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Coal ash is abundant around coal-fired power stations. In fact, that might be considerably understating things – globally, power stations produce around 1.2 billion tonnes annually, and in Australia coal ash accounts for nearly 20% of all waste. It's a staggering figure – and it's also a safe bet that this stuff will remain abundant long into the renewable energy transition.Continue ReadingCatego
Five years ago we wrote up a kickstarter project for an "all-in-one desk solution for modern life and work", and the Edge Desk was vastly overfunded, subsequently created and the company has since gone from strength to strength, having subsequently created its own hybrid kneeling and normal office chair.Continue ReadingCategory: Around The Home, LifestyleTags: Desk, Portable, Office
It’s estimated that 27.5% of people globally are affected by pain. While they might be effective, existing analgesics each have their issues. Acetaminophen/paracetamol (Tylenol, Panadol) can be toxic to the liver, and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs or NSAIDs (aspirin, ibuprofen, and others) can damage kidneys and cause stomach ulcers. Meanwhile, opioids are notoriously addictive and respon
The world's first winged commercial spaceplane has arrived at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, its final destination before its first mission to the International Space Station (ISS) later this year.Continue ReadingCategory: Space, ScienceTags: Space Launch System, Rocket, NASA, Boeing, SpaceX, International Space Station, Wings
We wrapped up a gorgeous, albeit a bit windy and dusty, weekend at this year's Overland Expo West in Flagstaff, Arizona on Sunday. Easily the biggest story at the show – literally and figuratively – was the major European brands establishing US-specific operations and models. The Bedrock XT2 is a particularly interesting example as it's the work of two of such brands – Iceland's Arctic Trucks pre

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It feels like back pain comes for many of us at some point in our lives, and it’s tricky to treat. A new gene therapy, which repairs damaged discs and reduces pain, has shown promise in mouse tests.Continue ReadingCategory: Medical, ScienceTags: Back Pain, Pain, Spinal, Chronic, Ohio State University, gene therapy
Canadian startup No-Bo Power has unveiled a carbon-framed mid-drive explorer rolling chunky fat tires and full suspension that serves as a stylish head-turner around town or a capable off-roader when the weekend warrior takes over.Continue ReadingCategory: Bicycles, TransportTags: ebikes, Pedal-assisted, Indiegogo, City, Mobility, Off-road
Canadian researchers have embarked on a mission to produce year-round berry crops pretty much anywhere. The Agrotunnel vertical farm provides optimum growing conditions monitored by AI, and meets electricity needs with proprietary solar panels.Continue ReadingCategory: Good Thinking, LifestyleTags: Vertical Farming, Western University, Farming, Fruit, Food is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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