Our world is drowning in plastic waste—but these scientists think they have a way to turn all those empty water bottles into a fuel source.
Erin Biba is a freelance journalist and fact checker who writes about science for publications such as BBC, Popular Science, and Scientific American.
What if our immune system never got resistant to antibiotics?
‘They can be swarmed to work like a Roomba, you can program them to move in specific movements and locomotion to create scrubbing.’
Glitter, like all microplastics, is disastrous for the environment. What if there was a greener way to glow?
The Gates Foundation is working on new types of sanitation systems for parts of the world that can’t afford modern upgrades—including a toilet that zaps waste right at home.
This cool little robot will help doctors see the inside of your guts.
The best way to monitor patients with heart disease might be with a simple hack of their bathroom habits.
‘We realized we could provide a way that people can see the pollution in their environment.’
The glop has the amazing ability to be sticky without sticking to the slugs themselves.
Scientists are trying to tweak the Jetsons-era dream for a climate-change future.