Marcin Jakubowski is helping to make the blueprints for 50 farming machines open source. His efforts should help anyone to build their own tractor or other tools from scratch and help make our lives more self-sustaining.… [Read the rest]
Have you heard about this? In 2011, MIT published an article about MIT Professor Daniel Nocera and his team. They'd done something impressive: they'd created an "artificial leaf".
Leaves [Read the rest]carbohydrates chlorophyll (the green pigment in leaves).…
Okay, we've got a problem with plastic. It's a big one. No surprise. It doesn't break down into something useful for other creatures, like leaves or twigs do. It can kill wildlife when left out in the wild.… [Read the rest]
Okay, it's pretty tough to watch. You should know that before you sit back on your couch with some popcorn to watch More Than Honey.
But, this is a must-watch for anyone working on food systems.… [Read the rest]
I started the IVF process with the hope of a bounty of eggs, and ultimately a bounty of embryos. I knew that all the drugs I was taking would help me cultivate follicles the size of grapes full of juicy, gelatinous, goo that housed little, almost microscopic eggs, and the number of follicles I was producing was plentiful. … [Read the rest]