Scientists have designed a set of biodegradable tableware made from sugarcane waste and bamboo that could serve as a potential alternative to plastic cups and other disposable plastic containers.
A British company is working on extracting oxygen from moon dust, which could be incredibly valuable for future moon missions and the possibilities of staying on the moon.
A plant that is usually dismissed has now been found to stop the growth of breast cancer cells.
Scientists from Oxford and other universities in the UK collaborated with research groups in China and Saudi Arabia, and announced that they had developed a method for retrieving valuable chemicals from plastic waste.
NASA’s OSIRIS-Rex spacecraft landed on an asteroid to retrieve a sample of primordial dust and pebbles from the celestial body that “could have helped seed life on Earth”.
Marine scientists in Australia have recently discovered a detached coral reef more than 500 meters high at the Great Barrier Reef.
Water has been confirmed on the sunlit surface of the moon which now boosts Nasa’s hopes of establishing a lunar base.
Traditional plastic is made from petroleum and pollutes our environment for centuries when it’s thrown away, so scientists at Germany’s Fraunhofer Institute for Production Systems and Design Technology set out to create a plastic alternative that addresses these two primary problems.
The Nobel Prize in Chemistry has been awarded to Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer A. Doudna for the development of a method for genome editing.
A team of Italian scientists says it found three new underground lakes near the south pole of Mars.