pollutants

Robot Fish to Better Monitor Water Quality

An ecologist and an engineer at Michigan State University are working together to create robot fish that can better monitor various factors in aquatic environments. [social_buttons] Combining the brilliance of nature with some top-notch engineering, these two scientists are on to something and getting the funding for it. The researchers … [continued]

SCORE: A Cookstove That Generates Electricity

Those of us who don’t live in developing countries might not always remember that the majority of the world still uses biomass-fired cookstoves that produce smoke and other toxins. It’s a serious problem–indoor air pollution kills 1.6 million people yearly. Enter the SCORE (Stove for Cooking, Refrigeration, and Electricity), a … [continued]