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‘Peecycling’ payoff: Urine diversion shows multiple environmental benefits when used at city scale
  1. ‘Peecycling’ payoff: Urine diversion shows multiple environmental benefits when used at city scale

    New study is the first in-depth analysis of the environmental performance and benefits of large-scale urine recycling relative to conventional wastewater treatment and fertilizer production.

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  2. North American cold-climate forests are already absorbing less carbon, study shows

    By zeroing in on different high-latitude regions around the globe, researchers reveal what global averages mask.

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  3. Urban solar energy: Solar panels for windows hit record 8% efficiency

    Transparent solar panels on windows could take a bite out of a building’s electricity needs.

  4. COVID-19 is laying waste to many US recycling programs

    ‘The trends we see in the making and consuming of single-use goods, particularly plastic, could have lasting negative effects on the circular economy.’

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  5. Battery-free sensor startup takes aim at industrial efficiency

    Part of the team that brought us the world’s smallest computer in 2015 brings the future of computing technology into the present.

  6. We’re doing ethanol wrong

    Is there a way to get biofuels right?

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  7. Making wind power more predictable: A Q&A with Eunshin Byon

    Predictive modeling could help power companies get more consistent output from renewables.

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  8. NASA satellite offers urban carbon dioxide insights

    Using data from NASA’s Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2, researchers found connections between the population density of cities and how much carbon dioxide they produce per person.

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  9. Russel Lecture: Fighting climate change with organic electronics

    The researcher-entrepreneur who helped bring OLED displays to the masses envisions a future of efficient lighting and next-gen solar power.

  10. ‘Aged’ urine won’t transfer antibiotic resistance when converted to fertilizer

    Findings raise prospects for recycled urine as a more environmentally-friendly fertilizer.

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