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“Green Science”

May 16, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Discovery News
What if you could eliminate pretty much everything you're throwing in the garbage? Let's dive in ... to the trash.
Sep 11, 2009 05:29 PM ET // Larry O'Hanlon
Like many folks, I truly dislike dwelling much on the 9-11 attacks. The memories are too painful. What we all saw that day is deeply seared into our collective memory and we will never forget. But what I feared most as I watched those towers fall was not another attack. It was America's reacti...
Jul 16, 2010 09:45 PM ET // Michael Reilly
A group of architects have a radical new idea for cleaning up the Great Pacific Garbage Patch: turn it all into a giant island the size of Hawaii's Big Island.
Sep 14, 2010 07:25 PM ET // Michael Reilly
Researchers are building vegetable gardens that could one day be used to support colonies on the moon.
Feb 22, 2011 12:53 PM ET // Tim Wall
The desert agave plant has all the makings for a smooth biofuel.
Jun 10, 2010 04:49 PM ET // Zahra Hirji
The Chesapeake Bay is in terrible condition and according to the EPA everyone in region is responsible, including the Amish.
Jun 23, 2010 12:10 AM ET // Michael Reilly
Underground microbes have been found converting waste CO2 and coal into natural gas. Left in the ground, the dirty fossil fuel might be transformed into a source of renewable energy.
Jul 7, 2011 04:10 PM ET // Tim Wall
Bioprospectors discover a hot spring microbe that uses an extreme heat-tolerant enzyme to break down cellulose.
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