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Sep 5, 2014 09:30 AM ET // Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
Diapers contain the plant-based material cellulose, which mushrooms consume.
Jul 30, 2014 04:00 PM ET // Discovery News
The cruising season is here; how much do you know about this type of holiday?
Sep 23, 2013 08:55 AM ET // Tim Wall
Antibiotic-tainted waterways may breed super-bacteria in the aquatic arteries of America's cities. Continue reading →
Sep 16, 2013 02:00 PM ET // Tim Wall
Consumables become catastrophes when massive amounts of food escape from containers.
Jul 2, 2013 08:54 AM ET // Tim Wall
Disease-causing microorganisms use floating plastic trash as rafts to ride the oceans' currents and invade ecosystems. Continue reading →
Feb 28, 2012 08:13 AM ET // Tim Wall
Those convenient and tidy plastic cups can't be recycled and are collecting in America's landfill.
Aug 1, 2011 09:58 AM ET // Tim Wall
Scrubbing wastewater of nitrogen is a potential business boon waiting to happen; it would help reduce energy use as well as air and water pollution.
Jun 15, 2011 09:12 AM ET // Tim Wall
Oyster mushrooms can rid the world of the diaper disposal problem. Next question: would you eat these bottom feeders?