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“waste”

Oct 21, 2014 11:44 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Each Ebola patient produces a staggering amount of waste that includes everything from the oft mentioned bodily fluids to contaminated bed sheets. Continue reading →
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?
Jul 7, 2014 11:40 AM ET // Megan Gannon, Live Science News Editor
Most mammals larger than rats urinate for about the same amount of time: 21 seconds.
May 29, 2014 09:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
A spider has evolved a successful way to avoid being bothered: it masquerades as an unsavory pile. Continue reading →
Apr 11, 2014 11:29 AM ET // Alyssa Danigelis
A new bioreactor for astronauts takes waste removed from their urine and turns it into a useful energy source. Continue reading →
Mar 27, 2014 02:08 PM ET // Alyssa Danigelis
Spanish design students whip up super cheap, edible blobs in the kitchen that they think could be viable no-waste alternatives to water bottles. Continue reading →
Mar 15, 2014 09:27 AM ET // Alyssa Danigelis
Two designers propose a trash lid design that lures fruit flies to their death, preventing them from taking over our kitchens. Continue reading →
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