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“waste”

May 7, 2015 10:15 AM ET
Sweden is able to recycle 99 percent of their trash, some of which they burn. Why isn't this practiced in the United States?
Apr 21, 2015 11:42 AM ET // Renee Morad
A biogas reactor that transforms human waste into energy could supply free methane to local villagers.
Dec 8, 2014 04:33 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Human waste has been a hassle for spaceflight since the dawn of the space age -- but now it could transform our push toward the final frontier. Continue reading →
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 →
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