Bioplastics from sugar beets – BLOOM Bioeconomy

Biomass is everywhere. I am surrounded by all kinds of plants and fields and all this green nature around me is what we call “biomass”. On the Bloom project we look into new technologies and innovations of the so-called bioeconomy. In this episode, I am on my journey to find out how it is possible […]

How diseases rise and fall with the seasons—and what it could mean for coronavirus

–Music– How exactly do we become “under the weather”? The question has fascinated the field of medicine for millennia. Observers of disease, from Hippocrates to Salk, have noticed that illnesses ebb and flow with the seasons. Influenza, for instance, goes away in the summer and comes back in late fall or winter. Now that a […]

UMass Researchers Make Electricity from Humidity | Connecting Point | March 11, 2020

>>>NON-POLLUTING AND LOW-COST RENEWABLE ENERGY, RIGHT OUT OF THIN AIR. SOUND TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE? TWO UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS PROFESSORS, MICROBIOLOGIST DEREK LOVELY AND JUN YAO, AN ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEER SAY IT’S NOT. WORKING TOGETHER, THEY ARE CREATING ENERGY FROM MOISTURE IN THE AIR, AND THEY EXPLAINED THE DETAILS TO CARRIE SALDO IN […]

DIY Home Energy Monitor & CT sensors explained

Hi everyone! This is a bit of a special Simply Explained video with me talking about my DIY home energy monitor and how I built it. You see I was interested in measuring how much electricity our whole apartment was using and I wanted to collect that data over time. Now, of course, I could […]

DIY Home Energy Monitor & CT sensors explained

Hi everyone! This is a bit of a special Simply Explained video with me talking about my DIY home energy monitor and how I built it. You see I was interested in measuring how much electricity our whole apartment was using and I wanted to collect that data over time. Now, of course, I could […]

The Good Oil – Could waste provide a solution for water pollution?

One thing that I truly enjoy about long hikes and runs and walks is that you have an opportunity to reflect on what you’ve done you have long periods where you can think about the new experiments you can mull over everything that’s happened you know over the past week of research and you can […]

Air pollution causes 40,000 premature deaths in S. Korea each year: Greenpeace

A new Greenpeace report shows air pollution from burning fossil fuels is responsible for more than 4 million premature deaths around the world each year,… incurring an annual global economic cost of nearly 3 trillion U.S. dollars. The report also warns that air pollution is especially detrimental for children in low-income countries. Kim Hyo-sun tells […]

3 Energy Stock Picks

Welcome to the Morningstar series, “3 Stock Picks.” I’m Holly Black. With me is Rachel Winter. She is Investment Director at Killik & Co. Hello. Hello. Good afternoon. So, we’ve got a bit of an energy theme for our stock picks today. Where would you like to start? We do. We’ve got three energy companies. […]

Electric Fence Designs for Deterring White-tailed Deer

White-tailed deer and other wildlife can be a big problem in farm fields. Wildlife intrusion can create health and safety risks and cause economic loss. Produce can become damaged or contaminated by animals resulting in human illness or even death. Federal regulations for produce safety are intended to protect the consumer as well as the […]

Can Energy Stocks Still Provide a Safe Source of Income?

Hello and welcome to the Morningstar Series “Why Should I Invest With You?” I’m Emma Wall and I’m joined today by Tineke Frikkee, Manager of the Smith & Williamson U.K. Equity Income Fund. Hello Tineke. Hi there. So I had a look at your fund’s portfolio and there is about 8.5% in energy stocks. The […]