The "Technosphere," though not yet a widely acknowledge word, is a term to represent all the human-made machinery, devices, and marvels in the world. For many scientists, the continuous increase in the development of technology, modernization, and urbanization has made the technosphere at a worrying weight.
The recovery and conversion of urban waste could become a valuable source of electricity that benefits millions of Africans, say energy and sustainability experts.
New eco-friendly construction materials called BioSIPs were developed by a University of Colorado Denver professor and former graduate student. The two were recently awarded a patent for their design.
Rice University researchers recently developed solar water-splitting technology that produces a clean, renewable energy source, through processes of splitting water.
University of Adelaide researchers found that by recycling grape waste produced from wine making, they could create an efficient biofuel. This saves wine-makers the cost of disposal and positively impacts the environment, which otherwise receives roughly 13 million tons of grape waste annually.