Research inspired by crustaceans

Modern seafood processing practices result in a large volume of waste products, i.e., skin, head, tails, shells, scales, backbones, etc. These waste products may often encompass several high-value products which are still untapped due to the lack of appropriate management. We have to be aware that the production and consumption of crustaceans needs to be… read more »

Smartfin – collecting data for ocean research

The global ocean may be the most critical part of Earth’s environmental system. Since the Industrial Revolution, the ocean has absorbed 90% of the excess heat from global warming and half of the excess carbon dioxide. Scientists confirm that the way the ocean handles continued increases in heat and carbon dioxide will largely determine how… read more »

Will CO2 become the fuel of the future

Who will discover the most efficient and cheapest way to turn CO2, something we are currently fearing and think will in one possible doom scenario end existence on our beloved planet as we know it, into the next big thing that will fuel our need for energy. Wouldn’t it be funny if our carbon emissions… read more »

Cubit – the smart tape measure

Plott is the name of the company that is bringing us a tool made to go along with the tech revolution that we are currently in. Measuring with your arms, to be precise with the length from your elbow to the end of your fingers was the standard measurement in Egypt and behold it was… read more »

The Interceptor™ – the Ocean Cleanup

The Interceptor is The Ocean Cleanup’s answer for river plastic waste. There came up with a simple and scalable solution to pick up plastic before it enters the world’s oceans through rivers. A 100% solar-powered, autonomous, plastic collector that can operate in the majority of the world’s most polluting rivers. For those who are not… read more »

Homework with QR code

When scanned it takes the child to an instructional YouTube video related to the assignment/lesson. What a nice idea to add an extra information channel for a better understanding of the students. It is interesting to observe how the QR code has made its progress from the first designs in 1994 for the Japanese automotive… read more »