Consumer & Gadgets

Final refrain for iPod as Apple stops production

Apple on Tuesday put out word it is no longer making iPods, the trend-setting MP3 players that transformed how people get music and gave rise to the iPhone.

Energy & Green Tech

Turning old into new: A second life for vehicle components

A huge number of used parts end up in the scrap yard for recycling every year. It is far more resource-efficient, however, to remanufacture alternators, starters and the like as part of a recirculation approach. This reduces ...

Business

Business models for carbon dioxide mineralization

The cement industry is responsible for about seven percent of global greenhouse gas emissions. To encourage the decarbonization of this industry, policymakers and the industry must find ways to incentivize reductions. A study ...

Business

Chip firms play down Ukraine war supply fears

The tech industry is playing down fears of widespread raw materials shortages as a result of the war in Ukraine, after reports that chipmakers would face a severe crunch.

Energy & Green Tech

Expanding the horizons of sustainable ceramics

Churning out the world's toilets, tiles, plates and pipes, the resource-guzzling ceramics industry can go a long way to clean up its act, environmentally speaking.

Energy & Green Tech

Japan's Mitsubishi, energy body join Gates' nuclear project

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and the Japan Atomic Energy Agency have signed an agreement to participate in a next-generation nuclear energy project with TerraPower, a company started by Bill Gates.

Energy & Green Tech

Heating our homes with leftover canola

After years of meticulous research, Dr. Ajay Dalai's exploration of canola meal pellets as an eco-friendly alternative to coal and natural gas for both heat and energy is poised to move into its next phases—scaled-up pellet ...

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