Family Sells Their London Home to Move to the Smallest African Country and Save Its Coral Reefs

Family Sells Their London Home to Move to the Smallest African Country and Save Its Coral Reefs

Rather than continue living a comfortable urban life, this British family has sold their London home in favor of launching the world’s smallest nature reserve to save a nation’s coral reef system. (L-R) Barry, Josephine, Georgina and Karolina Seath. SWNS. Karolina and Barry Seath—along with their two young daughters—are preparing … Read more

Watch Teen’s Graduation Advice For The Class of 2020 That Won 1st Prize in Global Competition: ‘We got this!’

Watch Teen’s Graduation Advice For The Class of 2020 That Won 1st Prize in Global Competition: ‘We got this!’

“Life is a practice in improv,” says a Quebec college senior who won a scholarship for her candid musings on the theme ‘How the coronavirus affected my final semester.’ The contest, sponsored by greatergood.org, invited high school and college seniors to record a selfie video that answers the question: How … Read more

Used Electric Car Batteries Could Be Recycled into New Life as Energy Storage for Solar Farms, Says New Study

Used Electric Car Batteries Could Be Recycled into New Life as Energy Storage for Solar Farms, Says New Study

Solar energy farms could offer second life for electric vehicle batteriesModeling study shows battery reuse systems could be profitable for both electric vehicle companies and grid-scale solar operations.Written by David L. ChandlerMIT News As electric vehicles rapidly grow in popularity worldwide, there will soon be a wave of used batteries … Read more

Scientists Discover a Complete Protein Found Nowhere on Earth That Fell From Space, May Hint at Planet’s Origin

Scientists Discover a Complete Protein Found Nowhere on Earth That Fell From Space, May Hint at Planet’s Origin

A complete protein—a critical ingredient for life, and one that could finally solve the mystery of how life on earth began—was discovered for the first time “on an extraterrestrial source.” Using the latest in mass spectrometry, scientists from Harvard identified isolated amino-acids lodged in a meteorite, and later confirmed them … Read more