Saturday, August 12, 2006

Interesting Articles of the Day

Partially by design, partially due to its weak economy, Cuba is environmentally pristine.

A team of researchers in France has shown that energy-storage components called supercapacitors can be made from a remarkably cheap and humble material: baked seaweed.

Fight fire monkeys with monkeys. India’s Delhi Metro has hired a monkey to frighten off other monkeys from boarding trains and upsetting passengers.

A team of researchers propose what they say is a limitless, low-risk repository for carbon dioxide: seafloor sediments at depths and temperatures that would guarantee it would stay denser than the water above, and thus be permanently locked away.

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