Archive for January, 2014

Graphene – a 21st Century wonder discovery – Jan. 22 – Researchers at Britain’s University of Manchester believe their work on graphene, a material they call ‘the wonder material of the 21st Century’, will change the way we live. Graphene is 200 times stronger than steel but extremely lightweight and can conduct heat and electricity more efficiently than any other comparable material. Ivor Bennett reports.

January 21, 2014 at 10:46PM

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Took the downtown line for fun just out of sheer wanderlust. It seems rather underutilized #hawkerize #commute. Rather squarish and sterile train design

Brazilian inventor sows seeds for farmers’ success – Jan. 12 – A Brazilian agronomist and entrepreneur has developed a seed-planting system that promises to significantly boost the productivity of small farms. With a grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Mateus Marrafon is testing his design in the hopes of eventually commercializing it for use in developing nations around the world. Tara Cleary has more.