Eco-Technology

Artificial lights found to suppress pollination, contributing to destruction of ecosystem

(Natural News) A team from the Institute of Ecology and Evolution at the University of Bern in Switzerland that was led by Eva Knop found out that nocturnal pollination can in fact be disrupted by artificial lighting.“As it is possible that light-sensitive insects have already disappeared in regions with high levels of light pollution, we con ....

Math kills cancer cells

(UOttawa.ca) -- Here's a good reason to pay attention in math class. Today, Nature Communications published an article by Ottawa researchers that describes how advanced mathematical modelling can be used to fight cancer. The math predicts how different treatments and genetic modifications might allow cancer-killing, oncolytic viruses to overcome the natural defences that cancer ....

Eco-Friendly Phones: Is It Possible?

For those looking for smartphones where there’s a minimal impact on the environment, it’s worth considering the ways in which they’re both used and manufactured. Many companies strive to ensure their technology is built using sustainable sources of materials and energy, and this push towards a less harmful smartphone industry is a positive step that should be encouraged. Recently, a re ....

WordPress: Bloggers get Content Management boost

It takes a lot to maintain a blog. There are people who are of the opinion that it is a very easy thing to do as all you have to do is sit down and write stories about yourself or others. Truth be told though, there is much more to blogging than that. First and foremost, for a blog to be successful it has to attract an audience and this audience has to be maintained as a newer one is drawn to the ....

Keystone XL Pipeline activists gets marketing boost

The environmental groups and activists fighting to stop the Keystone XL Pipeline project need new media to express themselves. They need to reach out to the people and make them aware of the dangers associated with this project.  Advertorials can be a great medium through which they can spread their message to the masses. Advertorials are paid news articles that appear in magazines, newspap ....

Electric automobile idea busts at drawing board

The latest news in automotive technology comes from a Connecticut based company that is developing a new method of auto propulsion, using the element thorium to produce electricity. In a nutshell, they say 8 grams of thorium yields as much energy as 28,000 liters of gasoline which should supply enough electricity to keep the car running for an estimated 1 million miles which would outlast the mech ....

Hyundai drives into the Future

Since the Industrial Revolution, technology has benefited our lives but at the cost of trashing our planet's ecology. As the effects of long-term pollution are becoming virtually irreversible and increasingly detrimental, many innovative schemes are being introduced to try to combat the lethal side-effects of the technology that is so important to our modern-day existence. To come to terms with c ....

Save gas, save money through Hypermiling

Kari, Grant and Tory discuss the pitfalls of driving erratically on a non-closed course; plus, find out how you compare with the MythBusters when it comes to deciding it's time to get gas. ....