Adam Guss in his lab at Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

From our bottled water, toothbrush and comb to our car and cellphone, it’s hard to get through the day without touching and using plastic products. Unfortunately, while this lightweight, durable material made from petroleum and natural gas is a boon for our economy, it is also an environmental threat. InContinue Reading

BROOKLYN, New York, Thursday, Jan. 19, 2023 – Beginning in January, the Urban Future Lab at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering, in partnership with Greentown Labs, will provide a soft landing pad in the U.S. for the third cohort of Innovate UK’s Global Incubator Programme: Clean Growth edition, whichContinue Reading

Innosphere Ventures, CU Denver and Smart Cities Alliance Launches Smart Futures Lab to Support New Businesses Revolutionizing How Cities Work Through 5G

Now accepting applications for a new business incubator and accelerator program launching in March 2023 Smart Future Lab Denver, Dec. 09, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The new Smart Futures Lab offers resources to companies thanks to a $2 million grant from the US Economic Development Administration (EDA), which will supportContinue Reading

Those who gathered on Thursday, Oct. 27, for the grand opening of the Blavatnik Harvard Life Lab Longwood were there not just to admire a new state-of-the art research facility but to celebrate the promise of biomedical science to transform health and well-being for all. The 10,000-square-foot space houses wetContinue Reading

How my lab went from 4,000 kg to 130 kg of waste a year

One lab’s choices to cut back on waste production and energy consumption — such as switching from plastic to reusable glassware — saved thousands of euros.Credit: Jane Kilcoyne It started in 2019, with a simple switch from plastic 200-milliliter containers to compostable ones. But over the next year, Jane Kilcoyne,Continue Reading