Daily Archives: February 26, 2010

Olympic Medals Made from E-Waste

Read the full story from Discovery News. For the first time, Olympians will be wearing medals that contain gold, silver and copper recovered from old electronics. The metal supplier, Teck Resources, recycled household appliances, electronics and cables and recovered metals … Continue reading

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12 Major Trends in Library Design

Read the full story in Building Design & Construction. Hint: one of them is green building. Many academic planners assumed that the coming of the Internet would lead to the decline of the library as we know it. To the … Continue reading

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TogetherGreen Invites Applications for Conservation Fellowships and Innovation Grants

TogetherGreen, an alliance between the National Audubon Society and Toyota, is accepting applications for its Conservation Fellowships and Innovation Grants. Through TogetherGreen Conservation Fellowships, forty promising individuals (half from the Audubon network and half from external organizations) will be chosen … Continue reading

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Nano Magazine

From The Scout Report, Copyright Internet Scout 1994-2010. http://scout.wisc.edu/ Nano Magazine http://www.nanomagazine.co.uk/ Billed as “the magazine for small science,” Nano Magazine has an impressive online presence. Published in Britain, the magazine covers all aspects of nanotechnology and its various applications. … Continue reading

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Envisioning Climate Change Using a Global Climate Model

From The Scout Report, Copyright Internet Scout 1994-2010. http://scout.wisc.edu/ Envisioning Climate Change Using a Global Climate Model http://serc.carleton.edu/eet/envisioningclimatechange/ How do climatologists and others model climate change? It’s a good question, and one that students of the physical sciences and members … Continue reading

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