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Scientists say invention to clean up giant Pacific garbage patch is officially operating

Ocean clean-up technology has reportedly taken a bite out of the so-called “Great Pacific Garbage Patch” for the first time. Dutch scientists had designed a floating device to collect plastic …
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This clean energy invention runs on nothing but cold, night air

When Hurricane Dorian smothered the Grand Bahamas and Abaco Islands for 41 hours this month, it knocked out power and plunged nearly 70,000 people into darkness. Two years ago, Hurricane Maria smashed …
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The 25-year-old entrepreneur hoping to clean up the Great Pacific Garbage Patch rarely sees his invention in action because he gets too seasick

Boyan Slat came up with the idea for his plastic-cleanup tool after scuba diving in Greece and finding more plastic bags than fish.
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Vietnamese teenagers hoping to clean air with bicycle invention

(L-R front) Cao Thi Khanh Hoa, Tung Bao Khanh and Tran Hoang Phi Bao alongside their professor Le Thanh Hai (back L), at Thang Long institute in Dalat, southern Vietnam, Apr. 26, 2019. EFE/Khang Nguon …
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UML invention makes vehicles run clean longer

LOWELL — A team of UMass Lowell researchers has pioneered a new, more efficient way to power electric vehicles. The innovation, developed by Chemistry Department Chairman Professor David Ryan and a …
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The world’s oldest Nobel Prize winner, a 96-year-old physicist, says his new invention will give everyone in the world clean, cheap energy

RUMSON, New Jersey — Arthur Ashkin, the world’s oldest Nobel Prize winner, favors comfort over style. When I met him in his New Jersey home, he was sporting a fleece-lined zip-up, corduroy pants, and …
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