Tag: technology

First plants grown on the Moon

Seeds taken up to the Moon by China’s Chang’e-4 mission have sprouted, says China National Space Administration. It marks the first time any biological matter has grown on the Moon, and is being seen as a significant step towards long-term space exploration. The Chang’e 4 is the first […]

UNICEF Funds 6 Blockchain Startups that will solve Global challenges

The United Nations’ charity arm for children, UNICEF, is funding research into blockchain tech. Announced Monday, UNICEF is investing $100,000 in six blockchain startups to “solve global challenges using blockchain technology,” ranging from healthcare delivery transparency to managing finances and resources. The investments are part of a broader program which […]

What’s next? Algae lamps!

Proper lighting at night is required for safety along road and pathways. Many need electricity to run at night. Although many places have transitioned to LED lighting, the most energy efficient lighting currently available, to cut down on the energy use of street lamps, but a renewable energy […]