Daily Archives: October 16, 2011

Just any paper can now be a battery!

Saving energy in batteries has been one of the biggest challenges that we have seen over the last century. All technologies so far have been primitive, heavy, bulky and ecologically expensive and financially, too. Continue reading

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No space for the dead

A friend returned from a funeral the other day. “These days families have begun to accept that bodies can be buried in an old burial patch with the new body interred above an old one,” she said.

Her grandma had passed away, and given the premium on real estate for burial, they had to settle for a patch that already had someone buried some years ago. Continue reading

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