In Better News – 22.02.18

Donnerstag ist Gute-Nachrichten-Tag (zumindest, wenn ich dazu komme)! Diesmal u. a. mit erneuerbaren Energien, nachhaltiger Mode und krebstötenden Nanorobotern.

Farm sunshine, not cancer: Replacing tobacco fields with solar arrays

Researchers contend that tobacco farmers could increase profits by converting their land to solar farms, which in turn provides renewable energy generation.

New Lithium Collection Method Could Boost Global Supply

The team’s technique uses a metal-organic-framework membrane that mimics the filtering function, or “ion selectivity,” of biological cell membranes. The membrane process easily and efficiently separates metal ions, opening the door to revolutionary technologies in the water and mining industries and potential economic growth opportunities in Texas.