Clean tech approaches to ship biofilms

“Twitching” Material Dislodges Bacteria From Ship Hulls
By Shaunacy Ferro,

Surface changes in the paint-like material can reduce biofilm buildup.

When a horse is dis­lodg­ing a pesky fly, it twitch­es a small por­tion of its skin to shake off the unwel­come vis­i­tor. Researchers from Duke Uni­ver­si­ty have devel­oped…

In the Next Industrial Revolution, Atoms Are the New Bits | Magazine


An interesting new article in Wired on the way that social networking, crowdsourcing and software driven, personal manufacturing is transforming the manufacturing of every type of good. Indeed the worlds of bit and atoms are merging at a rapid clip. The first human powered search engine

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The first human powered search engine..