A graduate student has created the first man-made biological leaf. It absorbs water and carbon dioxide to produce oxygen just like a plant. He did this by suspending chloroplasts in a mixture made out of silk protein. He believed it can be used for many things but the most striking one is the thought that it could be used for long distance space travel. Plants do not grow in space, but this synthetic material can be used to produce oxygen in a hostile environment. (Video)
If we send these to another planet and they are successful, within a few million years we could CHANGE the composition of that planet’s atmosphere like the original photo-synthesizers did to ours…just imagine.
and this is why we cosplay
those two dudes made each other’s days.
When Annie Hart got out of her car in East Los Angeles earlier this month, she was expecting to find two white-furred, abandoned dogs who had been wandering around the streets together for weeks. What she didn’t expect, however, was to find a canine couple whose friendship would astound and inspire her.
Big kittens need love too! My cat gave birth to six kittens last night. At the same time, she adopted our 10-week-old kitten who needed a mother’s love
Underwater sculpture, in Grenada, in honor of our African ancestors thrown overboard.
This is so powerful and beautiful.
There’s a new clip from Book 4 episode 1 online and it gives us a glimpse at what Opal & Kai’s new jobs are!
THIS IS FROM TOOLANGI FOREST ABOUT AN HOUR AWAY FROM MY HOUSE
Please DON’T BUY REFLEX PAPER
Support The Wilderness Society to continue their campaign to stop old growth logging in Victoria
Toolangi forest is one of the most carbon neutralising forests on the planet
It’s also home to lots of endangered species such as the Leadbeater Possum
This one of the largest old growth forests left and Reflex paper is behind is horrific destruction
If you want to give this forest a chance please visit The Wilderness Society’s website
This makes me so upset :(