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Friday: November 13, 2009

Brand new synthetic DVD capable of lasting roughly a thousand years.Brand new synthetic DVD capable of lasting roughly a thousand years.

...by which time civilization will have long forgotten about this fabled DVD technology that we speak of. BONUS: they'll still be available at most major landfills for future generations to enjoy as well!

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Technology @ 7:49 AM | Tags (7) | 1000 | dvds | synthetic | tear | technology | wear | years |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 8 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: June 22, 2009

Scientists over at Columbia University working on 'synthetic tree' to reduce air emissions.Scientists over at Columbia University working on 'synthetic tree' to reduce air emissions.

The technology is similar to that used to capture carbon from flue stacks at coal-fired power plants, but the difference is that the 'synthetic tree' can catch carbon anytime, anywhere.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Science @ 11:06 PM | Tags (5) | carbon | science | synthetic | tree | environment |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 4 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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