Tag: microplastics

Microplastics Highest in the Maldives, Study Finds

Microplastics Highest in the Maldives, Study Finds

Microplastics is everywhere and according to a recent study, the island chain of the Maldives, known for its rich marine biodiversity, has the highest level of pollution with microplastics, both on its beaches and on the waters near the shore. The study, led by marine scientists from the Flinders University […]

Scientists Used Frog Cells to Create the First Living Robot

Scientists Used Frog Cells to Create the First Living Robot

A group of scientists from the US Tufts University have successfully created xenobots. These are tiny robots made from the skin of frogs and heart cells that are able to walk, work together, and heal themselves. The configuration of the frog cells is defined by algorithms and then, they’re constructed […]

For a Better Tomorrow: The Biggest Ocean Cleanup in the World Has Begun

The Biggest Ocean Cleanup In The World Has Officially Begun

Unfortunately, every year, more than 12 million tonnes of plastics goes into our oceans and damages sea life and the entire ecosystem. Estimates shown that in the Pacific Ocean alone, there are around 80,000 tonnes of plastic which is mostly concentrated in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch- a big “island” […]