Sandia uses citric acid to extract Rare Earth elements from common coal ash

Sandia uses citric acid to extract Rare Earth elements from common coal ash

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF There is a literal geopolitical war brewing over the availability of rare earth elements, but now a new process could open the door to almost unlimited quantities.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, read about...

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Vertical farms edge closer to disrupting traditional agriculture

Vertical farms edge closer to disrupting traditional agriculture

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Today’s modern agricultural practises favour countries with fertile land and the food they produce has a dramatic impact on the environment, but tomorrows farms could be stationed in deserts, or at sea, right next to their consumers, producing high quality, organic food at knock down...

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