Rare earth elements are important to technologies like cell phones, televisions, fluorescent light bulbs and wind turbines. And the mother lode of rare earth elements is in the ocean floor.
Lately scientists in Europe have been pushing the idea of lab grown meat in their research. It seems like they are suggesting that one day we will all have to accept a lower quality of life just to be socially responsible.
Scientists claim the first test-tube burger will be ready in about a year.
It stands to reason that remanufacturing a product – rather than manufacturing a new one from scratch – saves energy. Right?