Engineering 101

A New PoV on PVC Recycling

Polyvinyl chloride is one of the most produced plastics in the world, ranking third by volume. It's in nearly everything: hospital equipment, plumbing, window frames, housing trim, tents, shower curtains, and even our clothing. It coats the…

Smart Plants? Sure!

Droughts. Floods. Heat waves. Climate change is threatening our food supplies. But what if plants were smart enough to change how they adapt to our dynamic world? Researchers at Stanford University are bioengineering plants, manipulating…