Have you ever heard of an endocycle? Endocycles are happening all around you! They're one way that biological cells grow, and they generate more than half the earth's biomass. But how exactly endocycles work has been elusive to scientists until now.
I don't know if I would like to have a biomass power plant next to my house, but if I have to get one, please let it be like this. Better yet, let me live in it.
NEC created a new plastic made of corn, and besides being biodegradable, it conducts heat as well as carbon fiber and twice as well as stainless steel. Because of this great ability to chill, laptops and cellphones made of this stuff can be thinner because heatsinks, sheets of heat-dissipating material and fans can be…