Sustainability in action : helping my family

This weekend was the occasion for me to go and visit my family in Lorraine (Eastern France). This enabled me to help out my two uncles and their families cut their water and energy consumption. Indeed, I first helped one family install a rainwater harvesting system that will enable them to water their garden for… Continue reading Sustainability in action : helping my family

Graphene can be produced by sugar

I once wrote that aerogel – a great insulating material, 37 times more insulating that fiberglass – can be made of rice husks, a common byproduct of the most eaten cereal in the world. Now it seems that graphene – a highly conductible and resistant material that could literally revolutionize electronics and computers – can… Continue reading Graphene can be produced by sugar