Pump ambient air (which contains CO2) into a plastic tank, filled with sea water, through a gas distributor. Carbon dioxide (CO2) from the air will dissolve in the sea water. The surface of the sea water should be exposed to direct sunlight. Phytoplankton will be multiplied on the surface of the sea water by the natural process of photosynthesis, which utilizes CO2 and sunlight (as in the hot Benguela sea stream on the South African East Coast, which captures CO2 and produces phytoplankton for marine fish consumption). The plankton biomass produced by this process can then be harvested for renewable clean energy purposes and agricultural fertilizer, e.g. 1) Production of methane heating gas in a bio-digester tank to serve ...
In the world, usage of electricity is increased day by day for each and every purpose of people. If the necessity of electricity increased but the production level is low. The main purpose of this invention is cost effective, without fuel, no pollution, noiseless, and constant power supply without fluctuation.
In this product specializes in helping home owners and business owners become more energy efficient with the ultimate goals of helping them to save money on their utility bills, decrease consumption, and increasing the comfort of their home and industries.
The objective of this demonstration project is to develop and demonstrate a power delivery system using existing equipment where possible. The ...
The Brownian ratchet is a submicron-scale micromachine in which components move randomly by Brownian motion. The micromachine can be manufactured by using microfabrication technologies such as semiconductor fabrication technologies, nanotechnologies and molecular machine technologies.
The Brownian ratchet is a micromachine extracting useful work from Brownian motion. Details of the Brownian ratchet are omitted here. Please search the internet etc. for details of the Brownian ratchet.
As an important point, Mr. Feynman denies that the impeller and the ratchet rotate continuously ...
What happens when an astronaut gets sick? Current missions require that astronauts take medications with them from Earth. But many medications degrade over time, especially protein drugs, and the necessary stockpile takes up precious mass and volume on a spacecraft. With the push towards long-term human missions to the Moon and Mars, this model is not sustainable. Even on Earth, there are many people without access to critical medicines because regional production and distribution systems are lacking, especially in remote areas, resource-poor areas and in austere environments. Our solution is an “Astropharmacy” – an innovation that allows protein drugs to be produced “on demand,” even in the remote environment of space, using genes as templates for cellular or cell-free ...
To provide a sustainable source of desalinated water from ocean surface water by having floating platforms filter, distil and collect the water, using solar energy.
Current desalination techniques require large amounts of energy to run the plants. Furthermore the waste salt creates an environmental problem via sterilisation of the land it is dumped on. My concept hopes to retain the salt within the ocean, without concentrating it in the water, by using a slow but steady method.
The platform can be used along the coastline near settlements, especially for impoverished villages, and to assist areas hit by natural disasters which have had their infrastructure destroyed.
A large scale production and installation of the platforms could ...
Plastics are known for their extremely useful properties and have invoked a materials revolution since it's creation. Durable, watertight, light weight & easily manufactured, plastics have become ubiquitous in our modern world. However, on the down side, plastics are too perfect and long lasting, the disposable of which has become an issue of world wide, environmental, concern.
Current methods of handling plastic waste include recycling, re-purposing, land filling, incineration, sublimation, bio-degradation/digestion, temporal degradation, photo degradation & conversion via chemical (including enzymatic) reaction. Each method has it's advantages and disadvantages, ...
Now imagine something as simple as a microbe that can degrade those plastic bottles. Such an organism exists. Ideonella sakaiensis 201-F6 is a recently discovered bacterium that can degrade PET using its PETase enzyme, but PETase doesn’t yet work fast enough to solve plastic recycling at the industrial scale.
However, while working to solve the crystal structure of PETase, an international ...
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