Curiosity Daily Podcast: Covid’s Bright Side, Frogs Out on a Limb, Fertilizing Fuel
Today, you’ll learn about how COVID-19 may have revamped cities for the better, astounding new technology that could one day regrow human limbs, and how an agricultural fertilizer is going from feeding the world to potentially powering the world.
Episode show notes:
The pandemic changed more than just our home lives, it also changed the way we live in our cities.
The Pandemic Might Have Redesigned Cities Forever by Adam Rogers
Pandemic-led decline of US cities may be reversing by Howard Schneider
Car-Free Transportation Gets Boost from U.S. Grant Program by Laura Bliss
Pandemic-era Street Spaces: Parklets, Patios, and the Future of the Public Realm by John Bela
The Status of Outdoor Dining Across the Country by Amy McCarthy
Frogs found new legs with and exciting new breakthrough in limb regeneration.
A new device helps frogs regrow working legs after an amputation by Carolyn Wilke
Frogs regrow amputated legs in breakthrough experiment by Patrick Pester
Could Humans Ever Regenerate a Limb? by Jesse Emspak
How do we use frogs in research? by The Francis Crick Institute
Scientists regrow frog’s lost leg by Tufts University
Ammonia gets a bad rap, but a new “green” ammonia may be our solution to net zero carbon emissions.
Can ‘Green’ Ammonia Be a Climate Fix? by Nicola Jones
Green ammonia could produce climate-friendly ways to store energy and fertilize farms by Stephen Ornes
Ammonia: zero-carbon fertiliser, fuel and energy store by The Royal Society
Satellite Data Detects Hundreds of New Sources of Ammonia Pollution by Jason Daley
Watch this TED talk to get up to speed on green ammonia and shipping by Maria Gallucci
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