Author Archives: Claris Lam

Research Recap: NFTS

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What Are NFTS? Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are assets that have been tokenized via a blockchain. Each NFT has a unique identification code and metadata that distinguish them from other tokens. NFTs can be traded and exchanged for money, cryptocurrencies, or other NFTs.  NFTs are created through a process called minting. Minting involves recording the information of […]

Could The Metaverse Be An Environmental Solution?

Could the Metaverse be a solution to current environmental issues?  What Is The Metaverse? The Metaverse is a collective virtual open space created by the convergence of virtually enhanced physical and digital reality. It provides enhanced immersive experiences, and activities such as participating in virtual social experiences can take place in the Metaverse.  Since the […]

Research Recap: Regenerative Agriculture

With climate change beginning to heavily affect agriculture, as well as a  growing world population, there is a growing concern about whether current agricultural practices are enough to provide for everyone. Current, mainstream agricultural practices are contributing to soil degradation and loss. Within 50 years, there may not be enough soil left to feed the […]

Research Recap: Hemp Batteries

Hemp Batteries

Could hemp be a vital source of energy in the future? With increasing concerns about how our primary sources of energy pollute the environment, research and projects are being conducted involving potential alternatives, including making batteries out of hemp.  What Are Hemp Batteries? Hemp is technically from the same species of plant that psychoactive marijuana […]

Research Recap: Cellular Agriculture

Will cellular agriculture become the future of farming? With increasing worries about the sustainability of food production and supply, cellular agriculture could help solve this problem in an eco-friendly way. It could also help reduce the number of animals slaughtered to provide meat and other animal products for consumption.  What Is Cellular Agriculture? Cellular agriculture […]

Research Recap: Generating Electricity From Rain

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Research Recap: Generating Electricity From Rain Could generating electricity from rain be part of the future of energy? Though generating electricity from rain is a relatively new concept compared to tidal wave energy or solar energy, it’s possible that more research and development could make rain a mainstream source of energy in the future.  What […]

Research Recap: Recycling Roads

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Could it be possible that future roads will be made of recycled materials? With increasing concerns about the waste created by construction, some are trying to lessen this issue or solve this problem by creating roads made out of recycled materials, often plastic. By doing so, they hope to create durable, longer-lasting roads while also […]