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Resolving to Focus

By Amanda Bancroft |

What will your New Year’s resolution be for 2015? Whether it’s losing weight, transitioning to solar power, adopting a new hobby, or something else entirely, there is one aspect of making a change in one’s lifestyle that is often overlooked: focus. Many people resolve to make a difference as part of their New Year’s resolution….

The Future of Plastic

By Amanda Bancroft |
Amanda Bancroft

Plastic has been a familiar friend around the house and a terrible terror around the globe, creating a more convenient lifestyle for many people and a big problem for the environment and people alike. Yet the future of plastic may be more moldable than we once thought. From plastic-eating microbes to new forms of oxo-biodegradable…