All articles by laura jenner

laura jenner

Minute mercenaries – tackling nuclear waste with microbiology

Groundbreaking research showing the potential of microbes to treat radioactive waste has shed light on how toxic materials could be disposed of in the future. Laura Walkinshaw reports.

Tidal power: Florida’s ocean current potential

As a largely unexplored renewable source, marine and hydrokinetic energy – or ocean power – is gaining traction as the next best thing in the power industry. Laura Walkinshaw spoke to Florida Atlantic University and Swedish marine energy technology company Minesto about their plans to explore the feasibility of deep ocean current power off the coast of Florida.