mines

No cobalt, no Tesla?

The battery industry uses 42 percent of global cobalt production, critical for Lithium-ion cells. Much of the world’s supply of cobalt comes out of Africa. Chinese players recently bought controllin

The Mine Kafon: A Low-Cost, Wind-Powered Minefield Clearing Device Hits Kickstarter

We brought you a video back at the end of November that showed off Massoud Hassani's mine-clearing device, the Mine Kafon, based on a wind-powered child's toy. Now, the Afghan industrial designer has

De-Mining In Post-Conflict Territory? There's An App For That

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/deminer.jpg" />A handful of Ivy League researchers recently came up with a solution to post-conflict landmine location that employs none