Good job bringing this to light. People won't realise how huge the problem is and municipalities are woefully ill equipped to...
Agreed; mining can never be sustainable, but then how do you get the metals to make all the things you need in the course of...
Very good piece.
In an effort to create embryonic stem cells without destroying potential human life, European researchers have reported that they can get new lines of cells from "arrested" embryos. Arrested embryos are early embryos, which have ceased to develop but contain individual cells that can be induced to grow separately.