Category: GreenTech

CB Therapeutics’ lab-grown cannabinoids could unlock new medicines and make others affordable – TechCrunch

Marijuana may still be on shaky legal ground, but the therapeutic benefits of the psychoactive molecules — cannabinoids — inside the plant are solidly established. Unfortunately, cultivation of that plant is resource-intensive and yields only tiny amounts of some useful medicines. CB Therapeutics, a new biotech company launching today at

Powered by $25 million, Arcadia Power looks to expand its distributed renewable energy services – TechCrunch

As renewable energy use surges in the U.S. and the effects of global climate change become more visible, companies like Arcadia Power are pitching a nationwide service to make renewable energy available to residential customers. While states like New York, California and regions across the upper Midwest have access to

Rainforest Connection enlists machine learning to listen for loggers and jaguars in the Amazon – TechCrunch

The vastness that makes the Amazon rainforest so diverse and fertile also makes it extremely difficult to protect. Rainforest Connection is a project started back in 2014 that used solar-powered second-hand phones as listening stations that could alert authorities to sounds of illegal logging. And applying machine learning has supercharged