Paper Made of Stone

Limex is a new material made of limestone that can be used as a substitute for paper and plastic products. It takes its name from ‘limestone’ and the variable ‘x’. Nobuyoshi Yamasaki and Yuichiro Sumi invented this product and established a company called TBM to develop, manufacture and sell Limex. Limex paper outperforms regular paper…

Seven Minutes of Speed and Clean

TOKYO —                                                                                                                                  Japan’s shinkansen, or bullet train, was the world’s first high-speed train running at 200 km per hour, and today the Tokaido Shinkansen is the world’s most used high-speed rail line. Impressively, even with over 120,000 trains running on the line each year, the average delay…