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In the latest Avengers film, our heroes grapple with the consequences of villain Thanos wiping out half the population. The study of resource management shows why this wouldn’t necessarily solve hunger and resource scarcity. Marvel Studios/IMDB

Avengers: Endgame and why a smaller population doesn’t guarantee paradise

Marvel villain Thanos wiped out half the universe's population to create paradise. But as the Avengers find out in Endgame, solving resource scarcity is not that simple.
Shades of 60 elements that make a computer chip. intelfreepress

Metals in your smartphone have no substitutes

A few centuries ago, there were just a few widely used materials: wood, brick, iron, copper, gold and silver. Today’s material…

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