In some of the first results from a federally funded initiative to find new ways of capturing carbon dioxide CO2 from coal fired power plants Rice University scientists have found that CO2 can be removed ... - Read More
Living in colder climates in the US is more energy demanding than living in warmer climates This is according to Dr Michael Sivak at the University of Michigan who has published new research today 28 ... - Read More
A new look at conditions after a Manhattan sized asteroid slammed into a region of Mexico in the dinosaur days indicates the event could have triggered a global firestorm that would have burned every twig ... - Read More
A Stanford team has designed an entirely new form of cooling panel that works even when the sun is shining Such a panel could vastly improve the daylight cooling of buildings cars and other structures ... - Read More
The next generation of computers promises far greater power and faster processing speeds than today's silicon based based machines These quantum computers so called because they would harness the unique quantum mechanical properties of atomic ... - Read More
Electronic computing speeds are brushing up against limits imposed by the laws of physics Photonic computing where photons replace comparatively slow electrons in representing information could surpass those limitations but the components of such computers ... - Read More
Scientists at the University of East Anglia have made an important breakthrough in the quest to generate clean electricity from bacteria Share This See Also Bacteria Microbes and More Electricity Energy Technology Energy and the ... - Read More
An international team of plasma physicists has used one of the world's most powerful lasers to create highly unusual plasma composed of hollow atoms Share This See Also Physics Optics Quantum Physics Chemistry Thermodynamics Nuclear ... - Read More
An innovative new process that releases the energy in coal without burning while capturing carbon dioxide the major greenhouse gas has passed a milestone on the route to possible commercial use scientists are reporting Their ... - Read More
As escalating corn prices have encouraged many farmers to switch to growing corn continuously they wonder why they have been seeing unusually high yield reductions over the past several years The University of Illinois conducted ... - Read More
System wide networks of proteins are indispensable for organisms Function and evolution of these networks are among the most fascinating research questions in biology Bioinformatician Thomas Rattei University of Vienna and physicist Hernan Makse City ... - Read More
When researchers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst led by microbiologist Derek Lovley discovered that the bacterium Geobacter sulfurreducens conducts electricity very effectively along metallic like microbial nanowires they found physicists quite comfortable with the ... - Read More
For years scientists around the world have dreamed of building a complete functional artificial cell Though this vision is still a distant blur on the horizon many are making progress on various fronts Prof Roy ... - Read More
Released 3 14 2013 11 00 AM EDTEmbargo expired 3 18 2013 9 00 AM EDTSource Newsroom University of Alabama Huntsville more news from this source Mar 18 2013 Engineers will be able to design ... - Read More
Terahertz THz radiation a slice of the electromagnetic spectrum that occupies the middle ground between microwaves and infrared light is rapidly finding important uses in medical diagnostics security and scientific research As scientists and engineers ... - Read More
Energy is getting more and more expensive and experts are predicting record electricity and heating prices A software platform promises to lighten the load for households and businesses by making it easier for consumers to ... - Read More
The search for sustainable new materials to store heat captured from the sun for release during the night has led scientists to a high tech combination of paraffin wax and sand Their report on the ... - Read More
New York Gov Andrew Cuomo will soon decide whether to approve hydraulic fracturing for natural gas in the state To date no alternative to expanded gas drilling has been proposed Share This See Also Energy ... - Read More
The energy produced by solar panels be it heat or electricity has to be used right away It is hard to store and preserve and also its transportation can be rather complicated Creating solar cells ... - Read More
For years researchers have developed thin films of bismuth telluride Bi2Te3 which converts heat into electricity or electricity to cooling on top of gallium arsenide GaAs to create cooling devices for electronics But while they ... - Read More
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