News tagged with alternative technologies

Quantum dots brighten the future of lighting

( -- With the age of the incandescent light bulb fading rapidly, the holy grail of the lighting industry is to develop a highly efficient form of solid-state lighting that produces high quality white light.

dateMay 08, 2012 in Nanomaterials
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DeltaWing concept car to race at Le Mans

( -- The Le Mans endurance race is a 24-hour competition that features cars that typically have an engine that comes in at over five liters. One team, known as the Project 56 group, has created a car that has ...

dateJun 10, 2011 in Engineering weblog
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Harvested rainwater harbors pathogens

South Africa has been financing domestic rainwater harvesting tanks in informal low-income settlements and rural areas in five of that nation's nine provinces. But pathogens inhabit such harvested rainwater, potentially posing ...

dateFeb 26, 2014 in Environment
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