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New study may improve rice productivity

University of Illinois researchers established the university's first rice paddy to test rice performance in Illinois and at Kyoto University in Japan. The two plots, which were planted on the same date, ...

Jun 23, 2014
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AMD reveals plans for 25x efficiency gains by 2020

(Phys.org) —California-based semiconductor product company, AMD, has announced goals for very ambitious efficiency gains in its products over the rest of the decade. AMD has already made headway in improving ...

Jun 22, 2014 weblog
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Modular facades for tailored retrofitting

Innovative solutions are required to improve the energy efficiency of the existing residential building stock in Europe. But combining such innovation with better management and new business models creates ...

Jun 20, 2014
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Sustainable energy hub for Asia launched

The Asian Development Bank and two U.N. agencies launched a hub Wednesday to mobilize investments and innovation to bring clean energy to the Asia Pacific region, where more than 600 million people lack electricity and 1.8 ...

Jun 18, 2014
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Russia crisis boosts EU carbon deal

Worries about energy dependence on Russia have boosted prospects of EU leaders approving a package of proposals to cut carbon emissions by 2030, European Climate Commissioner Connie Hedegaard said Friday.

Jun 07, 2014
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Smoothly moving industrial robots save energy

Siemens wants to further reduce the power consumption of manufacturing robots in the automotive industry. One approach to this problems deals with movement patterns that require less acceleration energy, ...

Jun 05, 2014
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