News tagged with energy use

Birds: Soaring is better than flapping

Large birds, such as storks, save energy on the flight to their wintering grounds by soaring through the air on thermal currents. Until now, however, we knew nothing about the flight patterns of small migrating ...

Dec 08, 2010 5 / 5 (2) 2 | with audio podcast

Could an Aqua-Net Bring Water to the Desert?

(PhysOrg.com) -- Challenges of the future include energy use and continued population growth. And, while there are millions of square miles of land available in the world, not all of it is considered fit for ...

Jul 29, 2010 3.5 / 5 (24) 19 | with audio podcast weblog