News tagged with energy

New tool helps researchers using computers

Researchers at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory have developed a computational technology called Eclipse Integrated Computational Environment (Eclipse ICE) that assists those conducting research on ...

dateSep 15, 2015 in Computer Sciences
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Large eyes come at a high cost

Researchers from Lund University in Sweden have shown that well-developed eyes come at a surprising cost to other organ systems. The study involving Mexican cavefish shows that the visual system can require between 5% and ...

dateSep 11, 2015 in Plants & Animals
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How to beat the climate crisis? Start with carrots

To speed up progress in tackling climate change, policymakers need to build political support by investing in clean-energy industries rather than first penalizing polluters, according to a new policy paper by researchers ...

dateSep 10, 2015 in Environment
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Diagnosing 'sick' buildings to save energy

Are you feeling too cold right now? Too warm? Is your office's air a little stale today? On average, Americans spend 90 percent of the day indoors, in a controlled environment. Controlling that environment, at least in the ...

dateSep 10, 2015 in Energy & Green Tech
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