Wind turbines operate under great turbulence, with consequences for grid stability
Smart farming the key to China's food problems, study says
Clever farming techniques would provide China with more than enough grain to feed its escalating population in the coming decades while easing stress on its environment, scientists reported on Wednesday.
SheerWind claims its INVELOX wind turbine produces 600% more power
'Rice theory' explains north-south China cultural differences, study shows
A new cultural psychology study has found that psychological differences between the people of northern and southern China mirror the differences between community-oriented East Asia and the more individualistic ...
The new normal? Record-breaking 2011 Lake Erie algae bloom may be sign of things to come
The largest harmful algae bloom in Lake Erie's recorded history was likely caused by the confluence of changing farming practices and weather conditions that are expected to become more common in the future ...
Cape Wind, Siemens agree to Siemens turbines for offshore wind farm
Simulations show early farming might have caught on due to development of property rights
Research on Maya village uncovers 'invisible' crops, unexpected agriculture
(Phys.org) —The University of Cincinnati's mastery of ancient Maya mysteries continues with new research from professor of biological sciences David Lentz.
New hardware design makes data encryption more secure by disguising cloud servers' memory-access patterns
Cloud computing—outsourcing computational tasks over the Internet—could give home-computer users unprecedented processing power and let small companies launch sophisticated Web services without building ...
Video: Popular bobolink spurs new conservation model
Because of shrinking habitat lost to development and disrupted by intensive new farming practices, the bobolink population has declined 75 percent over the last half century in the northeast.
Study shows wind and solar plant benefits vary by location
Farm salmon pose clear reproductive threat to wild gene pools
Farmed salmon show full reproductive potential to invade wild gene pools and should be sterilised - according to new research from the University of East Anglia (UEA).
Morocco launches solar mega-project at Ouarzazate
Morocco on Friday officially launched the construction of a 160-megawatt solar power plant near the desert city of Ouarzazate, the first in a series of vast solar projects planned in the country.
Climate risk from wind farms is minimal, study says
Concerns that giant wind farms aimed at easing climate change in fact aggravate the problem are misplaced, a scientific study said on Tuesday.