News tagged with flammability

Charging up the auto industry

This year's iconic North American International Auto Show featured a wave of new hybrid and electric cars that suggest the vehicles have truly come into their own. But what's the future for the technology needed to power ...

dateFeb 21, 2012 in Energy & Green Tech
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Hydrogen still in the eco-car race

(AP) -- Hydrogen, one of Earth's most abundant elements, once was seen as green energy's answer to the petroleum-driven car: easy to produce, available everywhere and nonpolluting when burned.

dateApr 18, 2010 in Energy & Green Tech
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0.2 second test for explosive liquids

(PhysOrg.com) -- Since a failed terrorist attack in 2006, plane passengers have not been able to carry bottles of liquid through security at airports, leaving some parched at the airport and others having ...

dateOct 20, 2009 in General Physics
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Plants' response to fire tested

A team from the National Institute for Agricultural and Food Research and Technology (INIA) has developed a new method for identifying the flammability of plant species by using a device that measures how ...

dateSep 24, 2009 in Other
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