Energy from new Australian wind farms cheaper than from new coal or gas plants, report shows
Air Fuel Synthesis shows petrol from air has future
Fossils of tiny, unknown hedgehog identified
Meet perhaps the tiniest hedgehog species ever: Silvacola acares. Its roughly 52-million-year-old fossil remains were recently identified by a University of Colorado Boulder-led team working in British Columb ...
180 million-year-old fossilized fern nearly identical to modern relative
New materials for capturing carbon dioxide from combustion gases
(Phys.org) —Carbon dioxide is both a culprit in global warming and also responsible for keeping the Earth warm enough to support life as we know it. It is odorless and colorless, often represented by a ...
Study claims 100 percent renewable energy possible by 2030
Ancient human ancestor Australopithecus sediba had unique diet: study
When it came to eating, an upright, 2-million-year-old African hominid had a diet unlike virtually all other known human ancestors, says a study led by the Max Planck Institute of Evolutionary Anthropology ...
Shaking some limbs on the tree of life: Ancient Australian fossils were on land, not at sea, geologist proposes
Ancient multicellular fossils long thought to be ancestors of early marine life are remnants of land-dwelling lichen or other microbial colonies, says University of Oregon scientist Gregory Retallack, who ...
$21 Billion Orbiting Solar Array will Beam Electricity to Earth
How a Solar-Hydrogen Economy Could Supply the World's Energy Needs
First rainforests arose when plants solved plumbing problem
A team of scientists, including several from the Smithsonian Institution, discovered that leaves of flowering plants in the world's first rainforests had more veins per unit area than leaves ever had before. ...
Study names new genus of 125-million-year-old eudicot from China
(PhysOrg.com) -- A University of Florida researcher has helped describe the earliest known fossil remains of a flowering plant from China that has a direct evolutionary relationship with most plants humans ...
Evidence found of dinosaur that ate birds
'Hybrid' nuclear plants could make a dent in carbon emissions
Many efforts to smooth out the variability of renewable energy sources—such as wind and solar power—have focused on batteries, which could fill gaps lasting hours or days.