Traditional water heaters take time to reach preferred temperatures, thus wasting water and energy. A new instant hot water solution, developed through the EU-funded RAPIDHEAT project, successfully optimised heating and control ...
Millions of people worldwide can't afford to keep their homes warm, but few realise the heat wasted in our energy system could provide the answer.
The towering plumes of steam emanating from power plant calderas that have come to symbolize the massive and, at times, menacing nature of the energy industry might soon have their natural dissipation into thin air preempted ...
Tomato lovers rejoice: Adding or rearranging a few simple steps in commercial processing could dramatically improve the flavor of this popular fruit sold in the grocery store, according to researchers.
A new study by a team of Cassini mission scientists led by the University of Colorado Boulder have found that microscopic grains of rock detected near Saturn imply hydrothermal activity is taking place within the moon Enceladus.
Drought and record hot weather are producing lethal conditions for salmon and trout in rivers across the West.
Following the introduction of kiwifruit to the world market from New Zealand in the 1950s, increased export of kiwi led to rapid expansion in consumer demand and production. One of the challenges for growers is kiwifruit's ...
Hot water could be the answer to stopping aquatic invasive species from "hitchhiking" around Britain on anglers' and canoeists' kit, according to a new study.
In his doctoral thesis, researcher Petri Kilpeläinen of the Natural Resources Institute Finland has developed an eco-friendly method for extracting xylan from birch sawdust using pressurised hot water as asolvent.
(Phys.org) —Using the powerful eye of NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, two teams of scientists have found faint signatures of water in the atmospheres of five distant planets.