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Rain used to illuminate low income homes

By collecting rainwater, students of the Technological University of Mexico (UNITEC) were able to generate electricity using a microturbine and supplying the vital liquid to homes in a poor community in Iztapalapa, ...

dateMar 25, 2014 in Energy & Green Tech
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The robot and its virtual twin (w/ Video)

It walks, falls, and gets up on his own, follows a ball by sight and shoots. It also knows how to do many other things. The small humanoid robot DARwIn-OP was developed by a Korean company and three U.S. universities to serve ...

dateAug 12, 2013 in Robotics
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Tomatoes with extra vitamin C via LED lamps

(Phys.org) —Tomatoes can contain more vitamin C if they are exposed to extra light from LED lamps while growing on the plant. This has been proven by research by Wageningen UR Greenhouse Horticulture in ...

dateMay 09, 2013 in Biotechnology
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Review: A solar home isn't for everyone

As someone who considers himself an environmentalist, I'd love to get a solar array for my home. But I'm finding that it may not make a lot of sense - at least right now. My wife and I drive fairly fuel-efficient cars. Our ...

dateApr 28, 2013 in Energy & Green Tech
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Philips profits down in Q1 while LED sales jump

Dutch electronics giant Philips announced Thursday first quarter profits that were down 12 percent from the same period a year earlier, and confirmed that it expected only "modest" growth in the first half of 2013.

dateApr 22, 2013 in Business
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