How much of the Amazon rainforest would it take to print the Internet?
Students from the University of Leicester have calculated how much paper would be required to physically print the Internet as we know it - and have found that, despite the Internet's enormous size, less than ...
New electronic paper could make inexpensive electronic displays
Researchers from the University of Tokyo have revamped an old e-paper concept to make an inexpensive handwriting-enabled e-paper well suited to large displays like whiteboards. They describe the e-paper in ...
Review: Paperless society remains a distant dream
The dream of a paperless society may need to be crumpled and tossed out due to the realities of American life.
How "time is money" thinking can hurt the environment
Thinking "time is money" can be a barrier for people to act in environmentally friendly ways, even for tasks like recycling that take mere seconds, according to UBC research.
Amazon starts travel service Amazon Destinations
The site that sells everything from toilet paper to toys can now send you on a romantic getaway.
Folding batteries increases their areal energy density by up to 14 times
Future solar cells may be made of wood
United States, China team explore energy harvesting
Assessing scientific research by 'citation wake' detects Nobel laureates' papers
Researchers develop disposable paper-based touch pads
Global warming contrarian researcher investigated for not revealing funding sources
New paper-like material could boost electric vehicle batteries
Researchers at the University of California, Riverside's Bourns College of Engineering have developed a novel paper-like material for lithium-ion batteries. It has the potential to boost by several times ...
Automated method beats critics in picking great movies
Don't rely on the Academy Awards next month if you are seeking to know whether the movies deemed great today will survive the test of time.