Poll shows giant gap between what public, scientists think
The American public and U.S. scientists are light-years apart on science issues. And 98 percent of surveyed scientists say it's a problem that we don't know what they're talking about.
Wakati solution aims to extend produce shelf life
High-end 'upstream' Linux laptop plans to ship in April
New research points way to less vulnerable computer memory
(Phys.org)—Have you ever been working on a document on your computer and it suddenly crashes? Maybe the power goes out or there's a software glitch that causes it to freeze and you lose everything you've been working on ...
GM plans affordable 200-mile electric car in 2017
General Motors plans to start selling an affordable electric car in 2017 that will be able to go 200 miles on a single charge.
Offshore wind capacity in Germany passes gigawatt mark
New technologies harvest energy from movements, sound and more
Fed up with constantly having to recharge or replace batteries in your ever-expanding trove of electronic gadgets? The solution may be just a few steps away.
Scientists help avert a nuclear medicine meltdown
University of British Columbia scientists have shown that small cyclotrons – particle accelerators the size of an SUV – can replace hulking nuclear power plants as the country's main source of medical ...
French energy minister calls for new generation of nuclear reactors
France should build a new generation of nuclear reactors to replace its ageing power stations that provide a majority of the country's electricity, the energy and environment minister said Tuesday.
Russia sounds alarm as Lake Baikal's water levels drop
Russia sounded the alarm Tuesday as water levels in Lake Baikal, the world's largest freshwater lake, dropped to record lows, with environmentalists blaming dry weather and overuse by local industry.
Carbon nanoballs can greatly contribute to sustainable energy supply
Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology have discovered that the insulation plastic used in high-voltage cables can withstand a 26 per cent higher voltage if nanometer-sized carbon balls are added. ...
How to harness the wind
With the abundance of wind in the Great North, one might think that harnessing it would be a breeze. But that isn't the case. Fortunately, a Ryerson researcher has found a way to address the major challenges ...
At CES: Color-changing E Ink film for display experience
Abu Dhabi fund offers $57 mn loans for clean energy
An Abu Dhabi fund said Sunday that it will provide $57 million worth of concessional loans for clean energy projects in five developing countries.