News tagged with renewable energy sources

Wind power with benefits

Which renewable energy sources should be funded in developing and emerging countries? A team of scientists headed by Tobias Schmidt from the ETH Zurich’s Department of Management, Technology and Economics ...

dateApr 19, 2012 in Energy & Green Tech
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X-ray laser sees photosynthesis in action

Opening a new window on the way plants generate the oxygen we breathe, researchers used an X-ray laser at the Department of Energy's (DOE) SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory to simultaneously look at the ...

dateFeb 14, 2013 in General Physics
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Algae biofuels: the wave of the future

Researchers at Virginia Bioinformatics Institute at Virginia Tech have assembled the draft genome of a marine algae sequence to aid scientists across the US in a project that aims to discover the best algae species for producing ...

dateApr 03, 2012 in Biotechnology
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Is seaweed the future of biofuel?

As scientists continue the hunt for energy sources that are safer, cleaner alternatives to fossil fuel, an ever-increasing amount of valuable farmland is being used to produce bioethanol, a source of transportation fuel. ...

dateMar 05, 2012 in Energy & Green Tech
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