News tagged with savings

Daylight Saving Time spurs drop in crime rate

( —Researchers are no longer in the dark about when criminals are most likely to attack. William & Mary economist Nicholas Sanders teamed up with the University of Virginia's Jennifer Doleac to study the connection ...

dateMay 20, 2013 in Social Sciences
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Tech gets energy efficient

'Information and communications technologies' (ICT) use energy as well as helping to save it - more energy-efficient ICT could help make further savings and reduce CO2 emissions. An EU-funded project has developed a plug-in ...

dateApr 12, 2013 in Energy & Green Tech
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New solar-cell design based on dots and wires

Using exotic particles called quantum dots as the basis for a photovoltaic cell is not a new idea, but attempts to make such devices have not yet achieved sufficiently high efficiency in converting sunlight to power. A new ...

dateMar 25, 2013 in Nanophysics
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