Blue herons are nesting among the bald eagles, but why?
In February, the great blue herons of the Chesapeake Bay region will begin their nest building or repair chores and their mating rituals—perhaps in a tree they've been sharing with bald eagles.
Intel's new Ivy Bridge parts form a budget line
Kickstarter project team claims its LED bulb world's most efficient
LED replacements hit stores empty of 100W bulbs
(AP)—The first LED bulbs that are about the same size and brightness as regular 100-watt bulbs are reaching stores. They provide an alternative to compact fluorescents after the federal government banned the production ...
Curiosity's laser leaves its mark
Curiosity's head-mounted ChemCam did a little target practice on August 25, blasting millimeter-sized holes in a soil sample named "Beechey" in order to acquire spectrographic data from the resulting plasma ...
Pixel Qi says it has a tablet screen as good as iPad' Retina but uses far less power
Award-winning energy harvester brings practical applications closer
What keeps the Earth cooking?
What spreads the sea floors and moves the continents? What melts iron in the outer core and enables the Earth's magnetic field? Heat. Geologists have used temperature measurements from more than 20,000 boreholes ...
There is a solution to energy-gulping always-on TV boxes
So your TV show's over. You pick up the remote and press the button. Everything's off, right?
MIT Lincoln Lab spinout unveils new more powerful direct-diode laser
GE's new triple-threat hybrid power plant technology selected to go up in Turkey
Tiny turbine in human artery harvests energy from blood flow
Freescale charging technology helps put an end to 'vampire' energy loss
Freescale Semiconductor is finding innovative ways to stop vampire energy loss, the loss of power that occurs when an AC adapter is plugged into an electrical outlet but isnt charging a device. Freescales ...
A safety switch prevents a big bang
German scientists developed a new method to prevent explosions due to electrical sparks. For this development and the successful technology transfer, they received this year's Technology Transfer Prize of ...