Award-winning energy harvester brings practical applications closer
Climate change threatens red knot population
In December, the red knot was added to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's list of endangered and threatened wildlife, making it the first bird whose listing identifies climate change as a principal threat ...
Kickstarter project team claims its LED bulb world's most efficient
Intel's new Ivy Bridge parts form a budget line
Pixel Qi says it has a tablet screen as good as iPad' Retina but uses far less power
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 ...
Tiny turbine in human artery harvests energy from blood flow
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
Sugar + weed killer = potential clean energy source
A spoonful of herbicide helps the sugar break down in a most delightful way.
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.
Laser Fusion and Exawatt Lasers
(PhysOrg.com) -- In the recent past, producing lasers with terawatt (a trillion watts) beams was impressive. Now petawatt (a thousand trillion watts, or 10^15 watts) lasers are the forefront of laser research. Some labs are ...
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 ...
Free PC widgets save energy
I shaved 0.86 pounds of emissions from my carbon footprint and saved 0.646 kilowatt hours yesterday, and if the little widget on my PC can be believed, more than 22,000 people in 128 countries did roughly the same.