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Unfinished Nuclear Plants Raise Safety Doubts
Science & Tech  (tags: China, Electricity generation, Greenhouse Gases, Nuclear power )

Judy
- 3 days ago - climatenewsnetwork.net
A new generation of giant reactors, meant to provide fresh hope for nuclear power in Europe, has been found to have a serious safety problem.
Thorium Power Is the Safer Future of Nuclear Energy
Science & Tech  (tags: Thorium, Energy, Nuclear Energy, Sustainability, Zero Emissions, China, India, Future of Energy )

Brian
- 4 days ago - blogs.discovermagazine.com
The investments by China, India, and other countries suggest that thorium is en route to contribute to the grid in the near term...and to dramatically improve the worldâEUR(TM)s energy sustainability in the process.
The U.S. Is Helping China Build a Novel, Superior Nuclear Reactor
Science & Tech  (tags: US, China, Science, Cooperation, Molten Salt Reactor, Alvin Weinberg, ORNL, CRADA, DOE )

Brian
- 15 days ago - fortune.com
The idea from the U.S. perspective...especially with the larger DOE collaboration with the Chinese Academy of Sciences...is to foster a reactor that could eventually gain hold in the U.S.
Newly-Discovered Jurassic Mammals Lived Among Dinosaurs
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, animals, China, discovery, interesting, mammals, news, research, science, University of Chicago )

Kayleen
- 63 days ago - csmonitor.com
Two new species of small early mammals that shared the landscape with big dinosaurs have been discovered in China âEUR" one was an agile tree climber and the other was a burrow-dwelling cousin. Logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Israeli Tech Startups Attract Chinese Investors
Science & Tech  (tags: Israeli technology, China, startups )

David
- 121 days ago - wsj.com
China's hunt for innovation spans the globe, with investments in Silicon Valley, Europe, India, Korea and Malaysia. Israel is a relatively late addition, but a welcome one amid Tel Aviv's tech startup community.
International Schemes Hatch to Tap Nuclear for Industrial Heat
Science & Tech  (tags: Energy, Nuclear Energy, China, India, Russia, Industrial Production, Reducing Emissions, Fighting Climate Change )

Brian
- 197 days ago - energy2blog.com
"China, India, Russia others eyeing high temperature reactors for producing metals, hydrogen, fossil fuels, petrochemicals. Desalination too. Beijing targets 2017."
A Sour Deception: Citric Acid Comes From GMO Black Mold, Not Fruit - Via
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, Genetic Engineering, Citric Acid, Food Industry, Industrial Farming, Black Mold, Big Ag, US, China, GMO corn, Health risks )

Victoria
- 219 days ago - eatlocalgrown.com
Nearly all citric acid (used as a preservative) is made in an industrial factory using black mold (Aspergillus niger) fermentation with GMO corn and is produced by some Big Ag food producers in the US and China. The mold feeds on GMO corn syrup glucose.
Thorium
Science & Tech  (tags: Thorium, Element, Energy, Energy Technology, Nuclear Energy, Abundance, Low Waste Production, Recycling, Zero Emissions, Non-Weaponization, Safety, Research, Development, China, India, Russia )

Brian
- 302 days ago - world-nuclear.org
"Thorium fuel cycles offer attractive features, including lower levels of waste generation, less transuranic elements in that waste, and providing a diversification option for nuclear fuel supply."
Chinese Jurassic Park Yields Incredible Feathered Dino Find
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, animals, China, dinosaurs, discovery, interesting, Jehol Biota, news, Queen Mary University of London, science )

Kayleen
- 407 days ago - foxnews.com
A huge fossil bed in China contains 160 million year-old preserved fossils of the earliest gliding mammal, earliest swimming mammal, a flying reptile, and the earliest feathered dinosaurs. Logged by Sunstroke author David Kagan in Doomwatch Legacy.
Scientists Identify Largest Species of Dinosaurs in China
Science & Tech  (tags: archaeology, discovery, interesting, research, dinosaurs, largest species, China )

Giana
- 436 days ago - uk.news.yahoo.com
Scientists in China have identified the largest species of dinosaurs that possibly ever walked on earth.
Steeling Ourselves For More Coal: Why Explosive Steel Manufacturing In China Matters
Science & Tech  (tags: Energy, Coal, #dirtycoal, #dirtyenergy, China, steel production, manufacturing, #climatechanged, renewable energy, technology )

Brian
- 450 days ago - thebreakthrough.org
"Last year China produced 708 million tons of steel. On average each ton of steel produced in China requires the equivalent of 0.69 tons of coal in energy consumption."
Big Wind's Dirty Little Secret: Toxic Lakes and Radioactive Waste
Science & Tech  (tags: energy, environment, energy policy, energy lobby, wind lobby, turbines, #climatechanged, toxic contamination, rare earth metals, bird deaths, radioactive materials, lobbying, poor regulation, US, China )

Brian
- 458 days ago - instituteforenergyresearch.org
"It is disingenuous for wind lobbyists to hide the impacts of their industry while highlighting the impacts of others. From illegal bird deaths to radioactive waste, wind energy poses serious environmental risks that the wind lobby would prefer.."
China Establishes Advanced Science Research Centers
Science & Tech  (tags: China, science, technology, research, development, energy, thorium )

Brian
- 458 days ago - news.xinhuanet.com
"China has begun establishing five innovation centers that will unite the country's leading talents for research in advanced science and technology fields, according to the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)."
China Lands Rover on the Moon
Science & Tech  (tags: China, moon, astronomy, space, research, science, technology )

Michael
- 488 days ago - cbc.ca
China on Saturday successfully carried out the world's first soft landing of a space probe on the moon in nearly four decades, state media said, the next stage in an ambitious space program that aims to eventually put a Chinese astronaut on the moon.
2012: The Year in Pee and Poop Sami Grover Design / Bathroom Design January 3, 2013 Teenagers Invent a Pee-Powered Generator 20
Science & Tech  (tags: world, americans, africa, asia, china, europe, middle-east, business, concept, design, environment, Gizmos, habitat, health, NewTechnology, performance, research, safety, science, scientists, study, tech, technology )

Ruth
- 519 days ago - treehugger.com
"Derek posted on four teenage girls who presented a "pee-powered generator" at Maker Faire Africa in Lagos, it generatored quite the discussion in our comments."
 

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