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Cheaper Solar Cells With a New Salt Cadmium Chloride Is Dangerous--and Expensive Aug 19, 2014 |By Joseph Bennington-Castro
Science & Tech  (tags: science, research, technology, concept, design, energy, discovery, environment, performance, safety, habitat )

Ruth
- 1 day ago - scientificamerican.com
'Cadmium chloride is a nasty chemical....Magnesium chloride is also nontoxic, abundant and costs about 300 times less than cadmium chloride. It can even be applied with a cheap spray coater purchased on the Web.'
Secretive Company Claims Battery Breakthrough
Science & Tech  (tags: business, design, discovery, energy, environment, NewTechnology, technology, tech, performance )

Darren
- 7 days ago - scientificamerican.com
The Michigan start-up Sakti3 says its solid-state cells more than double the energy density of today's best Li-Ion batteries
Scientists Invent a Way to Generate Electricity From Your Home's Windows
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Frans
- 8 days ago - takepart.com
Forget putting solar panels on your roof--in the near future, you may be generating electricity from windows, skylights, or even your iPhone. Researchers at Michigan State University have created a transparent photovoltaic material that ...
Brilliant Device Could Completely Replace Crutches!
Science & Tech  (tags: design, Gizmos, health, interesting, safety, technology, world )

Kathy
- 11 days ago - inhabitat.com
It is astonishing that the design of crutches hasn't changed much since they were invented about 100 years ago. Behzad Rashidi's brilliant Sit & Stand Walking Assistant addresses this anachronism and reconfigures the crutch into a hands-free aid that uses
The Strangest Stuff From Outer Space: 10 Weirdest Things in Outer Space - Video
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, astronomy, design, discovery, history, interesting, nasa, research, science, space, study, technology )

Caree
- 25 days ago - msnvideo.msn.com
Video: Mind-blowing outer space objects aren't just found in science fiction. Check out these fascinating real-life phenomena found among the stars.
Underwater Ocean Turbines: A New Spin on Clean Energy? By Tanya Lewis, Staff Writer/August 05, 2014/ DO YOU WANT THIS?
Science & Tech  (tags: business, climate, concept, design, energy, environment, habitat, NewTechnology, performance, research, safety, science, scientists, study, tech, world )

Ruth
- 26 days ago - livescience.com
?'Janca plans to build a production-scale turbine with a 100-foot (30 meters) wingspan (and ultimately, much larger ones). Janca estimates that one of these turbines could generate 13.5 megawatts of electricity -- enough to power 13,500 high-use..houses' ?
Urban Skyfarm Concept Would Provide Inner City Farming Space
Science & Tech  (tags: concept, design, environment, technology, Vertical Farming, vertical farms, tech, Urban Farming )

Cat
- 30 days ago - gizmag.com
Fascinating concept. Two problems caused by increasing overpopulation in cities are how to use space productively and how to feed everyone.
New Material Lighter Than AIR - Strong Enough to Built Cars & Planes
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Frans
- 32 days ago - industrytap.com
A new material has been developed that could revolutionize the aerospace and automotive industries. It's ultra light in weight but exceptionally strong......
Ultrasound Breakthrough Could Make Technology 1,000 Times Sharper
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Frans
- 48 days ago - industrytap.com
Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in Berkeley, California, have achieved a breakthrough in ultrasound technology. They showed a technique for creating, detecting and controlling ultrahigh frequency ...
Half Mile High Tower in the Desert Could Generate as Much Power as the Hoover Dam
Science & Tech  (tags: concept, design, energy, environment, interesting, NewTechnology, performance, research, science, technology, study )

Frans
- 55 days ago - industrytap.com
Owing to an escalating desire of electric energy, Earth is progressively marching towards a serious electric energy crisis. Scientists are scrambling to find different alternatives to generate electricity. One potential solution is taking shape...
How Solar Powered Roadways Will Save Our Planet: An in-Depth Look at the Technology
Science & Tech  (tags: concept, design, energy, environment, interesting, investigation, NewTechnology, research, science, technology, world )

Frans
- 66 days ago - greenerideal.com
ARE SOLAR POWERED ROADWAYS THE FUTURE? If you haven't heard about solar-powered roadways yet, you're about to be blown away. Recently, the project captured the popular imagination by presenting us with a new solar technology that could potentially ...
Hubble Telescope's Successor Will Change Our Perspective of the Universe
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, computer, concept, design, discovery, interesting, investigation, NewTechnology, research, science, space, study, technology )

Frans
- 66 days ago - industrytap.com
The James Webb Telescope (named after former NASA administrator James Webb) is set to launch sometime in 2018 and is expected to give a whole new perspective on our understanding of the creation of the universe, black holes and identifying life ...
Toyota Is Working on a Real-Life Hovercar! By Marc Carter, 06/15/14 Read More: Toyota Is Working on a Real-Life Hovercar! | I
Science & Tech  (tags: transportation, design, energy, research, science )

Ruth
- 74 days ago - inhabitat.com
'Unfortunately it won't be a flying car, like the Terrafugia, but instead the car would hover just above the road to reduce friction, which would help with fuel efficiency.' Cool ! (Please add helicopter wings, make it float! make large van size!)
Ocean Cleanup Array Turns to Crowd Funding to Raise $80K For Feasibility Study By Timon Singh, 04/10/13 Read More: Ocean Clea
Science & Tech  (tags: design, energy, environment, habitat, animals, new tech, research, science, study )

Ruth
- 74 days ago - inhabitat.com
' " In addition to pursuing a research budget, Slat adds that "by finishing this all-important study, we can continue with an open ocean pilot, followed by the actual full-scale execution of The Ocean Cleanup." ' Good!
19-Year-Old's Ocean Cleanup Array Could Clean Half the Pacific Garbage Patch in 10 Years, Study Shows By Timon Singh, 06/15/14
Science & Tech  (tags: science, tech, oceans, environment, animals, design, energy, habitat, research, study )

Ruth
- 76 days ago - inhabitat.com
"The year-long study sought to determine if Boyan Slat's array is indeed a feasible ocean cleanup method. The result? According to the independent experts who have read the full 530-page report (...wrapped in plastic recovered from the oceans): it is." !
 

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