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Secretive Company Claims Battery Breakthrough
Science & Tech  (tags: business, design, discovery, energy, environment, NewTechnology, technology, tech, performance )

Darren
- 1 day 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
Birds Lost Their Sweet Tooth, Hummingbirds Got Theirs Back
Science & Tech  (tags: hummingbirds, nectar, animals, discovery, environment, research, scientists )

Lone
- 3 days ago - phenomena.nationalgeographic.com
Hummingbirds feed largely on nectar, the sweet liquid that flowers produce. They love the stuff and the sweeter the better; they'll actually reject flowers whose nectar isn't sweet enough.
Scientists Invent a Way to Generate Electricity From Your Home's Windows
Science & Tech  (tags: concept, design, discovery, energy, environment, interesting, NewTechnology, research, science, technology, world )

Frans
- 3 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 ...
'Widespread Methane Leakage' From Ocean Floor Off US Coast
Science & Tech  (tags: science, discovery, research, methane gas, environment, US east coast. USA )

Ray
- 3 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Researchers say they have found more than 500 bubbling methane vents on the seafloor off the US east coast.
Global Warming Slowdown 'Could Last Another Decade'
Science & Tech  (tags: science, research, environment, global warming, temperatures, IPCC, CO2 )

Ray
- 5 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The hiatus in the rise in global temperatures could last for another 10 years, according to new research.
Reality Check: Germany Does Not Get Half of Its Energy From Solar Panels
Science & Tech  (tags: Carbon and De-carbonization, Electricity, Energy Security, Communications and Messaging, Solar Power, Utilities, Climate, Efficiency, Environmental Policy, Environment, Renewables, Electricity Grid, Energy, Energy and Economy )

Brian
- 5 days ago - theenergycollective.com
"Germany does not get half of its electricity from solar panels, instead the figure is around ten times lower. Last year only 4.5% of Germany's gross electricity generation came from solar panels, far short of 50%."
Solve for X - Leslie Dewan - Power From Nuclear Waste   video
Science & Tech  (tags: Energy, Energy Policy, Environment, Clean Energy, Nuclear Energy, Molten Salt Reactors, Waste Reduction, Efficiency, Leslie Dewan, TransAtomic Power, Reactor Design, Zero Carbon Energy, Climate Change, Energy Demands )

Brian
- 7 days ago - youtube.com
Leslie Dewan explains how the world's nuclear waste could be virtually eliminated while providing clean energy to meet the world's growing energy demands.
The 'Pre-Holocene' Climate Is Returning - and It Won't Be Fun
Science & Tech  (tags: biodiversity, chemicals, climate change, environment, extinction, fossil fuels, pollution, Science documentary )

Julie
- 8 days ago - theecologist.org
The calm and tranquil Holocene has now been replaced by the Anthropocene - heralding a return to a volatile and destructive climate. Truly, we have woken an angry beast from its slumber.
Student Develops Inexpensive Solar Lens To Purify Polluted Water
Science & Tech  (tags: science, scientists, research, water, pollution, disease, Purification, Gizmos, environment, safety )

Michael
- 9 days ago - iflscience.com
Deshawn Henry, a Civil Engineering sophomore at the University of Buffalo, spent his summer developing a solar lens using inexpensive supplies from a hardware store that can clean 99.9% of pathogens in a liter of water in about an hour.
China's Shunfeng Continues Grand Solar Plans, Buys 30% Stake in US Energy Storage Company Feifei Shen, Bloomberg August 08, 20
Science & Tech  (tags: world, americans, USA, business, consumers, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, ethics, greenbuilding, investing, sustainable development, labor, research, science, tech, study )

Ruth
- 13 days ago - renewableenergyworld.com
'BEIJING -- Shunfeng Photovoltaic International Ltd., a Hong Kong-based maker of solar products, said its unit SF Suntech Inc. will buy a 30 percent stake in U.S. energy storage company Powin Energy Corp. for $25 million.'
Mysterious Objects Filmed Near International Space Station Send UFO Watchers Into Frenzy
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, astronomy, discovery, energy, environment, interesting, nasa, news, performance, science, scientists, society, space, technology, world, ufos, paranormal event )

Frank
- 15 days ago - nydailynews.com
The first sighting of several white orbs was seen on Aug. 4 by eagle-eyed UFO watchers hooked on monitoring NASA's live webcam. Blogger Scott Waring, of UFO Sightings Daily, was one of the first to point out the Aug. 4 appearance while describing it as...
Exploring the Risks of Oil Spills in the Beaufort Sea
Science & Tech  (tags: research, Beaufort Sea, oil spills, arctic, environment, humans, oceans, nature )

Lone
- 16 days ago - blog.wwf.ca
The risk is very real, but too often our ideas about it are shaped by media images, rather than by information and science. The truth is that we really have very little information about what an oil spill in the Arctic would look like
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
- 21 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' ?
 

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