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Electric Avenue: Solar Road Panels Offer Asphalt Alternative
Science & Tech  (tags: energy, renewables, roads, traffic, solar panels, NewTechnology )

- 1793 days ago -
The idea is as simple as it is ingenious. Wherever roads are laid, solar panels could go instead. They would generate electricity, which would in turn be fed into the grid. Thus, oil is conserved twice
How I Rediscovered the Oldest Zero in History
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, concept, design, discovery, humans, history, investigation, research, science, scientists, society, space, study, technology )

- 1794 days ago -
The oldest zero in India with a confirmed date is from the mid-ninth century, and found in the Chatur-bujha temple in the city of Gwalior.
Another Massive Flare Explodes From the Sun
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, computers, investigation, nasa, research, science, scientists, space, study )

- 1794 days ago -
Characterized as an X1.2 flare, it was not nearly as powerful as the one late Monday night. Nonetheless, X-class flares are the strongest, unleashing the energy of millions of hydrogen bombs almost all at once.
The Discovery That Could Rewrite Australian History: Ancient Copper Coins Suggest the Country Was Found SIX CENTURIES Before Cap
Science & Tech  (tags: The discovery that could rewrite Austral )

- 1798 days ago -
Five copper coins found in northern Australia could rewrite the country's history. The coins are thought to date back as early as the 900s and are believed to have originated in Africa.
'Mystery' of Why Penguins Can't Fly Is Solved: Their Wings Are Better at Swimming - 'and No Bird Can Excel at Both'
Science & Tech  (tags: 'Mystery' of why penguins can't fly is s )

- 1797 days ago -
The reason why penguins cannot fly has finally been laid to rest, researchers claim. Penguins cannot fly because they are such good swimmers - and no bird can excel at both, said scientists.
Feet Home to More Than 100 Fungi
Science & Tech  (tags: Feet home to more than 100 fungi )

- 1796 days ago -
We all have nearly 200 different types of fungi colonising our feet, scientists have discovered.
Solar Impulse Plane's Trans-America Bid Continues
Science & Tech  (tags: Solar Impulse plane's trans-America bid )

- 1797 days ago -
The Solar Impulse solar-powered plane has set off on the second leg of its trans-American journey.
Superpower "Laxative Nut" Jatropha Tree Could Solve Egypt's Fuel Crisis
Science & Tech  (tags: energy, )

- 1795 days ago -
The wood is strong and can be used for building projects, and essential oils can be used to make candles, soap and glycerine.
A Monkey With Blue Genitals, Glow-in-the-Dark Cockroaches and the World's Smallest Violet: 2012's 'Best' New Species Revealed
Science & Tech  (tags: A monkey with blue genitals, glow-in-the-dark cockroaches and the wor )

- 1794 days ago -
A glow-in-the-dark cockroach, a harp-shaped carnivorous sponge and the smallest frog on Earth are among the most bizarre newly discovered species of 2012, chosen by scientists.
Asteroid 9 Times Size of Ocean Liner Approaches Earth
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, Asteroid, 1998 QE2, space object, minor planet, NASA )

- 1800 days ago -
The 1998 QE2 asteroid has the physical mass to potentially deliver life on Earth a knockout punch, being 2.7km in length. It is to buzz our planet on May 31, aweing the stargazing community.
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