"Almost 20 years ago EVs (1996) were going farther than many of todays EVs using Nickel-metal hydride (NiMH) rechargeable batteries,which are currently also used in the Toyota Prius Hybrid so why aren't they also being used in pure EVs?"
"Something to consider-budget cuts have reduced monitoring of Alaska's 52 active volcanoes, increasing the threat of airborne ash encounters with aircraft. Electric aircraft..does not have air-breathing engines that are highly susceptible to..particles.."
"...electromagnetism discovery made by a college drop-out over twenty-five years ago could potentially make electric motors many times more efficient. Under certain operating conditions this new discovery could keep EV batteries charged indefinitely,."
"The ELF, from Organic Transit, is a recumbent tricycle, with a solar panel on top, and a trunk in the rear. It's a single occupancy vehicle that marries the environmental benefits of a bike with the personal convenience of a car. Inventor Rob Cotter..."
"Hillary Rodham Clinton, in a 65-minute appearance at the BIO International Convention voiced support for genetically modified organisms and possible federal subsidies to keep U.S. companies from leaving for tax havens abroad."
In 1997, archaeologists Sharon Herbert and Andrea Berlin began an excavation project at Tel Kedesh, an enormous mound located in the rural interior of Israel's Upper Galilee region. More than a decade later, they have completed the first phase of their
"For the first time, scientists have reviewed progress in addressing a broad set of challenges in agriculture, medicine and environmental management using evolutionary approaches, approaches that consider species' evolutionary histories..."
The world's first drivable 3D printed car was finished and driven off of the showroom floor at the International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago this past Saturday. The vehicle, produced by Local Motors, is called the Strati.
"We're excited by the biospleen because it potentially provides a way to treat patients quickly without having to wait days to identify the source of infection, and it works equally well with antibiotic resistant organisms."
Land-constraints and a massive nuclear shutdown have intensified the debate over where to put new electricity generation capacity in Japan. Solar has risen to the forefront, as its panels take to the water.
Two powerful solar storms arriving at Earth today have captured the public's attention for their potential to spark amazing auroras, but scientists say there's another reason to watch. The solar double whammy is actually somewhat rare.