"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.."
"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."
"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..."
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.