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Dutch Firm Designs Motorized, Solar-Powered Floating Homes

Dutch Firm Designs Motorized, Solar-Powered Floating Homes

An architectural firm has created a series of solar-powered motorized houseboat designs that will be able to cruise the lakes or rivers in its vicinity. +31Architects, a Dutch firm is collaborating with German manufacturer WSM…

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Researchers Develop New Solution for Recycling Batteries

Researchers Develop New Solution for Recycling Batteries

Researchers from Rice University developed a new solution to deal with excess of used lithium-ion batteries, according to a report published on April 1, 2019. Researchers extracted valuable elements from the metal oxides that are…

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Renewable Overtake Coal as Main Energy Source in Germany

Renewable Overtake Coal as Main Energy Source in Germany

The shift marks progress as Europe’s biggest economy aims for renewables to provide 65% of its energy by 2030 Renewables overtook coal as Germany’s main source of energy for the first time in 2018, accounting…

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Research Identifies New Intuitions from Shale Gas Production

Research Identifies New Intuitions from Shale Gas Production

Researchers from University of Nicosia recorded new information regarding the multi-scale flow processes that occur during shale gas extraction Fossil fuels form continuously via natural processes. However, these sources are considered to be non-renewable as…

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Gene Editing Boosts Plant Domestication

Gene Editing Boosts Plant Domestication

Researchers discovered gene editing could domesticate wild vines and bushes and make them grow for cash crops. Using genetic editing in wild seed crops, the biologists are developing plants with high yield variety and rich…

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Researchers Melt Radioactive Waste into Glass

Researchers Melt Radioactive Waste into Glass

According to Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), dangerous radioactive waste can be trapped inside solid glass In an experiment, researchers at PNNL, which is a part of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), mixed low-activity…

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Zinc-Air Batteries Power Remote Areas

Zinc-Air Batteries Power Remote Areas

California-based NantEnergy created a rechargeable zinc-air battery storage system capable of providing power at a lower cost than lithium-ion systems Several remote villages in Africa and Asia are receiving electricity using zinc-air batteries. The technology…

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Sustainable Maldives Private Island Resort Features Solar-Powered Roof

Sustainable Maldives Private Island Resort Features Solar-Powered Roof

The Kudadoo Maldives Private Island resort is distinguished by solar photo-voltaic roof that generates electricity to power the entire three-hectare island retreat New York-based architectural firm Yuji Yamazaki Architecture (YYA) designed the Kudadoo Maldives Private…

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Ultrafast Formation of Light Energy in Solid

Ultrafast Formation of Light Energy in Solid

Researchers from Kiel University used high-speed camera to examine ultrafast formation of light energy in a Fermi-dirac distributed electron gas A team of researchers from the Institute of Experimental and Applied Physics at Kiel University…

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Researchers Analyze Relationship between Surface Temperature and Outgoing Heat of Earth

Researchers Analyze Relationship between Surface Temperature and Outgoing Heat of Earth

Researchers from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) predicted breakdown of linear relationship between surface temperature and outgoing heat of Earth The Earth sheds more heat into space as its surface warms up and the relationship…

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