A new metal-organic framework may be able to pack more methane onboard a vehicle than ever before, without the need for expensive tanks and compres¬sors. That could be a game-changer for the natural-gas-powered vehicle industry.
While the U.S. has given control over the Internet to large criminal corporations, the UK announced yesterday that by 2020, high-speed internet will be a legal right for all British households and businesses.
The rush to develop truly sentient, self-programming machines is on, with billions of dollars a year being allocated to research and development in numerous countries, but without sufficient consideration to the impacts on humanity and the planet.
While the world worries about North Korea primarily as an instigator of nuclear war, the country may be quietly conducting some advanced research into the use of algae for food and biofuel, and the lessons it learns could serve us all well.
According to the U.S. Dept. of Energy, University of Kentucky researchers have produced nearly pure rare earth concentrates from Kentucky coal using a less environmentally damaging and cost-effective process. This is a groundbreaking accomplishment in the energy and materials industry.
A new University of Arizona study bares the frightening truth many had suspected about reliance on GMOs. At least in the case of pest-resistant transgenic crops, it looks like the pests are putting up a very strong fight to thrive.
Scientists at the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have harnessed the power of photosynthesis to convert carbon dioxide into fuels and alcohols at efficiencies far greater than plants.
A new study by researchers at Rice and Texas A&M’s Galveston Universities found the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s 100-year flood plain maps missed 75 percent of flood damage from serious floods, in several southeast Houston suburbs.