Jeremy Cruz

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Billions of pieces of plastic on coral reefs send disease soaring, research reveals

A major new study estimates 11bn pieces of plastic contaminate vital reefs and result in infections: ‘It’s like getting gangrene,’ scientists warn<p>Billions of pieces of plastic pollution are snagged on coral reefs, sending disease rates soaring, new research has revealed. The discovery compounds the …

Pollution

Water-based air conditioner cools without harmful chemicals

A new water-based air-conditioning system cools air to as low as 18 degrees Celsius (about 64 degrees Fahrenheit) without using energy-intensive …

Clean Energy

Electric passenger jet revolution looms as E-Fan X project takes off

Battery-powered air taxis and bigger hybrid planes poised to change aviation<p>Trains, ships and automobiles have all been swept along in recent years by the electric power revolution – and planes are next.<p>Passenger jets are poised for an electric makeover that could fundamentally change the economics …

Fossil Fuels

Scientists discovered a "kill switch" that destroys any cancer cell

Suicide Molecules<p>A new study has established that RNA molecules, originally developed as a means of studying genes, can trigger a hidden mechanism …

Cancer

3 scientists just won the Nobel Prize for discovering how body clocks are regulated — here's why that's such a big deal

The thing that makes you a "morning person" or a "night owl" isn't an arbitrary preference or tendency. It's something that's fundamentally part of your biological makeup — and something that we ignore at our own peril.<p>On Monday, Jeffrey Hall, Michael Rosbash, and Michael Young were awarded the …

Researchers claim they just invented the "ultimate" method for quantum computing

Around and Around<p>Today’s working quantum computers are already more powerful than their traditional computing counterparts, but a pair of researchers …

Quantum Computing

Be very careful about using eclipse glasses to stare at the sun

A lot of websites including Amazon and eBay are selling dark lensed glasses designed to directly observe the solar eclipse that will pass over parts …

Scientists successfully used CRISPR to fix a mutation that causes disease. This is huge.

CRISPR/Cas9 is a gene editing technology that’s revolutionizing science at a breathtaking pace.<p>One of its most exciting, taboo, and controversial applications is tweaking the genes of eggs, sperm, or early embryos to alter a human life. This could one day mean the ability tocreate smarter or more …

Genetics

California’s electrical grid can’t handle all the solar energy the state is producing

In California, solar power is booming: The state leads the nation in solar production, and for a brief period on March 11, California pulled nearly 40 percent of its electricity from the sun.<p>But the state’s solar boom isn’t all sunshine, as the Los Angeles Times energy reporter, Ivan Penn, laid out …

Clean Energy

Psychedelic drugs could tackle depression in a way that antidepressants can't

An avid sailor, Martin said the first few hours of the experience reminded him of a time he'd been knocked off his boat by a powerful wave and lost track of the vessel.<p>"It was like falling off the boat in the open ocean, looking back, and the boat is gone. Then the water disappears. Then you …

New Solar Paint Transforms Your House Into A Source of Clean Energy

Researchers have developed a solar paint that can absorb water vapour and split it to generate hydrogen — the cleanest source of energy.<p>The paint …

Clean Energy

This all-electric BMW 5 Series is garbage, and proud of it

Tesla’s Model S 100D is the king of the hill when it comes to range in the electric car segment. According to the EPA, it can travel for 335 miles on …

Is Tesla a buy? 7 reasons it is – and 7 reasons it isn’t

Tesla is an electric vehicle icon that you either love or hate.<p>On one hand, wunderkind CEO Elon Musk has almost single-handedly redefined what …

Tesla

Tesla Joins Fortune 500 For First Time

Tesla ranks No. 4 of all new companies on the Fortune 500 list.<p>It’s a big year for the Fortune 500 list, with a total of <b>20 new companies</b>. Of the 20 …

Tesla

Goodbye doctors, hello robots

It’s time we started treating our healthcare with the same respect that we’ve given our music libraries. It’s time to personalize mental health and optimize physical training — and I don’t want to wait around for appointments with six-figure graduate students using decades-old technology to give me …

Solar Power Has Finally Proven That It's The Energy Source of the Future

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Solar Power

This Is the Biggest News in Electricity Since the Light Bulb -- Seriously

If the world can generate and store energy from the sun for less than the cost of fossil fuels, it literally changes everything about the energy …

The Harp Twins Perform an Exquisite Cover of the Iron Maiden Song ‘Run to the Hills’

Identical twins Camille and Kennerly Kitt, also known as the Harp Twins, performed an exquisite cover of the heavy metal Iron Maiden song “Run to the …

Native Americans

California Grid Smashes Record, Gets 67% of Energy From Renewables

California Leading The Way<p>On May 13, 2017, California smashed through another renewable energy milestone as its largest grid, controlled by the …

Renewable Energy

Forward Labs solar roof promises higher production, lower cost than Tesla's

<b>The unicorn of cheap clean home energy will most likely be found in an affordable solar roof that doesn't look like a solar roof, and that can pay</b> …

The world’s largest floating solar power plant just went online in China

China has announced that the largest floating photovoltaic (PV) facility on earth has finally been completed and connected to the local power grid. …

solarpowerplant

Introducing The 'Chit' - The World's First One-Bit Chemical Hard Drive

Storing data in chemicals.<p>In classical computing, information is stored in bits that are read by physical phenomena such as electricity. You might …

Qubits

Kenya shows renewables scope to plug Africa’s power supply gaps | Financial Times

Most visitors to Hell’s Gate national park, 75km north-west of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, go there to see the wildlife and rock formations. But they …

Renewable Energy

The revolutionary redox system that produces and stores energy in the home

The team calls the device a Chemical Looping Energy-on-Demand System (CLES), and it's based on an original invention by Professor Behdad Moghtaderi …

Clean Energy

Brain implant allows paralyzed people to control an exoskeleton with their mind

A new device could let paralyzed people control exoskeletons with their thoughts. Developed by researchers at the University of Melbourne, the device …

Tesla retroactively extends free unlimited Supercharging to all current vehicles

In a surprising move, Tesla is now extending free Supercharging to all current vehicles.<p>Tesla had previously announced the change of the program to a paid model after 400 kWh per year, which was supposed to take place starting January 1st. It later extended the deadline for two weeks before making …

Tesla

NIST Cybersecurity Framework: A cheat sheet for professionals

President Trump's cybersecurity order made the National Institute of Standards and Technology's framework federal policy. Here's what you need to …

Donald Trump

Now Artificial Intelligence Is Inventing Sounds That Have Never Been Heard Before

AI's greatest hits.<p>As well as beating us at board games, driving cars, and spotting cancer, artificial intelligence is now generating brand new …

These game-changing solar panels are cheap and can be printed

Despite places like Australia being bathed in sun, the cost of traditional silicon-based solar cells hasn't inspired people to buy, buy, buy.<p>But what …

Clean Energy