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HYDROSOL-PLANT Project: Hydrogen from Sunlight

• <b>DLR scientists start operating new test facility for hydrogen production with solar energy</b>• <b><br>The performance of the facility has been improved thanks to</b> …

Clean Energy

Gene-altering treatments are medicine’s best shot yet against Huntington’s disease - MIT Technology Review

For 15 years, Michelle Dardengo watched helplessly as her father lost his memory and became more and more depressed. As his body failed, too, he …

Medicine

Graphene filter made out of soybeans makes water from Sydney Harbor drinkable

Imagine if you could create clean water from any source – no matter how dirty – in just one step. Australian scientists have managed to do just that …

Environmentally Friendly

Graphene film makes dirty water drinkable in a single step

Every year, millions of people around the world die from drinking unclean water. Now, researchers have developed a process that can purify water, no matter how dirty it is, in a single step. Scientists from Australian research organization CSIRO have created a filtration technique using a graphene …

Environmentally Friendly

Crossrail will generate electricity using the wind created by trains

Charlotte Slingsby and her startup Moya Power are researching piezo-electric textiles that gain energy from movement. It seems logical that Slingsby …

Renewable Energy

Hydrogen-fuelled power plant planned at Port Lincoln

A plan for a small hydrogen-fuelled power plant at Port Lincoln is getting funding from South Australia's renewable technology fund.<p>Infrastructure …

Alternative Fuel

SpaceX Hid a Second, Secret Payload Aboard Falcon Heavy, And It Sounds Amazing

Designed to last for millions of years.<p>Elon Musk's personal Tesla might have gotten all the headlines during SpaceX's historic rocket launch last …

Space Exploration

New desalination membrane produces both drinking water and lithium

Seawater is a complex cocktail of useful minerals, but it's hard to separate out the specific ones we need. Now, a team of scientists from Australia …

Clean Energy
Economics

How quantum dots supercharge farming, medicine and solar, too

This emerging category of nanoparticles has futuristic uses far beyond boosting colors on high-end TVs.<p>What if you could grow vegetables in half the time? What if a surgeon could see cancerous cells throughout an entire operation? What if solar panels could become significantly cheaper and easier …

Clean Energy

For The First Time, Physicists Have Slowed High-Speed Electrons Using a 'Sheet of Light'

Wah?<p>Electrons boosted to near light-speed velocities have been shaken to a virtual crawl after being made to collide with what one physicist …

Physics

Tesla’s Giant Australia Battery is About to Get a Huge Boost

Two new projects are coming to the state.<p>Filed Under Batteries, Power, Solar Energy & Work<p>Tesla’s South Australian battery project is about to get a …

Solar Power

Rooftop solar most reliable source of new generation on NEM, says report

Rooftop solar has been installed by over 1.6 million households and is the most reliable source of steadily growing generation in the NEM.

Solar Power

Is there anything good to say about NEG? New report says no

New report says Turnbull government's proposed National Energy Guarantee would fail in all of its stated goals, particularly that of boosting energy …

Graph of the Day: Renewables overtake coal in European electricity supply

Analysis shows renewable energy generation supplied more of Europe's electricity than coal in 2017 for the first time ever.

Renewable Energy

New water-splitting method could open path to hydrogen economy

By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture<p><b>PULLMAN, Wash</b>. - Washington State University researchers have found a way to more …

Fuel Cell

The National Innovation Programme for Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technology (NIP) Achieved its Objectives-Program to be Continued with NIP 2

<b>NOW--</b>The National Innovation Programme for Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technology NIP (2006-2016) has contributed significantly and measurably to …

Energy

Master the Pullup With These 4 Key Exercises

Up your pullup game with these 4 simple exercises that'll make you the most impressive dude at the gym<p>Everyone wants to be that guy. You know, the guy who hops up to the pullup bar and cranks out a dozen clean reps without even breaking a sweat.<p>Make 2018 the year you become <i>that</i> guy with these five …

Bodyweight Exercise

New method efficiently generates hydrogen from water

Washington State University researchers have found a way to more efficiently generate hydrogen from water—an important key to making clean energy …

Nanotech

5 Tiny Tweaks That Will Help You Bench Press More Weight

Bust through your bench plateau for good<p>Want to add more weight to your bench? Sliding more plates onto the barbell and just letting it rip isn’t always the answer. In fact, in my 16 years of coaching, I’ve seen far too many guys miss solid reps—or worse, take a bar to the neck—by allowing their …

Extreme Sports

You Can Do This Trainer's Bodyweight Ab Workout Anywhere — No, Seriously, Anywhere

When you're short on time and don't feel like dragging yourself to the gym, thanks to online trainer Anna Victoria, you can now squeeze in an ab workout wherever you are — no equipment needed! With over 1.3 million followers on Instagram, Anna is a trustworthy source when it comes to accessible, …

Workouts

Want a Real Strength-Building Workout? Try This Medicine Ball Routine

This intense total-body routine designed by Smith consists of two parts: a five-move circuit and a three-move finisher. Together, they hit all your …

Exercise

100% renewables with pumped hydro would use 1/4 the water of coal and gas

A 100 per cent renewables electricity grid supported by pumped hydro energy storage would not only be cheaper than the current coal and gas-based …

Green hydrogen : a stake for ENGIE

• <b>The energy actor believes in this form of energy to the point of creating a new division dedicated to renewable hydrogen.</b><p>Just before the Christmas …

Brazil

Proton transport in graphene shows promise for solar energy to produce hydrogen gas

Researchers at The University of Manchester have discovered another new and unexpected physical effect in graphene – membranes that could be used in …

Fuel Cell

AEMO’s ‘fast change’ scenario would slash Aust carbon emissions

<b>Under a radical new plan outlined by the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) greenhouse gas emissions from the electricity sector would be</b> …

Josh Frydenberg

RET is met, and Frydenberg concedes more wind and solar will lower prices, improve reliability

Source. Clean Energy Regulator.<p>The Clean Energy Regulator has announced that the 2020 renewable energy target is effectively met – three years ahead …

Renewable Energy

If You Have 10 Minutes, You Can Do This Killer 3-Move Ab Workout

"Most people think of core training as a bunch of different variations of crunches and leg raises, but there's so much more to core training," …

Workouts

Blast Your Entire Upper-Body With These 4 Moves

This complex from trainer Andy Speer will fire up your muscles without taking up a ton of time<p>This complex from trainer Andy Speer, creator of Anarchy Arms from <i>Men's Health</i> — a series of workouts that will help you build a ripped upper-body — will fire up your muscles without burning up a ton of …

Metabolism

8 Effective Full-Body Exercises That Aren’t Burpees

There’s no denying that burpees are one of the most dynamic and effective bodyweight exercises around. There’s also no denying that burpees are hard as hell. Sure, we love the move for the immediate full body burn it delivers (no equipment necessary!), but sometimes we just want to switch it up and …

Bodyweight Exercise