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'Tantalisingly close': is solar thermal energy ready to replace coal-fired power?

Australian projects are viable already – now the industry needs investors willing to take a risk on large-scale renewable energy<p>Companies working on large-scale solar thermal projects in Australia say they are tantalisingly close to achieving the dream of building plants big enough to replace …

Solar Thermal

How to Make Your Love Life Work When You're Both Busy as Hell

If it doesn't bring you joy...<p>If your schedule so packed with obligatory dinner dates that you barely get any quality time with bae, it might be time to de-clutter your calendar and scrap all the crap you don't <i>really</i> want to do. (We're talking coffee dates with your frenemy; you still have to pay …

The Top 10 Most Mysterious Shipwrecks of All Time

Photo: Paul Vinten/iStock<p>On March 23, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the U.S. Navy ended a 95-year-old mystery when they announced the discovery of the <i>USS Conestoga</i>, a Navy tugboat that disappeared in 1921 with 56 people on board while en route from San Francisco to …

Artificial, Womb-Free Births Just Got a Lot More Real

Scientists have grown a human embryo for two weeks in a petri dish.<p>For the first time, scientists have managed to grow human embryos to at least 14 days old inside a petri dish. Their work has the potential to revolutionize our understanding of what makes us human—and it's the next step on the road …

How Do Owls Fly So Silently?

Owls are masters of stealth. While hunting at night, their superior hearing and nocturnal vision allow them to locate faraway prey and their …

Ocean's Oxygen Starts Running Low

Climate change is doing more than warming the world’s oceans. It’s also making it harder for marine life to breathe.<p>Curtis Deutsch, associate …

Global Warming

Smelling Farts Could Work Wonders For Your Health, Says Science

It turns out you were doing your friend a favor when you cupped your hand to your butt, farted, then swiped it into their face. Same with all those times you crop dusted (the act of farting and walking at the same time thus spreading the scent over an expansive area) an unsuspecting crowd at the …

Small Turbines Can Outperform Conventional Wind Farms, Stanford Prof Says, With No Bird Kill

Decades ago, engineers largely dismissed vertical-axis wind turbines—which spin around a central axis like a top—because they could not match the efficiency of the propeller-like turbines common today.<p>But researchers have found recently that clusters of vertical-axis turbines, arranged to take …