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Australia's electricity costs will plummet, thanks to a new Tesla solar project

Earlier this month, Tesla unveiled plans to install solar arrays and Powerwall 2 batteries in 50,000 homes across South Australia. Now, a new study …

Today's tobacco field, tomorrow's solar farm

The switch would be a boon for both public health and the planet.<p>Tobacco use among U.S. adults has been on a sluggish decline for some time now, …

Sedate a Plant, and It Seems to Lose Consciousness. Is It Conscious?

Plants don’t get enough credit.<p>They move. You know this. Your houseplant salutes the sun each morning. At night, it returns to center.<p>You probably don’t think much of it. This is simply what plants do: Get light. Photosynthesize. Make food. Live.<p>But what about all the signs of plant intelligence …

Consciousness

Time Crystals Are (Not) Interesting

<i>Paul Sutter is an astrophysicist at The Ohio State University and the chief scientist at COSI Science Center. Sutter is also host of Ask a Spaceman,</i> …

Human antidepressants found in brains of Great Lakes fish

“Fish are receiving this cocktail of drugs 24 hours a day, and we are now finding these drugs in their brains.”<p>In a new study, researchers detected …

Bug-eye design makes perovskite solar cells more durable - Futurity

Insects' compound eyes could help scientists overcome a major roadblock in the development of perovskite solar panels.

A New Company Will Have "Fake Meat" on the Shelves Next Year

Meaty Ambitions<p>Hampton Creek, a startup that develops plant-based alternatives to foods that are usually produced by animals, has announced that the …

Cornbread Muffins Recipe

These cornbread muffins are hearty and satisfying, and while they do have a little sugar in them, they're not too sweet. And you can leave out the …

Roti (Indian Whole Wheat Flatbread)

No oven, no yeast, and no mixer required—just tasty, tender carbs good for sopping up all kinds of curry<p>In a medium bowl, use your hands to combine …