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Solar panels aren't just for roofs anymore — the world's first road paved with solar panels is working better than expected

Now, six months into the trial, engineers say the system is working even better than expected, with the 70-metre test bike path generating 3,000 kWh, or enough electricity to power a small household for a year.<p>"If we translate this to an annual yield, we expect more than the 70k wh per square metre …

Clean Energy

L.A. County drought plan decried by residents facing big water bills

Andrew Chadd was startled when he opened the notice from the Los Angeles County agency that supplies water to his neighborhood in the unincorporated community of Littlerock.<p>To conserve during the statewide drought, the letter said, Antelope Valley water customers would have to collectively reduce …

Dark matter may not be completely 'dark' after all, say scientists

A clump of dark matter appears to be lagging behind its galaxy suggesting it is interacting with something else...but what?<p>Dark matter may be having an even bigger impact on the Universe than previously thought, after scientists found the first signs that it interacts with something other than …

Shape-Shifting Frog Found, Goes From Spiky to Smooth in Minutes

Dubbed the "punk rocker” frog, the marble-size amphibian is the first vertebrate known to change its skin texture.<p>Deep in the rain forest of Ecuador lives a very indecisive frog.<p>On a nighttime walk in 2009, scientist Katherine Krynak spotted a well-camouflaged, marble-size amphibian that was …

Step Aside, Rockets – Ion Engines Are the Future of Space Travel

The NASA spacecraft Dawn has spent more than seven years traveling across the solar system to intercept the asteroid Vesta and the dwarf planet …

Space Exploration

Engine running on frozen carbon dioxide may power mission to Mars

Future missions to Mars may well be powered by carbon dioxide fueled engines, thanks to a recent prototype developed by Northumbria and Edinburgh …

Carbon Dioxide

Cockroaches have personalities, study finds

Researchers from the Université Libre de Bruxelles found that the much-maligned cockroach has its own personality and even displays different character traits. The discovery could explain why cockroaches are considered such great survivors and able to adapt to inhospitable surroundings.<p>Scientists …

12 examples of evolution happening right now

Evolution, it turns out, isn't the long, invisible process we once thought.<p>Instead, it's happening all around us, all the time.<p>And we are it's primary drivers.<p>By shaping landscapes, dumping pollutants into rivers and lakes, and transforming wild areas into suburban ones, humans are spurning the …