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Elon Musk’s Solar Partnership Strategy Doesn't Look So Crazy Anymore

Elon Musk took a lot of heat last year when his Tesla Inc. bought solar-panel installer SolarCity for $2 billion. The synergies between his two …

Molecular nanoparticles lead to major advancement in the development of solar cells

A new study by researchers at the University of St Andrews could herald a major advancement in the development of solar cells.<p>The efficient use of …

Scientists May Have Just Created the Most Absorbent Solar Cell Ever

The Solar Panel of the Future<p>Scientists have developed a solar cell that is capable of converting direct sunlight into electricity with 44.5 percent …

One of the biggest icebergs ever recorded just broke off from Antarctica

A massive chunk of ice has split off from Antarctica and now enters the books as one of the biggest icebergs on record, the BBC reported on Wednesday.<p>…

Pope repeats refugee 'concentration camps' remarks

ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE (AP) — Pope Francis repeated on Saturday that some migrant holding centers in Europe amount to "concentration camps," even …

Slavery

West Virginia’s biggest utility just told the governor burning more coal is “not going to happen”

West Virginia is coal country. And so, given Trump’s promise to “put our [coal] miners back to work,” it’s no surprise that the state’s Democratic governor Jim Justice wants his state’s biggest utility to burn more of it.<p>But Chris Beam, president of Appalachian Power, the state’s largest utility, …

The surprising link between air pollution and Alzheimer’s disease

With environmental regulations expected to come under heavy fire from the Trump administration, new research offers powerful evidence of a link between air pollution and<p>dementiarisk.<p>For older women, breathing air that is heavily polluted by vehicle exhaust and other sources of fine particulates …

Dementia