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The Benefits Of Employing People With Autism

Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Not a term that rolls off the tongue easily but increasingly big corporations such as Microsoft and SAP have launched programs to attract candidates with ASD for roles which require certain skill sets. ASD is the name for a range of conditions that affect the way a …

Autism

CruZer Scooter gives Americans another full size electric scooter option, with the most affordable local scooter yet

Even though we often talk about Europe and Asia having all the options for electric scooters, there are still a few models available in the US. But except for the Detroit-built GenZe 2.0, most of the currently available alternatives are either small, under powered, or use archaic lead-acid …

Electric Vehicles

She got her son back after suing the Trump administration

<b>(CNN) —</b> The mother rushed toward her son the second he stepped off the jetway. Then she teared up.<p>In the waiting area of Gate C14 at Baltimore Washington International Airport, she wrapped a blanket around him, cradled his head in her arms and wept.<p>"I love you," she said in Spanish, between sobs.<p>It …

Immigration

How neuroscience can help us understand autism. | npj Science of Learning Community

I recently published a research paper called: Oscillatory Rhythm of Reward: Anticipation and Processing of Rewards in Children With and Without …

Autism

Uber has a new plan to get its drivers to use electric cars

Uber wants to encourage its drivers to start using electric vehicles (EVs) rather than the gas-powered ones they typically use.<p>The company launched a …

Electric Vehicles

Renewables to account for 90pc of Australian power by 2050: report

Renewable generation to take over as all of Australia’s coal-fired power stations close over the next 30 years.

Renewable Energy

Renewables to generate half of worldwide electricity by 2050: report

Falling prices for lithium-ion batteries will enable half the world's electricity to come from renewable solar and wind by 2050. That still won't be …

Renewable Energy

Largest solar farm in Texas getting battery system

Image 1of/1<p>Caption<p>Close<p>Texas' largest solar farm will soon have a big battery to go with it.<p>FlexGen, an advance battery maker headquartered in Los …

Renewable Energy

Railways To Become ‘Net Zero Carbon Emitter’ By 2030, Says Piyush Goyal

Indian Railways will become a "net zero" carbon emitter by 2030, Railways Minister Piyush Goyal said today. Speaking at an event, 'The Rail Contact …

Piyush Goyal

IEA Says Global EV Fleet Will Triple In 2 Years

The International Energy Agency forecast in its latest Global Electric Vehicles Outlook that the number of plug-in electric cars will triple in the …

Alternative Fuel

MidAmerican Energy to hit 100% renewable goal

MidAmerican Energy Company will be the first investor-owned electric utility in the U.S. to generate renewable energy equal to 100% of its customers’ …

Renewable Energy

Florida Utility Becomes US Leader In Renewables Thanks To Taxpayers

8:16 PM 06/19/2018<p>NextEra Energy has successfully leveraged government mandates and taxpayer-funded subsidies to become an international powerhouse …

Market Capitalization

Scientists create new building material out of fungus, rice and glass

Would you live in a house made of fungus? It’s not just a rhetorical question: fungi are the key to a new low-carbon, fire-resistant and …

Natural Gas

The City of London Will Run on 100% Renewable Energy by October 2018

The City—also known as the Square Mile—is an enclave that comprises the historic center of London. Spread over 1.12 square miles, it's also London's primary business district. And now, as of October 2018, the area will also be known for something else—clean energy.<p>From that date, the City of London …

Renewable Energy

Opposing Family Separation, Governors Cancel National Guard Troops On The Border

<b>Updated 3:30 p.m. ET</b><p>In opposition to the Trump administration's practice of separating immigrant families, at least five governors, including two Republicans, say they will not send their National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexico border.<p>"Until this policy of separating children from their families …

Immigration

As Carbon Dioxide Levels Rise, Major Crops Are Losing Nutrients

Plants need carbon dioxide to live, but its effects on them are complicated.<p>As the level of carbon dioxide in the air continues to rise because of human activity, scientists are trying to pin down how the plants we eat are being affected.<p>Mounting evidence suggests that many key plants lose …

Climate Change

Why It Pays to Break the Rules at Work

We think of rule breakers as trouble makers, but they actually provide positive results.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>While working as the general manager of the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Istanbul for several years, Massimiliano Zanardi, known as Max, played a …

Employment

New Jersey Is Now The United States' Hottest Clean Energy Economy

When Governor Murphy recently signed a landmark clean energy bill into law, New Jersey reclaimed the national policy leadership it abdicated during years of stagnation under the Christie Administration, and jump-started the state’s clean energy economy.<p>The state is now a member of the exclusive …

Renewable Energy

​Graphene tech: What if five minutes were enough to charge your battery?

Catalan startup Earthdas says its graphene battery charges 12 times faster than lithium-based tech.<p><i>Video: Samsung to make batteries charge faster and</i> …

Graphene

Kymco’s new electric scooters could be the sign of a coming boom

Like with cars, established companies are following in the footsteps of startups<p>One of the most exciting product announcements to happen at the Consumer Electronics show over the past few years was the Gogoro electric scooter. It’s not just that it was slick-looking, or fast, or that the company …

Electric Vehicles

Poll - 83% Of Respondents Will Consider Going Electric With Next Vehicle

Millennials are most likely to think about ditching petrol and diesel.<p>Eight out of 10 people say they would now consider buying an electric car, in …

Electric Vehicles

I am raising my daughter to speak three languages. A stranger demanded I 'speak English' to her

I felt her staring at me on the playground as I called out to my daughter.<p>She must be someone’s grandmother, I thought. She must be curious, as people often are.<p>Then she took one step toward me — pink fingernails, dark blond hair — and opened her mouth, e-nun-ci-a-ting each word.<p>“Speak English,” …

Language

AM1 Electric Bike Now Available From £499

Bike designers and builders Analog Motion based in London, have this month launched a new crowdfunding campaign to raise funds to take their new AM1 …

Electric Bikes

CHAdeMO is pushing for faster electric vehicle charging with new 400 kW protocol

The battle of different electric vehicle charging standards is still very much ongoing, but they all have something in common: they are all pushing for faster charging.<p>CHAdeMO has now unveiled its new protocol for 400 kW ‘ultra-fast’ charging.<p>CCS, Tesla, and now even the new Chinese national …

Alternative Fuel

Soil Folding Electric Bike With Samsung Battery, Tektro Brakes, Shimano And More

The Soil folding electric bike has been designed to provide users with the “ultimate user-friendly ebike” and features integrated Samson battery …

Electric Vehicles

The versatile HPC Scout is a beast on the road and on the trail

If you’re looking to have your ebike stand out from the crowd, adding speed and versatility it one way to do it. That appears to be exactly what …

Batteries

Researchers Create Robot That Can Draw and Test Your Blood - ExtremeTech

By on June 14, 2018 at 7:30 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Many of us have had chance …

Blood Tests

Surge in solar and wind power marks shift to low-carbon energy | Financial Times

When BP’s economists published their annual review of world energy this week, the survey revealed a surprising statistic: 17 per cent of the world’s …

Renewable Energy

Why the SunPower-Enphase Energy Microinverter Deal Makes Sense for Everyone

Sometimes a deal between rivals can be a win-win.<p><b>SunPower Corporation</b> (NASDAQ:SPWR) and <b>Enphase Energy Inc</b> (NASDAQ:ENPH) are continuing to transform …

Solar Power

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy Signs 6 Gun Control Bills Into Law

New Jersey’s already-strict gun laws got even tougher on Wednesday after Gov. Phil Murphy signed six bills that were advanced in the wake of a …

Guns