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Solar Power Comprised 100% of Utility Electricity Added to US Grid in March

<i>Photo via Shutterstock</i><p>March marked a historic month for renewable energy, as for first time ever 100% of new utility electricity generation added to …

The Keystone XL Pipeline: How safe would It be?

Travis S/flickr<p>(A version of this post, co-written by Lucija Muehlenbachs and Beia Spiller, has also been published by Resources for the …

Flame Retardants Found in Peanut Butter, Fish and Meat

Childs lunch – <i>Image from Shutterstock</i><p>The last thing your kid’s PB&J needs are flame retardants. Really, has a PB&J at your house ever burst into …

Solar Impulse Airplane to Launch First Sun-Powered Flight Across America!

So far we've seen the Solar Impulse airplane soar over Paris, Switzerland, and Morocco - and now the aircraft is set to fly across the United States …

Scientists Develop Graphene Aerogel - The World's Lightest Material

Last year, German scientists created aerographite, which at 0.2 milligrams per cubic centimeter was dubbed the world’s lightest material. However …

Yojiro Oshima's Beautifully Sculpted Bicycle is Made Almost Entirely From Wood

This amazing wooden bicycle was completely hand-crafted by Yojiro Oshima, a design student at the Craft&Industrial Department at Musashino Art …

Phinergy's Recyclable Aluminum-Air Battery Could Power Electric Vehicles for Thousands of Miles

Range anxiety is a much-discussed concern among drivers—and potential drivers—of electric vehicles, and in attempt to thwart it, automakers are …

New EPA Rules Would Make Your Car Run Better And Cleaner

On Friday, the Environmental Protection Agency finally proposed a new set of regulations — known as Tier 3 Vehicle Standards. The rules would reduce …