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Scientists at Cardiff University have found a way to destroy cancer without infecting healthy cells

A treatment that can completely destroy cancer cells without affecting healthy cells could soon be a possibility thanks to research led by Cardiff …

Cancer

Why cancer cells go to sleep

Cancer has always been thought of as something that grows rapidly and uncontrollably, but this view may be wrong. New evidence suggests that cancer …

Cancer

The Chinese herbal cough syrup that has taken New York by storm

It has been hailed for centuries in China as a cure for coughing, but Pipa Tangjiang - a sweet tasting syrup that was first discovered in the Qing dynasty - has failed to make much of an impact abroad.<p>But now the herbal remedy is riding a wave of popularity in the United States thanks to New …

Earthquake-resistant concrete keeps walls from falling

While we may hear about ways of constructing new buildings to make them earthquake-resistant, what about all the buildings that are standing already? …

Netherlands installing highway solar panel sound barriers (SONOB) – infrastructure integrated photovoltaics (IIPV) on the rise

The Netherlands is expanding a test of solar panel sound barriers (SONOB) as part of a project replacing currently installed sound barriers. The bifacial solar panel screens are rated to generate electricity equivalent to usage in 40 to 60 houses. The 2014 test project (see images below) met …

Unleashing hungry bacteria on our landfills could produce tons of natural gas

When it comes to climate change, most people tend to focus on carbon dioxide (CO2). But methane is actually a far more damaging greenhouse gas than …

Evaporating Water Could Power Almost 70% of The US Electrical Grid

But there's a catch.<p>It's not every day scientists say a new kind of renewable energy could satisfy the majority of our power needs, so when they do, …

The World's 8 Largest Liquefied Natural Gas Exporters (No. 2 Is a Shocker)

Natural gas is a major source of global energy, and shipping it long distances often requires liquefying it. These eight countries dominate LNG …

How to Install Inconspicuous Thermal Solar Panels in Just a Few Hours

When it comes to increasing the energy efficiency of a project, solar panels provide many benefits, but architects often avoid using them for …

Cyborg Bacteria Covered in Tiny Solar Panels Are Changing The Future of Clean Fuel

"These bacteria outperform natural photosynthesis."<p>In an effort to improve the efficiency of natural photosynthesis, a researcher at the University …

Why Salt Is This Power Plant’s Most Valuable Asset

Ever wonder why there are so few blackouts in the United States? It effectively boils down to this: power plants are always making more power than …

Energy

These Transparent, Solar Power-Generating Windows Are the World's First

Energy-Neutral<p>A tech startup on a mission to make modern commercial and housing estates energy neutral has outfitted the headquarters of a Dutch bank …

Identifying Opportunities In Colombia's Natural Gas Market

Colombia's thirst for natural gas has been expanding at a rapid rate and in comparison to its South American neighbors its reserves of around 4.8 …

Natural Gas

US rig count rises this week 6 to 933

HOUSTON (AP) — The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. rose by six this week to 933.<p>A year ago, just 424 rigs were …

Oil

Iran still world’s biggest natural gas player

<b>A new report shows Iran still has the world’s largest reserves of natural gas and is closely followed by market rivals Russia and then Qatar.</b><p>The …

NDII: Why we don’t need Lamu coal plant

In Summary<p>The construction of Lamu coal plant is backed by a consortium of Gulf Energy and Centum Investment and is expected to take 30 months.<br>• To …

The world’s largest floating solar power plant just went online in China

China has announced that the largest floating photovoltaic (PV) facility on earth has finally been completed and connected to the local power grid. …

Renewable Energy

These game-changing solar panels are cheap and can be printed

Despite places like Australia being bathed in sun, the cost of traditional silicon-based solar cells hasn't inspired people to buy, buy, buy.<p>But what …

Why Tesla's Solar Roof Is A Bad Buy

<b>It’s a Roof! It’s a Solar Panel! It’s a Luxury Item!</b><p>Everyone needs electricity. Everyone needs a roof. Everyone does not need the Tesla Solar Roof.<p>In fact, the Tesla Solar Roof is the gold Apple Watch Edition of the energy industry.<p>When Tesla started taking $1,000 deposits on its Solar Roof, in …

Solar Power

Tesla Solar Roof Job Additions Are Just the Beginning

Blue collar work is getting green.<p>On Wednesday, Tesla opened ordering for its highly anticipated solar roof with a competitive price. The roof is …

Tesla solar roof tiles: there’s a shocking amount of technology in the connectors, says Elon Musk

Tesla introduced its solar roof tiles in more details and started taking orders yesterday. Some were surprised by the price and the warranty, which Tesla says is good for the tiles as long as the house stands and it guarantees 30 years for power generation.<p>It’s a bold statement. They developed a …

Elon Musk Just Announced His Solar Roofs Will Have "Infinity Warranty"

Sign us up!<p>Last night, Elon Musk announced via Twitter that orders would begin today (10 May, 2017) for his revolutionary solar roof hardware. In …

Can Elon Musk Solve Australia's Energy Shortage?

4 Ways You Can Help a Heart Attack Victim, According to Dr. Oz and Bob Harper

From Dr. Oz The Good Life<p>During a Monday appearance on the TODAY show, 51-year-old trainer Bob Harper, of "The Biggest Loser" fame, opened up about …

Catching Rays From All Directions: World’s First Lights Powered By Micro-Sphere Solar Cells

Innovative concepts are all over the place these days. Thanks to the internet’s ability to bring together a great number of people in pursuit of …

Pig manure helps green revolution revitalize degraded soil - Lifestyle

With a postgraduate degree, Shen Haimei could have chosen to make a fortune doing a regular office job. Instead, she has chosen to work with manure …

Tesla’s new solar roof will cost less and keep your house off the Grid all day.

We all know that nature is a powerful force. I was reminded just how powerful after last week’s wind storm, when the next day I found shingles from …

Solar Panels

Zero-carbon home generates income by making more energy than it needs

The home of the future could slash your utility bills and generate enough money to help pay the mortgage. UK firm Koru Architects designed and built …

Clean Energy

3 solar innovations to watch

Solar costs have already dropped precipitously. But what's next?<p>Late last year, Bloomberg reported on a remarkable turning point: Solar is becoming …

Islands Energy Program - Rocky Mountain Institute

We aim to accelerate the transition to renewables in 13 island Caribbean countries, install 95 megawatts of renewable energy, and leverage $300 …