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The SeaOrbiter: Futuristic Marine Research Vessel Launches CrowdFunding Campaign

A few years ago, there were rumors that a futuristic oceanographic marine vessel would be constructed with the sole aim of exploring the world’s …

Star Trek

The National Ignition Facility Just Got Way Closer To Fusion Power

In a major first, an experiment in the California lab got more energy out of its fuel than went into the fuel. We're one step closer to ignition, when the reaction becomes self-sustaining.<p>Researchers at the National Ignition Facility (NIF) at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in California …

Energy

Livermore Scientists Announce Critical Milestone for Nuclear Fusion Power

Researchers at the National Ignition Facility in Livermore, California just made a major breakthrough for nuclear fusion by focusing 192 beams from …

German-French Team Unveils World's Most Efficient Solar Cell!

A team comprised of the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems, Soitec, CEA-Leti and the Helmholtz Center, Berlin has just unveiled the …

Clean Energy

Hyperloop Development Begins with Two Top Engineers at the Helm

Elon Musk’s recently-announced Hyperloop transportation system has just edged one step closer to reality with two high-profile engineers now backing …

Students Win Seed Money To Make Flour From Insects

Mohammed Ashour has a big order to fill: By March 2014, he has to deliver 10 tons of grasshoppers to customers in Mexico.<p>He and four other MBA students at McGill University in Montreal have a plan to farm insects in poor countries and turn them into flour that can be used in everything from bread …

How Algae Could Create Better, More Efficient Gasoline Than Corn

Looks like algae can be added to bacteria and fungus on the list of organisms that could turn biofuels from an energy policy misfire into a viable …

Algae Biofuel Emits at Least 50% Less Carbon than Petroleum Fuels

A new study from <i>Bioresource Technology</i> finds that algae-based biofuel can reduce CO2 emissions by 50 to 70 percent when compared to petroleum-based …

Carbon-Free, Biologically-Grown Bricks Win Green Business Competition

A British competition chaired by environmentalist investor Richard Branson awarded $669,000 to an American start-up that’s developed an organic, …

Canadian Geothermal Plans ‘powEARTHful’ Appeal

The Canadian Geothermal Energy Association, feeling left out in the cold by the Canadian government, says it will turn to crowdfunding in an effort …

Australian Scientists Develop Catalyst to Turn Seawater Into Hydrogen Fuel

A team of scientists from Australia’s University of Wollongong have developed a way to turn sea water into hydrogen in order to produce a virtually …

Unsafe stoves raise heart risk for rural women - Futurity

WASHINGTON U.-ST. LOUIS / JOHNS HOPKINS (US) — Pollution from open-fire stoves in developing countries …

Lit Motors: Super-shrinking the city car

One company wants to reinvent urban transportation by developing a fully enclosed, two-wheeled electric vehicle that puts less car and more people on the road.<p>Look around a city at peak traffic time and you’ll probably notice that most gridlocked cars contain only one person, despite having seating …

Autonomous Cars