The foundation of the elixir of life, or just long-life pets? Would you like to live 35 percent longer? Apparently the trick is removing worn-out "senescent' cells that have a degenerative affect on your
Your monthly energy bills can get quite expensive, especially during the summer. You need lots of energy to stay cool and power your electronics, but buying your energy from an outside company isn't always
Image source: NRG Energy. Don't look now, but corporate America may lead the next phase of the renewable energy revolution. And that's terrible news for utilities across the country. Companies are looking
People who are working on next-generation batteries often put lithium-ion down, saying the current technology is too costly, too flammable, or too limited to meet the clean energy and clean transportation
There are many reasons that I love working in materials chemistry, and particularly in artificial photosynthesis – splitting water using sunlight to generate hydrogen and oxygen gases. You’ve heard me
Even before microgrids attracted attention in the mainstream media for keeping the lights on in the wake Hurricane Sandy, the U.S. Navy was kicking around the concept of a mobile microgrid. Called an magazine,”
(Update: U.S. energy markets experienced a reversal on 9/2/2014. See my updated commentary and chart analyses.) The U.S. energy markets tumbled this summer due to a bearish combination of unusually mild
The largest solar power plant of its kind is about to turn on in California's Mojave Desert. The Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System will power about 140,000 homes and will be a boon to the state's
As you all know by now, we love finding extraordinary destinations off the beaten path like Lake Baikal in Siberia. Today, we bring you another one which can only be described as surreal or otherworldly.
It's no secret that big businesses use their global reach to minimize their taxes, but exactly how it's done is something of a mystery. A service called OpenCorporates hopes to make it easier to track
A US engineer found hanged in his Singapore apartment killed himself, a Singapore coroner has ruled. Shane Todd, 31, who had been working for a government research body, was found dead at his home in 2012.