U.S. Dept. of Energy

Read Trump’s proposal for reorganizing the federal government

President Trump will unveil his administration's plan to reorganize the federal government during a Cabinet meeting this afternoon, including plans …

Politics

Gasoline Volume Sales And Our Changing Culture

<i>By Jill Mislinski</i><p>The Department of Energy's Energy Information Administration (EIA) monthly data on volume sales is several weeks old when it …

Business

Still Rebuilding After Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico Hopes to Spur Critical Infrastructure Investment

Officials have outlined an ambitious set of P3 projects supporting electrical and water resilience and economic development.

Caribbean

Iran Rejects Compromise as OPEC Heads for Battle in Vienna

Iran put itself on a collision course with Saudi Arabia at this week’s OPEC meeting, rejecting a potential compromise that would allow a small …

Oil

Assessment of methane emissions from the U.S. oil and gas supply chain

G. Myhre <i>et al</i>., in <i>Climate Change 2013: The Physical Science Basis. Contribution of Working Group I to the Fifth Assessment Report of the</i> …

Natural Gas

Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric Bus Evaluation Project Reveals Success for Transit Partner

Results from a National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) evaluation of hydrogen fuel cell electric buses (FCEBs) at Alameda Contra-Costa Transit …

Alternative Fuel

Here’s how the proposed reorganization of the federal government could impact science and tech

The Trump administration announced a proposal to revamp, retool, and reorganize America’s federal government.<p><b>What's new:</b> There are a slew of massive …

FDA

Natural gas could warm the planet as much as coal in the short term

Natural gas, long promoted as a “clean” alternative to other fossil fuels, may not be so clean after all. That’s because its main ingredient, the …

Oil & Gas Industry

Sellers of illegally refilled LPG tanks nabbed

Three men were arrested in Quezon City on Wednesday for allegedly selling unauthorized liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) products.The post Sellers of …

Quezon

RPT-Green mutual funds bounce back after Trump-induced retreat | Reuters

(Repeats for additional clients with no changes to text)<p>By Ross Kerber<p>BOSTON, May 31 (Reuters) - After U.S. President Donald Trump’s election last November, investors pulled nearly $68 million from so-called “green” mutual funds, reflecting fear that his pro-coal agenda would hurt renewable energy …

Environmentalism

Rick Perry drops out, leaving only 16 Republican presidential candidates

Rachel Maddow traces the recent history of former Texas governor Rick Perry's presidential ambitions and the series of awkward missteps that led to …

Republicans

Republicans agree — it’s only a matter of time for Scott Pruitt

Remember the Road Runner cartoons? Every Saturday morning kids of my generation would watch as Wile E. Coyote would find new, creative ways to avoid …

Scott Pruitt

UCF physicist will receive $750K Department of Energy grant

A University of Central Florida faculty member has been selected to receive a $750,000 grant intended for early-career scientists.Michael Chini, an …

U.S. Government

The world’s most powerful supercomputer is tailor made for the AI era - MIT Technology Review

Since 2013, Chinese machines have occupied the number one slot in rankings of the world’s most powerful supercomputers. Now America is back on top …

Machine Learning

Doosan GridTech and Austin Energy win Grid Edge Innovation Award for Austin SHINES solar + storage project.

Doosan GridTech® and Austin Energy were presented with a Grid Edge Innovation Award for their design of the Austin SHINES project at Greentech …

Customer Service

Ancient horse's genome decoded, 700,000 years after it galloped

HELSINKI — From a tiny fossil bone found in the frozen Yukon, scientists have deciphered the genetic code of an ancient horse about 700,000 years old — nearly 10 times older than any other animal that has had its genome mapped.<p>Scientists used new techniques and computing to take DNA from a 5-inch …

Anthropology

SUNY chief, Hollywood, Erich Bloch and more at materials science symposium

SUNY Chancellor Kristina M. Johnson had a role in the highest-grossing film of all time.<p>She didn’t appear in “Avatar,” but a company she co-founded …

University at Buffalo

Energy savings, emission reductions, and health co-benefits of the green building movement

Altmetric: 534<p>More detail<p>Review Article | Published: 30 January 2018<p>MacNaughton P.,<br>• Cao X.,<br>• Buonocore J.,<br>• Cedeno-Laurent J.,<br>• Spengler J.,<br>• Bernstein A. …

Google Scholar

Physicist hopes the evidence is clear in bid for New York congressional seat

<b>SUFFOLK COUNTY IN NEW YORK—</b>First-time congressional candidate Elaine DiMasi didn’t know what to expect when she knocked on a front door here in this …

Universal Health Care

Malloy inks climate change, renewable energy bills

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has signed a pair of bills aimed at boosting the state's clean energy portfolio and limiting greenhouse gas emissions and …

Hartford

Study confirms beetles exploit warm winters to expand range

Overpopulation actually limits their spread as larvae compete for food inside the bark<p>LOS ALAMOS, N.M., June 19, 2018--A new study by Los Alamos …

Ecology

How scientists discovered a new way to produce actinium-225, a rare medical radioisotope

Inside a narrow glass tube sits a substance that can harm or cure, depending on how you use it. It gives off a faint blue glow, a sign of its …

U.S. Government

Introducing the National Science Policy Network

Leaders of the scientific community have criticized the myopic actions of this administration to stifle the voice and input of scientific knowledge. …

Donald Trump

Federal funds, expertise helping secure local elections

Federal agencies are working with state and local voting offices ahead of the upcoming midterm elections, officials told a June 20 Senate panel on …

Government Technology

A Newark solar tech company won a DOE pitch competition

It was huge for the <b>University of Delaware</b> — and green energy — when solar tech startup <b>SHIO</b> won the $50,000 first place prize at <b>LaunchR</b>, a <b>U.S.</b> …

Solar Panels

DOE backs materials study for batteries and beyond

Ming Tang, a materials scientist at Rice University, has been awarded a Department of Energy Early Career Research Program grant to study instability …

College & University

DOE: Puerto Rico has plenty of options for new generation

A new report on options for rebuilding the island's grid recommends considering a wide range of renewables and alternative fuels, an expansion of …

Caribbean

NZ & US to collaborate on geothermal tech

Minister of Research, Science and Innovation MEDIA STATEMENT 22 June 2018 NZ & US to collaborate on geothermal tech Minister of Research, Science and …

U.S. Government

Lightbridge's (LTBR) CEO Seth Grae on Q1 2018 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Lightbridge Corp (NASDAQ:LTBR) Q1 2018 Earnings Conference Call May 10, 2018 11:00 AM ET<p><b>Executives</b><p>David Waldman - Investor Relations, Crescendo …

Nuclear Energy

Scripps Research study provides new clues to improving chemotherapies

JUPITER, FL - June 21, 2018 - About half of all drugs, ranging from morphine to penicillin, come from compounds that are from--or have been derived …

Cancer Cells