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NOTT-202: UK Scientists Create Metal-Organic Framework That Absorbs CO2

NOTT-202: UK Scientists Create Metal-Organic Framework That Absorbs CO2

In a collaboration between the University of Nottingham and the University of Newcastle, the Diamond Light Source and STFC Daresbury Laboratory have seen the creation of a metallic porous material

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BikeBorg: Cyberpunk Suits Connect Cyclists With Their Bikes

BikeBorg: Cyberpunk Suits Connect Cyclists With Their Bikes

BikeBorgs are a theoretical cycling subculture that combine aspects of cyberpunk and DIY hardware-hacking with individually modified bikes. Like The Borg of Star Trek fame, the BikeBorgs combine

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Boeing’s Hydrogen-Powered ‘Phantom Eye’ Successfully Completes Its First Flight

Boeing’s Hydrogen-Powered ‘Phantom Eye’ Successfully Completes Its First Flight

Boeing's drone aircraft, the Phantom Eye UAV, just completed its debut autonomous flight on June 1 at NASA’s Dryden Flight Research Center at Edwards Air Force Base in California. The aircraft intially

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PNNL’s New Affordable, Small-Scale Fuel Cell Could Revolutionize Residential Power

PNNL’s New Affordable, Small-Scale Fuel Cell Could Revolutionize Residential Power

The Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) has created a solid oxide fuel cell system that is small enough for domestic homeowners and affordable for the average citizen. There are currently

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‘EVolo Skyscapers’ Book On Special Order Until May 31st

‘EVolo Skyscapers’ Book On Special Order Until May 31st

EVolo's towering 'Skyscrapers' book, which quickly sold out, is now available for special order until May 31st.  If you’re an aficionado of futurism in building design, then this decisive book on

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QuickHab Is a Flat-Pack House for Emergency or Low-Income Housing

QuickHab Is a Flat-Pack House for Emergency or Low-Income Housing

After the Gulf Coast was devastated by Hurricane Katrina in 2005, FEMA provided temporary trailers to displaced people in Louisiana and Mississippi, which turned out to be not only inadequate but also a

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New Research Finds Flame Retardants Produce Deadlier Fires

New Research Finds Flame Retardants Produce Deadlier Fires

Products like baby mattresses and car seats that use flame retardants have come under heavy scrutiny in recent years because they contain powerful toxins that are known to cause impaired neurological

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Scientist Develops Self-Sustaining Solar Reactor That Produces Clean Hydrogen Fuel

Scientist Develops Self-Sustaining Solar Reactor That Produces Clean Hydrogen Fuel

Hydrogen is a fuel that has seemingly limitless potential, but scientists have only been able to produce it from fossil fuels, like natural gas. That is, until now. A doctoral student in mechanical

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Chinese Researchers Unlock Secret of Butterfly Wings to Make Efficient Solar Power

Chinese Researchers Unlock Secret of Butterfly Wings to Make Efficient Solar Power

Chinese material scientists have been studying the design of butterfly wings to unlock ways to make solar electricity more efficient. Inspired by the way that butterflies use their wings to collect solar

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Reactor at Fukushima Confirmed to Have Fatally High Levels of Radiation

Reactor at Fukushima Confirmed to Have Fatally High Levels of Radiation

The most recent inspection of the No. 2 Nuclear Reactor at the Fukushima Daiichi plant has cast doubts on government claims of the reactor's stability. A probe found radiation levels 10 times the fatal

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“Brown Liqour” Could Replace Rare Metals in Batteries

“Brown Liqour” Could Replace Rare Metals in Batteries

For decades, paper mills have long used a thick sticky byproduct of the wood-pulping process—”Brown Liqour”— as a combustible fuel to keep the mills in motion. Now a collaborative research

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North Sea Platforms Evacuated as Underwater Gas Leak is Reported Near Scotland

North Sea Platforms Evacuated as Underwater Gas Leak is Reported Near Scotland

A platform in the North Sea has been evacuated following the discovery of an underwater leak of flammable gas. French company Total, which operates the Elgin PUQ platform said in a statement that it is

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Virginia Tech Team Creates a Self-Charging Robo-Jellyfish

Virginia Tech Team Creates a Self-Charging Robo-Jellyfish

A team from Virginia Tech has created the Robo-Jellyfish, a swimming robot that is powered by a hydrogen-based catalytic reaction. This robot has not only the ability to power itself indefinitely, but it

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Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal Warns President Obama About ‘Radical Environmental Policies’

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal Warns President Obama About ‘Radical Environmental Policies’

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal has decided to join the drill, baby, drill chorus this week by attempting to slam President Barack Obama and his current energy policies. In an op-ed piece in the Wall

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Mercedes Unveils Invisible Zero-Emission F-Cell Car

Mercedes Unveils Invisible Zero-Emission F-Cell Car

Invisible cars are no longer reserved for the likes of James Bond! In order to promote their new F-Cell Hydrogen Electric car, Mercedes-Benz has transformed one of their F-Cell vehicles into an

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Ocean Supremacy: The World’s Largest “Eco” Super-yacht

Ocean Supremacy: The World’s Largest “Eco” Super-yacht

Traditionally, a super-yacht is a vast, luxurious vessel whose opulence is only matched by its fuel consumption. However, more recently, the super wealthy have been making an attempt to show their

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London’s First Zero-Emission Electric Taxis Hit the Streets

London’s First Zero-Emission Electric Taxis Hit the Streets

When it comes to clean transportation, London is charging ahead at maximum speed - not only is the city's mayor a cycling enthusiast, but he helped to push the introduction of London's first hydrogen

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Nobel Laureate Develops World’s Cheapest and Most Effective CO2 Sponge

Nobel Laureate Develops World’s Cheapest and Most Effective CO2 Sponge

One of the holy grails of clean technology is now one step closer to reality as Noble Prize-winning chemist George Olah just developed a breakthrough low-cost plastic material than acts as

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Sea Shepherd Conservation Society Uses Airborne Drone to Hunt Japanese Whaling Fleet

Sea Shepherd Conservation Society Uses Airborne Drone to Hunt Japanese Whaling Fleet

The Sea Shepherd Conservation Society is infamous in whale protection circles for its hard-edged tactics in defending marine wildlife. In the past, the group has scuttled and disabled whaling vessels

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Apple Files Patent for MacBooks Powered by Fuel Cells

Apple Files Patent for MacBooks Powered by Fuel Cells

If you've ever owned a laptop or a netbook, you know that their batteries come with a finite lifespan. But what about a longer lasting alternative to powering up your computer? Fuel cells, namely hydrogen

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Sony Develops a Battery That Runs on Paper

Sony Develops a Battery That Runs on Paper

It seems that renewable energy now grows on trees, as electronics giant Sony just announced that it has developed a battery powered by paper. Before you start thinking you can charge your iPhone with a

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Luxury MIG 675 Yacht Harvests Energy from the Water it Floats on

Luxury MIG 675 Yacht Harvests Energy from the Water it Floats on

Quimperié's Luxury MIG 675 is a hydrogen-powered boat that grabs energy directly from the water beneath it as it zips across the waves. The high-tech 22-foot-long boat has seats for three and it tops out

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New Holland Unveils NH2 Hydrogen Fuel Cell Tractor for Greening Farm Work

New Holland Unveils NH2 Hydrogen Fuel Cell Tractor for Greening Farm Work

New Holland Agriculture's NH2 tractor is a new zero emissions hydrogen fuel cell vehicle made specifically for farm work. Located at La Bellotta, an energy independent farm in Italy, New

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Nissan To Release Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicle By 2015

Nissan To Release Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicle By 2015

Nissan is already dominating the electric car market with its Nissan Leaf, but they are about to take their sustainably powered agenda to the next level with a new strategy. According to the Japanese car

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Toyota to Unveil Hydrogen Powered FCV-R Concept at Tokyo Auto Show

Toyota to Unveil Hydrogen Powered FCV-R Concept at Tokyo Auto Show

Toyota is about to showcase a new low-emissions vehicle at the Tokyo Auto Show that could be the next big jump forward for them. But this new car is no Prius mini van - it's way cooler. Called the

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PHOTOS: Inhabitat Takes a Peek Inside the Panasonic Eco Ideas House in Tokyo, Japan

PHOTOS: Inhabitat Takes a Peek Inside the Panasonic Eco Ideas House in Tokyo, Japan

Panasonic created the Eco Ideas House to show the world how a symphony of their every-saving products working in concert can help consumers realize a zero CO2-emissions home, and live a more enriched

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Scientist Claims He Has Achieved Cold Fusion, Scientific Community Says ‘Impossible’

Scientist Claims He Has Achieved Cold Fusion, Scientific Community Says ‘Impossible’

An Italian scientist at the University of Bologna recently announced to the world that he has successfully achieved cold fusion - a process that physics says is impossible - but if it were proven

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Plug-in Prius Wins the 2011 Rallye International Vert de Montreal

Plug-in Prius Wins the 2011 Rallye International Vert de Montreal

Fifty kilometers per hour isn't much--just 31 miles per hour--but that's still a reasonable driving speed for alternative energy cars built for city driving. Toyota Canada engineer Vinh Pham drove the

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Varley’s Sexy New evR450 Electric Car is a Banana Colored Beauty

Varley’s Sexy New evR450 Electric Car is a Banana Colored Beauty

Remember when electric vehicles were just toasters on wheels? Not anymore! Especially with vehicles like this banana-colored all-electric Varley evR450 sports car. Varley is an Australian company that up

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