Intel believes that ultra low-power computer chips are the future - especially when it comes to connecting people in developing countries, where electricity is often scarce. To this end, they just
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Toyota is going to give the world another preview of its upcoming fuel cell hybrid vehicle at the Frankfurt Motor Show with the FCV-R concept. The FCV-R concept is a preview of Toyota's first
Charles Darwin was a man inordinately fond of beetles. He once caught a rare specimen in one hand, when another, even more remarkable, beetle showed up. He snatched that one up with his other hand.
Sierra Energy’s Revolutionary Trash-to-Energy FastOx Gasifier Will Make Renewable Fuel for the US Army
If there are any two problems that need tackling in our world it's the lack of clean energy and the overabundance of garbage. Now a company called Sierra Energy might have a solution called the FastOx
Researchers at MIT have engineered a new kind of rechargeable flow battery that could lead to a greater switch to renewable energy, such as wind and solar. Despite widespread support for renewable
Earlier this month the U.S. Department of Transportation announced plans to install a “Park Over the Highway” in St. Louis, Missouri - and the project just broke ground! An area near the iconic
Fuel cells could be one of the our cleanest energy sources; they convert hydrogen into electricity, and their only waste byproduct is water. One of the biggest things holding back the technology, however,
Ecological Urinal The Ecological Urinal was created as a solution for places like Uganda's capital, Kampala, where on average, 1,000 people have to share the same toilet. The make-shift urinal is an
New Zealander Ivan Sentch is 3D printing an entire 1961 Aston Martin DB4 replica! Using a CAD rendering from TurboSquid, which he modified to suit his design goals, Sentch has so far produced 2,500
Photo via Shutterstock In regards to biofuel, INEOS Bio has been able literally turned trash into treasure. The company released a statement on Wednesday that they had successfully been able to produce
The first hydrogen-powered fuel cell production vehicles will soon be arriving in the UK with the launch of the Hyundai ix35. Five of the groundbreaking vehicles will be part of the London Hydrogen
Reaction Engines, a UK-based company, has been given $90.6 million by the government to produce an air-breathing engine that, if successful, would allow aircraft to go directly into space and cruise at
The coast of Qingdao, China is usually known for its beaches - but recently the nation's largest algae bloom blanketed the shores with thousands of tons of sea lettuce. A bloom the size of
General Motors and Honda just announced a new partnership that will enable both automakers to collaborate on next-generation fuel cell and hydrogen storage technologies. GM and Honda are currently the
Scientists at the Center for Solar Energy and Hydrogen Research Baden-Wurttemburg (ZSW) have developed one of the most efficient lithium-ion batteries yet. The super li-on batteries herald a bright future
French cyclist François Gissy just strapped a hydrogen peroxide rocket to the frame of his bike and hit a record-breaking top speed of 163 mph! The epic thrill ride took place at abandoned runway in the
Photo via Shutterstock When it comes to capturing solar energy, plants are first in their class. Able to function at nearly 100 percent quantum efficiency, they can produce an equal number of electrons
NASA's Cassini spacecraft has taken astounding photos of a behemoth hurricane swirling around Saturn's north pole. According to NASA, the hurricane, which has been nicknamed 'The Rose', has an eye
Where there's smoke there's heat, and Point Source Power has figured out a way to harness that heat to charge your cell phone. The company's new VOTO charger converts the heat generated from a fire to
Few people turn to a tree branch or corn husk for a meal, and for good reason. The cellulose found in the cell walls of plants is enormously difficult for the human digestive system to break down. The
Fix imagines the home to be perched on a Cliffside, facing the sun for optimal natural lighting. The retractable screens serve as both form and function; each have their own design as well as opacity.
Photo via Shutterstock When tires reach the end of the road, they often wind polluting the environment in landfills. In Europe alone, 3 million tons of tires are produced each year - and 60-70% of them
Britain's MI6—now known as The Secret Intelligence Service—is regarded as one of the world's leading intelligence agencies, and has a reputation for keeping its operations very much undercover.
The event featured an impressive collection of vehicles with low fuel consumption, powered by all types of sources, including gasoline, solar, electric, fuel cell, and more. The vehicles competed in two
Last year, German scientists created aerographite, which at 0.2 milligrams per cubic centimeter was dubbed the world's lightest material. However they have now been eclipsed by a team from China's
Air Pollution photo via Shutterstock Scientists at the University of Georgia just announced that they have found a way to capture and transform carbon dioxide into useful industrial products. Although
A new report by the National Research Council has some good news for the future of US transportation. By taking advantage of biofuels, new vehicle technology, and policy reform, America has the potential
Hao Tian, Huang Haiyang, and Shi Jianwei's PH Conditioner Skyscrapers received an honorable mention in the2013 eVolo Skyscraper competition. The fantastical proposal soaks up damaging acidic pollutants
Four Nigerian teen girls have wowed visitors to Maker Faire Africa by creating a generator that is powered with pee. Using a resource that everyone has, the girls developed a generator that produces
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