a particle accelerator's $1 billion upgrade could lead to improvements in electronic gear. also in slac's sights: better batteries and cancer treatments.
'green' gas and diesel get boost in biofuel grants. federal government pumps more than $600 million in projects to demonstrate advanced biofuels, including cellulosic ethanol and
nanotechnology improves hydrogen storage and delivery. the plastic beads storing the chemical hydride are 30 times smaller than a human hair, making the microbeads flow like liquid
the dark side of 3d printing: 10 things to watch to burning a cigarette or cooking on a gas or electric stove. by allowing patients to print their own medicine with a chemical
far removed from the rolling hills and wide skies of typical farmland, this farm is housed 100 feet 30 metres below ground. the bomb shelter was built in world war 2 and at peak capacity
while all the light has been shining on hybrids, plug ins, and battery electric cars, another kind of electric car has been making hay. we check out hydrogen fuel cell cars.
chemists turn anthrax bacteria into cancer fighting zombies. an mit research team takes one of our biggest biological enemies and recruits it as an expert drug delivery bug in the fight
hurricane cleanup could take months, years. katrina left a tangled mess, but human behavior has contributed to the problem. engineering experts give their take.
faq: guide to alternative fuels. which runs on an electric motor and a gas motor: in the city, it mostly runs on electric, but switches to gas on the freeway. general motors wants to
the unlikely, eccentric inventor turning inedible plant life into fuel. marshall medoff unveils to 60 minutes his innovative method of turning plant life into fuel and other useful products
turning everyday garbage into gasoline. at demo fall 2010, e fuel corporation is showing off its home and business 'reactor' that converts organic waste into ethanol or
what has sam discovered on mars? nasa has made a potentially huge discovery on mars via curiosity's sample analysis at mars sam instrument, npr reported this week.sam is the
electric cars are by no means new. americans built efficient 'electric carriages' as far back as 1890, when william morrison built one in des moines that could go for 13 hours at
irobot's short range mop concentrates on cleaning. the irobot braava jet 240 covers less floor space than its predecessor, but improves on the design in hope of a more thorough clean.
the technology, though still relatively new, is being touted by some as a weapon in the fight against man made climate change, caused to a large degree by carbon emissions from fossil fuel
need a pressure washer recommendation i'm sure gasoline powered ones are sturdier than the electric ones. there is another 'dishwashing liquid' that has very
studying the hydrogen energy chain. such a process would require a system for capturing and safely storing carbon dioxide emitted drivers use a three prong pump to fill up on
window air conditioners are lifesavers, cooling your room on hot days. how do they achieve this? appliance science looks at the cool physics of window air conditioners.