Category Archives: Energy

Video: Tiny Windmills work, 10 could fit on a single grain of rice.

Imagine a world where your iPhone was out of juice and there wasn’t a Lightning cable for miles—wouldn’t it be great if you could just blow on your phone to bring it back to life?

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Video: Scientists Created Crude Oil from Algae in Mere Minutes

Be excited, Earthlings, because science has a surprise for you. Engineers at the Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory have devised a way to turn algae into crude oil in less than an hour. That oil can then be … Continue reading

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Nighttime Solar Power Arriving In United States

An era of nighttime solar power is dawning in the U.S. Arizona Public Service says plant developer Abengoa is now testing the Solana Generating Station, a massive solar thermal power plant that will be the first in the country to … Continue reading

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Engineering a Gasoline Producing Metabolically-Engineered Microorganism

For many decades, we have been relying on fossil resources to produce liquid fuels such as gasoline, diesel, and many industrial and consumer chemicals for daily use. However, increasing strains on natural resources as well as environmental issues including global … Continue reading

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IE8 Exploit Had US Nuke Workers in Its Sights

Security researchers revealed that series of “Watering Hole” has been conducted exploiting a IE8 zero-day vulnerability to target U.S. Government experts working on nuclear weapons research.

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3-D Printed Car Is as Strong as Steel, Half the Weight, and Nearing Production

Picture an assembly line not that isn’t made up of robotic arms spewing sparks to weld heavy steel, but a warehouse of plastic-spraying printers producing light, cheap and highly efficient automobiles. 

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Wave Powered Energy Moves Forward.

Wave energy backers in Oregon – who hope to see the state become the center for the technology’s development in the US – were celebrating on Friday. 

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Alert: Major cyber attack aimed at natural gas pipeline companies

A major cyber attack is currently under way aimed squarely at computer networks belonging to US natural gas pipeline companies, according to alerts issued to the industry by the US Department of Homeland Security. 

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Currentwerks introduces energy saving USB Walloutlets

Sources: PR Newswire, Currentwerks Sick and tired of lugging around those bulky masses of Wire and hunks of plastic to charge your device’s?  Well some help is around the corner for those that offer charging via USB.

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China and Bill Gates discuss nuclear reactor plan

China and Bill Gates discuss nuclear reactor plan | BBC News. With the Japanese Disaster still fresh in mind and the seeming lack of interest in the United States for nuclear power.  Bill Gate’s firm Terrapower is in discussions with … Continue reading

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