The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and the University of Delaware (UD) today announced they will work to facilitate the potential establishment of a test site for commercial wind turbines off the Delaware coast.
Making eco-cars more affordable and renewables more practical: why repurposing electric car batteries makes perfect sense
The Solar X-Ray Imager instrument aboard the GOES-15 satellite has just provided its first light image of the sun, but it required a lot of experts to make it happen.
A new type of baker's yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae) has been developed which can efficiently ferment pentose sugars, as found in agricultural waste and hardwoods. In a new study, researchers describe the creation of the new S. cerevisiae strain, TMB3130, which demonstrated...
( Florida State University ) The National High Magnetic Field Laboratory at Florida State University is planning to build a state-of-the-art magnet system that will transform the study of complex environmental and biological samples. A better understanding of fossil and biological...
Enlisting the help of healthcare providers in the quest to weed out false advertising might seem like a good idea, but shouldn't they be concentrating on taking care of the sick — and not evaluating ads?
Although there are readily available safe alternatives to using natural gas for pipe cleaning, an astonishing amount of power plants still use it, even if it is fraught with potentially far-reaching and unsafe consequences.
The 36BRA from Plastican Inc. is a lightweight, 4.25-gallon rectangular plastic container designed to provide better cube efficiency and volume packaging.
Sensortechnics’ LBA series offers differential low pressure measurement with fully-analog signal conditioning, which allows for very high resolution.
The Nettco i-Series portable and fixed mount mixers add-ons include a bung adaptor, sanitary flange mechanical seal assembly, sanitary flange lip seal, angle riser and air motor option.
The Hayabusa capsule and bus entered the Earth's atmosphere over Woomera, Australia, on June 13 at 11:21 p.m. local time. From the perspective of NASA's DC-8 airborne observation team, the capsule moved below and slightly ahead of the bus and stayed clear of the spectacular breakup of the...
( McGill University ) The team has effectively discovered a way to order the molecules in the PEDOT, the single most industrially important conducting polymer.
( Indiana University ) For decades, The New York Times has been one of the nation's premier outlets for stories about science. Now, a retired Indiana University journalism professor has put many of those stories together in a unique collection aimed at students of science writing.
( Purdue University ) Researchers at Purdue University are using a robotic submarine and other specialized tools in Lake Michigan to gather biological and environmental data showing how young fish vital to the ecosystem may cope with future climate change.