- New Biofuel From Trees Developed
A team of University of Georgia researchers has developed a new biofuel derived from wood chips. Unlike previous fuels derived from wood, the new and still unnamed fuel can be blended with biodiesel and petroleum diesel to power conventional engines. &quo ...
Article - News Staff - May 18 2007 - 11:14am
- ORNL High Flux Isotope Reactor- Back And Badder Than Ever
The research reactor at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory is back in action and better than ever. After $70 million in renovations and more than a year of meticulous system checks, ORNL’s High Flux Isotope Reactor was restarted this ...
Article - News Staff - May 18 2007 - 8:35pm
- Who Assassinated JFK? Modern Forensics Takes A Shot At The Answer
Combining statistics and chemistry, researchers are challenging the evidence for the lone-gunman theory in the 1963 assassination of United States President John F. Kennedy. Texas A&M University professor of statistics Cliff Spiegelman recently teamed ...
Article - News Staff - May 18 2007 - 9:34pm
- UD Researchers Advance New Age Of Electronics
Electrical engineers from the University of Delaware and Cambridge NanoTech have demonstrated for the first time how the spin properties of electrons in silicon--the world's most dominant semiconductor, used in electronics ranging from computers to ce ...
Article - News Staff - May 20 2007 - 1:35am
- Inverse Woodpile Photonic Structure Has Huge Photonic Band Gap
As many homeowners know, when stacking firewood, pieces should be placed close enough to permit passage of a mouse, but not of a cat chasing the mouse. Now, imagine a woodpile where all those mouse passageways are packed with ice, the wood carefully remove ...
Article - News Staff - May 21 2007 - 10:54am
- Multiple Recent Developments Offer New Sources For Stem Cell Treatments
Tissue engineering and regenerative medicine offer future patients greater options for treatment and cure of a wide array of urologic conditions, and controversies surrounding the sources of stem cells as well as their use have fueled increased research. H ...
Article - News Staff - May 21 2007 - 11:39am
- Next: Carbon Free Cars Powered By Hydrogen
A new breakthrough in hydrogen storage technology could remove a key barrier to widespread uptake of non-polluting cars that produce no carbon dioxide emissions. PN 35-07 atoms. CLICK IMAGE FOR FULL SIZE. Credit: EPSRC ...
Article - News Staff - Jul 14 2007 - 4:31pm
- Sugar To Hydrogen Technology Promises Transporation Fuel Independence
The hydrogen economy is not a futuristic concept. The U.S. Department of Energy's 2006 Advance Energy Initiative calls for competitive ethanol from plant sources by 2012 and a good selection of hydrogen-powered fuel cell vehicles by 2020. Researchers ...
Article - News Staff - May 22 2007 - 9:50pm
- Follow The 'green' Brick Road?
Researchers have found that bricks made from fly ash--fine ash particles captured as waste by coal-fired power plants--may be even safer than predicted. Instead of leaching minute amounts of mercury as some researchers had predicted, the bricks apparently ...
Article - News Staff - May 23 2007 - 3:03pm
- Clothes That Monitor Your Health
Integrating bio-chemical sensors into textiles for continuous monitoring of a person's health is the goal of the EU-funded BIOTEX ('Bio-sensing textile for health management') project. As the first of its kind, the project is developing opti ...
Article - News Staff - May 24 2007 - 2:24pm