- Used Coffee Grounds Equals Biofuel?
Researchers in Nevada are reporting that waste coffee grounds can provide a cheap, abundant, and environmentally friendly source of biodiesel fuel for powering cars and trucks. Their study appears in the current online issue of ACS' Journal of Agricul ...
Article - News Staff - Dec 22 2008 - 2:51am
- What Is The State Of Solid State LED Lighting?
It seems like they're already everywhere- if you look down at your keyboard, one is providing the little green indicator for your Num Lock key, while another may be frantically blinking to inform you of your waiting voice mail. On your next drive, cha ...
Article - Chris Rollins - Jul 30 2012 - 8:38pm
- Get Better Solar Cell Efficiency By Going Invisible
As worldwide demand for cleaner energy grows, scientists are working frantically in every area to improve the amount of energy we are able to generate from various renewable sources. Many existing technologies, such as wind and solar power, are advancing s ...
Article - Chris Rollins - Jan 17 2009 - 2:32am
- You Knew This- Shade Trees Keep Houses Cooler, But Here Is How Much
Sometimes studies are done that are common sense but, without them, people would say, about things that are common sense, 'no studies actually show that... so that is why we mention a recent study showing that shade trees on the west and south sides ...
Article - News Staff - Jan 5 2009 - 3:01pm
- Millitechnology Fuel Cell For Power
Meet the smallest fully integrated fuel cell in the world: only 9 mm 3 in volume but 254 W per Liter in energy density. This millitechnology power source is the invention of S. Moghaddam, PhD and his team . A chemical reactor is used to produce hydro ...
Blog Post - Hatice Cullingford - Jan 8 2009 - 12:51am
- Get Ready For Green Gasoline- No, Really, They Mean It This Time
If you've been watching in awe as ethanol, the renewable fuel adored by environmentalists and endorsed by politicians including Al Gore, has raised prices on food and done nothing to combat emissions, you may be skeptical about new claims of green gas ...
Article - News Staff - Jan 13 2009 - 3:45pm
- Combustion- After Two Million Years, Maybe It's Time For Something New
Since man first discovered that he could control fire and combust fuels for heat and cooking, he has had to deal with the byproducts of the combustion of organic fuels. But with more people the byproducts are much greater. For the first two million years ...
Article - News Staff - Jan 19 2009 - 12:46pm
- Recycled Aluminum Clusters May Yield A New Way To Produce Hydrogen
Scientists at Penn State University and the Virginia Commonwealth University have discovered a way to produce hydrogen by exposing selected clusters of aluminum atoms to water. The findings are important because they demonstrate that it is the geometries o ...
Article - News Staff - Jan 22 2009 - 9:17pm
- Energizer Bunny Goes Green? An Ethanol Battery Gets More Practical
The only thing that gets less respect than ethanol these days are batteries- having to replace batteries in a Prius and the acid rain that comes from manufacturing them is why the Prius was always destined to just annoy everyone in the HOV lane and not ac ...
Article - News Staff - Jan 26 2009 - 11:18am
- Fusion-Fission Hybrid Could Make Nuclear Power Truly Green
Toxic nuclear waste is stored at sites around the U.S. and debate surrounds the construction of a large-scale geological storage site at Yucca Mountain in Nevada, which critics maintain is costly and dangerous. The storage capacity of Yucca Mountain, whic ...
Article - News Staff - Jan 27 2009 - 2:03pm