Back in 2009, the US Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) set an endurance record for electric unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) when its fuel cell-powered Ion Tiger aircraft managed to stay aloft ...
Mon 13 May 13 from Gizmag
MIT physicist had served as undersecretary during Clinton administration
Thu 16 May 13 from Science Now
New technology offers the promise of reducing billions of dollars of losses that occur each year from the silent, invisible killer of fruits, vegetables and cut flowers—a gas whose effects ...
Wed 15 May 13 from Phys.org
Wind turbines rob each other of energy if installed too closely together. But the world's fastest-growing source of renewable power still has plenty of room for expansion.
Thu 16 May 13 from National Geographic
(Phys.org) —SheerWind Inc. of Chaska, Minnesota is claiming in a press release that its newly developed funnel-based wind turbine system is capable of producing 600 percent more power than ...
Mon 13 May 13 from Phys.org
A solar-powered airplane landed in Phoenix early Saturday morning after flight from California.
Sat 4 May 13 from Phys.org
After years of sluggish service, train operator Amtrak has begun a network-wide overhaul of its onboard Wi-Fi service. Piggybacking on a number of different mobile networks, ...
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Hong Kong saw its first electric taxis hit the streets on Saturday in a step towards reducing the city's high levels of roadside pollution.
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Although countless small companies have tried to commercially develop flying cars over the past several decades, we're still not seeing Blade Runner-esque vehicles cruising over our rooftops ...
Mon 6 May 13 from Gizmag
The surge in oil production in the U.S. and Canada and shrinking oil consumption in the developed world is transforming the global oil market. The threat of chronic oil shortages is all but ...
Tue 14 May 13 from Phys.org