Mobile Phone Towers are Nearly Ubiquitous and Have Very Poor Energy Efficiency

Increased Energy Efficiency Could Cut Wireless Data Power Consumption by 90%

Take a look at your mobile device. Other than worrying about battery life and data plan overages, have you ever thought about the energy...

New Mitochondria Fuel Cells Could Generate Electricity From Sugar or Fats

Mitochondria, also called "the cells' powerhouses", may one day replace batteries as we know them. Scientists from the University of Missouri invented and developed a new fuel cell based on these also called "organelles" (the internal organs of cells). The fuel cell is able to feed on sugars and fats, just like mitochondria in the organisms do.

How to Green Up Your Kid’s Next Party by Going Retro

You know the definition of insanity... "doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results". If we are wanting to make a...

Energy and Lives saved by Toyota’s New Thermo-Tect Lime Green Paint

As a road runner I know just how vital visibility is. Safety should remain paramount above fashion. Thankfully running apparel and fashion trends appear...

How To Make Your Own AA Battery and Use It Safely

It is that time of the year again, when people buy and give millions of little gadgets and toys that all run on the...

Zero Mass Water’s Solar Panels Pull Clean Drinking Water Out of Thin Air

Around the world, approximately 2.1 billion people do not have immediate access to clean drinking water. A startup called Zero Mass Water aims to make clean water easily...

20 free and cheap ways to improve energy efficiency at home

A simple attitude towards improving your home energy efficiency is to start with simple and cheap actions....

Blood-Fed Yeast Batteries Could Greenly Power Pacemakers

As if it wasn't enough for MIT's virus batteries, scientists from the University of British Columbia have now devised a fuel cell prototype able to feed itself from the sugar in the blood stream.The tricky part of the invention is that the fuel cell is made of nothing else but a type of bacteria, Saccharomyces cerevisiae, that lives in yeast.

10 Fabulous DIY Clean Energy Generation Projects from Instructables’ Contest

Generating energy to charge and power devices or household appliances for free is the ultimate dream of many. Here are a few ideas of...

Sue is a Custom Real-Size T-Rex Tricycle

Here is one for all green transportation lovers, who have a secret (or not so secret) obsession with dinosaurs. Meet the super cool rideable...