Good ol’ Buildings Sometimes Better Than New Ones: Reconsidering Our Urban Design

Cities are always evolving, often out with the old and in with the new. Some old things are restored, while others are razed and...

German Researcher & Team Debunk Room Temperature Superconductors

I remember reading about how superconductors were to revolutionize transportation, computing, telecommunications, energy and industry.  I also remember with amazement the time I made...

General Motors Saves Power and Greenhouse Gas Emissions With New Painting Technique

Chevrolet is seemingly seeking to implement more and more environmentally-friendly technologies inside its factories. The latest innovation is one that will reduce the carbon...

SUPRAPOWER Project to Develop Superconductor Wind Turbines for EU

Despite the clean energy provided by wind turbines, they remain expensive to build and install, especially the offshore type. To help reduce this cost,...

ZEF Climatic Table, Zero Energy Alternative to Air-Conditioning

ZEF Climatic Table is the one and only table that controls the temperature in the room without using any electricity. Air-conditioning systems are undoubtedly some...
WaterStep M-100 Chlorinator

Chlorinator Water Treatment System for Developing Countries Developed by GE Engineer

One of the most basic human needs is clean drinking water, which for millions of people in developing countries is simply not available. Without...

Research Team Aims to Make Tungsten Light Bulbs a Viable Option

Photonic crystals are periodic optical nanostructures that are designed to affect the motion of photons, similar to the way the periodicity of a semiconductor...

Nano Device Based on AcrB Protein Offers Solar-Powered Water Filtering

A new nano-filter powered by sunlight can clean large bodies of water from antibiotics and carcinogens. The device, developed by the University of Cincinnati,...

World's Smallest Nano-Motor Powered by Electricity for First Time in History

Now this is not our typical green scientific breakthrough, but it may one day change the way we consume energy and improve electric motors...
BASF - Global Leader in Chemical Production

Is There Really a “Greener” Hydrogen, BASF?

Mention hydrogen fuel cell vehicles and two opposites immediately spring to my mind. First, HFC vehicles are, in themselves, emissions-free. On the other...