Grass Lamp Illuminates the Home and Grows Hydroponic Vegetation

Twenty-six year old visionary and industrial designer, Marko Vučković, won the 2009 Designanddesign award with his creation the Grass Lamp, a lamp that supports...

Jellyfish Protein Serves as Organic Solar Cell; Could Be Used in Health Implants

Recently, Zackary Chiragwandi at Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg, Sweden, and his colleagues have developed a solar cell based on a green fluorescent protein (GFP) from the jellyfish Aequorea victoria.

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...
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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...

VacuSen: Oxygen Sensor Used in Space Missions, Now Helps Manufacturing Greener Windows

It looks like sensors regularly used in space missions can now be a part of a technology aimed to improve the making of glass. Hold on, not any kind of glass, but one that excels in thermal insulation in both cold and hot environments - a glass that may reduce carbon dioxide emissions and your electric bill, too.

New Smart Windows Reduce Air-Conditioning And Heating Costs

Scientists have recently developed a new "smart" window system that, according to them, is capable of reflecting the sun's rays away during summer time...
Smartphone App "Wattson" Watches Over Your Smart Home

Neurio Appliance Turns Every Home into a Smart Home

We've all been told, “Don't forget to turn out the lights when you leave the room.” A Smart Home is smart enough to do...

New Algae-Based Water Filter Removes Even Viruses

A new filter paper produced by Uppsala University scientists in collaboration with German virologists promises to improve water filtration by removing resistant viruses. Globally, many...

How to Beat the Agony of a Dying Phone Battery

Phones and tablets are our main computers these days. We rely on them. Manufacturers limit the device's performance once battery capacity has...

Spin-Seebeck Effect Causing New Magnetic Semiconductor To Become Energy Harvester

A gallium manganese arsenide semiconductor may be the material to revolutionize how electronic circuits power and recycle their waste heat, through a research of Ohio State University scientists, led by Joseph Heremans and Roberto Myers, both from OSU.