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Battery research could triple range of electric vehicles

New research at the University of Waterloo could lead to the development of batteries that triple the range of electric vehicles.

3 hours ago from TechXplore

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A global north-to-south shift in wind power by end of century

CIRES and RASEI researchers suggest that wind resources in the next century may decrease in many regions in the Northern Hemisphere—and could sharply increase in several hotspot regions down ...

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New study identifies genetic basis for western corn rootworm resistance in maize

Farmers are stuck. Western corn rootworm can destroy cornfields - and profits - but populations of the "billion-dollar bug" have stopped responding to insecticides and the genetically modified ...

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Chinese electric car maker to put "Weltmeister" on road...

WM Motor Technology Co, will use its name 'Weltmeister' as its brand and plans to start taking orders for its first product, a sport-utility vehicle, from April.

3 hours ago from Daily Mail

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These Electric Busses Could Start Cleaning Up National Park Travel

A zero-emissions transport fleet is looking pretty good in the face of rolled back federal protections and record-setting park congestion. Under the Donald Trump administration, the national ...

3 hours ago from Fastcompany Tech

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Cleaner, cheaper hydrogen from methane

Researchers from the Institute of Chemical Technology (ITQ), Valencia's Polytechnic University (UPV) and the Superior Council of Scientific Investigations (CSIC) have developed ceramic membranes ...

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Stretchable fabric battery could power wearables with sweat

The bacteria-powered batteries of electrical engineer Seokheun Choi have taken on a number of interesting forms, including matchbooks, folding paper and ninja stars. For the first time, ...

18 hours ago from Gizmag

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Russia claims radioactivity spike not due to nuclear plant

Russian authorities denied Friday that a radioactivity spike in the air over Europe this fall resulted from a nuclear fuel processing plant leak in the Ural mountains, saying their probe has ...

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Transformation to wind and solar achievable with low indirect GHG emissions

Different low carbon technologies including wind and solar energy, and fossil carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) differ greatly when it comes to indirect greenhouse gas emissions in their ...

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