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Researchers use confined nanoparticles to improve hydrogen storage materials performance

Sometimes, you have to go small to win big. That is the approach a multilab, interdisciplinary team took in using nanoparticles and a novel nanoconfinement system to develop a method to change ...

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Turbo meets hybrid to create new flagship Panamera

Porsche has been rapidly expanding its hybrid range since the 918 Spyder launch, giving buyers of the Cayenne and Panamera the option of a battery boost. But up until now, its hybrid ...

7 hours ago from Gizmag

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New Jersey Oks gas pipeline through protected Pinelands

New Jersey environmental regulators on Friday approved a hotly contested plan to run a natural gas pipeline through a federally protected forest preserve amid raucous protests that included ...

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UK self-driving car insurance rules outlined by government

Companies will need to offer two types of protection to vehicle owners

Thu 23 Feb 17 from The Independent

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Nuclear Energy Startup Transatomic Backtracks on Key Promises

The company, backed by Peter Thiel’s Founders Fund, revised inflated assertions about its advanced reactor design after growing concerns prompted an MIT review.

10 hours ago from MIT Technology Review

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Tesla Model 3 on track for September volume production

5,000 Model 3s a week by end of year, 10,000 per week sometime in 2017. 375,000 in line for a Model 3. Not all will get the tax credit. The post Tesla Model 3 on track for September volume ...

Thu 23 Feb 17 from Extremetech

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Tesla swings to loss in 4Q after profitable third quarter

Unable to string together profitable quarters, electric car and solar cell maker Tesla Inc. is reporting a loss for the last three months of 2016.

Wed 22 Feb 17 from

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Researchers find new clues for nuclear waste cleanup

A Washington State University study of the chemistry of technetium-99 has improved understanding of the challenging nuclear waste and could lead to better cleanup methods.

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37% of Norway’s new cars are electric. It might be 100% by 2025

While Trump is busy trying to revigorate the ailing fossil fuel industry, the rest of the world is preparing for an energy revolution. The Norway market reported another milestone, as more than 100,000 ...

Wed 22 Feb 17 from ZME Science

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Liquid hydrogen may be way forward for sustainable air travel

Transport makes up around 20 percent of our energy use around the world—and that figure is set to grow, according to the International Energy Agency. With sustainable solutions in mind, a new ...

Thu 23 Feb 17 from

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