60 years ago this week, the modern solar cell came into being. Here's how.
The U.S. has been pouring millions of dollars into anti-drug campaigns since the 1980s. Has it done any good?
A 21st century electric-car revival is under way. But the first challenge—building a cheap, safe, powerful battery—is the hardest
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Tastes like chicken, runs like diesel
Not bad for a microbe
Energy-producing microbe evolves into dramatically more efficient strain
A rarely-discussed alternative energy could prove 200 times cheaper and far more effective than Clean Coal
To Baldomero Olivera, venom is nature's drug industry.
A DOD-backed project would give ships a regenerating slime layer to help shed unwanted marine life
And just how much fuel is that?
Snot is way more sophisticated than people give it credit for.
What takes place inside a fuel cell is electrolysis in reverse
The move is meant to combat publication bias.
The tiny single-cell plants eat, reproduce, and then sweat fuel