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EarthTalk: Going Solar
A buyer's guide to harnessing the energy of the sun
A Virus-Powered Battery
MIT scientists have engineering the first viral assembly line workers
Better Than Switchgrass
A grass called Miscanthus could yield more ethanol than switchgrass or corn. Lots more.
Burning Our Way Toward Fusion
The march towards a perfect energy source moves along thanks to one very powerful laser
Shocker: World’s Largest Solar Plant to Use Solar Panels
Can concentrated PV plants beat solar thermal technology?
California Hippie Court: Trees vs Solar Panels
A judge's ruling to cut down trees that block solar panels is just the tip of the iceberg for a growing conflict in California
Blacker Than Black Nanotubes are the New Black
The military shows interest in a new material that's 30 times as dark as the current standard—but it's good for solar panels too!
The Explosive Nuclear Question
What would you use to keep next-generation nuclear reactors cool? If you said highly reactive molten sodium, take a bow
Grand Engineering Challenges for the 21st Century
A new report highlights the world's most acute needs
Save Energy by Shutting the Faucet
It may make more sense to take shorter showers than to switch to florescent bulbs