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Articles from August 2013
If you are an environmentally aware urbanite you would have considered the impact of using cycle power for transport. If you wish to use it without expending too much of ...
As a child, no doubt you pestered your parents for small coins to use a public telescope or binoculars - as an adult no doubt you have recalled your childhood ...
Trucks transporting cold and frozen goods have a double impact on the environment, the tractor units are powered by hefty diesel motors, spewing out green gasses, and then the refrigeration ...
Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have designed a new material to make smart windows even smarter. The material is a thin coating of ...
Brazil will host the FIFA World Cup next year and are looking to renewable and green energy to help succeed off the field of play. The Mineirão Stadium, full title being ...
Climate change combined with rapid population increases, economic growth and land subsidence could lead to a more than nine-fold increase in the global risk of floods in large port cities ...
Singapore's first clean and green driver-less shuttle transportation system will soon see passengers shuttling between Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and JTC Corporation's (JTC) CleanTech Park. A model is being made of the ...
We might be one step closer to an Internet-of-things reality, as University of Washington engineers have created a new wireless communication system that allows devices to interact with each other ...
The power of the sun in a briefcase? That seems to be what AspectSolar have created with their Sunsocket Solar Generator, which has solar panels that actually move and track ...
The world is talking about Elon Musk, the founder of PayPal, SpaceX and Tesla, and his Hyperloop system which could become the world’s fastest train. Musk was inspired to take a ...
You buy a sleek looking designer gadget to enhance your home, it looks wonderful in the brochure and the showroom, but when you install it in your living room it ...
It’s not a jet ski, it’s not a small catamaran, it’s a Life Guard Man on ASAP! The Asap little water craft has been designed by Brit Ross Kemp as a ...
As renewable energy proliferates innovators have gone to work, particularly developing ideas for combining renewable energy generation - so how about combining wind and solar energy. Cleantec Wind from Colorado are ...
For the first time anywhere, electric buses are providing public transport and are being recharged right from the road, even in transit. The Online Electric Vehicle (OLEV), developed by the Korea ...
University of Toronto researchers claim that improvements in the energy efficiency of buildings can be made by fitting window glass which has small channels of water. These channels were inspired ...
You dreamed of getting your first electric car and it is now parked on your drive, with a charging lead running out of the house - but what is the ...
Testing on Land Rover’s Electric Defender vehicle is taking place at the world renowned Eden Project in Cornwall in South West England. The Defender, known the world over as a tough ...