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Breakthrough Fuel Cell, Twice as Efficient as Generators
Acumentrics Corporation, a leading developer of solid-oxide fuel cells and uninterruptible power supplies, has won a 2007 New England Innovation Award from SBANE, the Smaller Business Alliance of New England for their novel solid oxide fuel cell.
Dutch Try To Grow Enviro-Friendly Meat In Lab
Dutch researchers are trying to grow pork meat in a laboratory with the goal of feeding millions without the need to raise and slaughter animals.
What it is, how it works and the promise it holds.
New Device Quickly Detects Avian Flu Strains
A new device can quickly detect 92 different viruses, including several strains of the feared H5N1 avian flu virus or other emerging new infections, U.S. researchers reported on Tuesday.
Japan To Spend $1.7 Billion To Develop Cleaner Cars
Japan plans to spend more than 200 billion yen ($1.7 billion) over the next five years to help companies develop cheaper hybrid cars and cleaner fuels in order to cut the use of fossil fuels and greenhouse gas emissions, the Trade Ministry said on Monday.
NYC: 100% Hybrid Yellow Cabs in 5 Years
Mayor Micheal Bloomberg is about to announce that every Taxi in New York City will be a hybrid in a mere five years.
New Fuel For 21st Century - Aluminum Pellets
Pellets made out of aluminum and gallium can produce pure hydrogen when water is poured on them, offering a possible alternative to gasoline-powered engines, U.S. scientists say.
Can America's Masses Get Charged on Electric Cars?
The ZAP Xebra is a three-wheeler running on basic batteries, silent and easy to maneuver. It is more than a golf cart and less than a compact car and costs just under $10,000.
Huge Solar Array Coming To Canada
A California company is preparing to install a massive solar installation near Sarnia, Ontario (across the river from Port Huron, Michigan) that will be the largest photovoltaic solar installation in North America.
Rainmakers Give Light Relief in Warm, Dry World
Every day during the scorching heat of Thailand's dry season, four ageing planes take off from an airstrip southwest of Bangkok carrying cargoes of salt.
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