A new method can convert 65-cent red bricks from Home Depot into a supercapacitor that can store electricity, researchers report.
Aug. 14, 2020 • ~4 min
Tags: energy heat batteries science-and-technology earth-and-environment
Oil prices have crashed like never before. Here, an expert explains why that is and what it would take to get things back to normal.
April 22, 2020 • ~10 min
Tags: energy fossil-fuels money oil global-trade featured society-and-culture
Running is great exercise but not everyone feels great doing it. An ankle exoskeleton could make running easier and boost your physical activity.
March 26, 2020 • ~6 min
Tags: energy exercise running featured health-and-medicine
A new rundown of how much energy data centers around the world use shows that they don't use as much power as previously believed.
Feb. 28, 2020 • ~5 min
Tags: climate-change energy data-science computers science-and-technology
The next generation of greenhouses may be fully solar-powered, researchers say. But it might not work as well in chillier climates.
Feb. 7, 2020 • ~4 min
Tags: energy plants photosynthesis renewable-energy earth-and-environment
Upending a basic tenet of classical physics, researchers have found that heat energy can travel through a vacuum thanks to invisible quantum fluctuations.
Jan. 8, 2020 • ~5 min
Tags: energy heat quantum-physics science-and-technology vacuum
When climate change is in the news or a focus of Congress, oil companies spend more money on advertising, new research shows.
Dec. 17, 2019 • ~4 min
Tags: climate-change energy business journalism advertising money united-states government earth-and-environment
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