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Saving the world from global warming, digitally

Saving the world from global warming, digitally

Posted Wed, 17 Nov 2010 12:37:00 GMT by Louise Murray

Fate of the World is one of a new breed of video games that bill themselves as a strategy game with a conscience, exploring a nail-biting set of global warming scenarios, two hundred years into the future.

Saving the world from global warming, digitally

Biochar - Ancient Amazonians may hold key to Carbon Capture

Biochar - Ancient Amazonians may hold key to Carbon Capture

Posted Fri, 12 Nov 2010 16:34:02 GMT by Julian Jackson

Charcoal mixed with fertiliser can enhance soil and hold climate changing carbon safely in the ground: Spanish conquistador Francisco del Orellana peered through the Amazon undergrowth. He saw thriving settlements and fertile agriculture along the river. This was 1542. Later visits by other explorers found only jungle and poor soils which could not support agriculture.

Biochar - Ancient Amazonians may hold key to Carbon Capture

Wireless charging for electric cars

Wireless charging for electric cars

Posted Fri, 12 Nov 2010 14:51:19 GMT by Louise Murray

One of the biggest drawbacks for most potential users of electric cars has been the need to recharge the large and heavy battery every night, but a new device launched commercially by HaloIPT, an Arup backed start-up in London earlier this month may change all that.

Wireless charging for electric cars

Thin Film Solar Panels Catch the Rays

Thin Film Solar Panels Catch the Rays

Posted Wed, 10 Nov 2010 12:25:05 GMT by Julian Jackson

New technological breakthroughs may mean that thin film solar panels will give us cleaner power. An evolving technology is thin-film solar panels, where the backing material is coated with a light absorbing semi-conductor, which are cheaper and easier to manufacture. Several recent breakthroughs makes these look like a strongly viable product now.

Thin Film Solar Panels Catch the Rays

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First known manta ray nursery in Florida and new species news!

Posted Wed, 20 Jun 2018 08:35:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Models and mimics are marvels in SE Asia

Posted Wed, 02 May 2018 07:50:00 GMT by JW. Dowey

Otters and their social learning abilities.

Posted Wed, 30 Aug 2017 09:45:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Our vertebrate relatives have evolved plenty of Jaw

Posted Mon, 31 Jul 2017 08:59:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Salamander polyploid amazes with its genome (s)

Posted Fri, 23 Jun 2017 10:56:47 GMT by Dave Armstrong

The Tempo of Evolution is revealed on Hawaii

Posted Mon, 20 Mar 2017 09:59:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Blue whales' calls give ID of new populations

Posted Wed, 04 Jan 2017 10:36:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Crow wing shape and its association with species distribution.

Posted Wed, 14 Dec 2016 09:10:00 GMT by JW Dowey

The Force is with the Claw of Land Crabs

Posted Thu, 24 Nov 2016 14:20:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Sailfish hunt, but is cooperation evolving?

Posted Wed, 02 Nov 2016 10:45:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Cracking the energy saving code

Posted Wed, 01 Jun 2011 16:56:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts

Jaguar gets faster as Titan tackles giant green problems

Posted Wed, 12 Oct 2011 16:23:01 GMT by Colin Ricketts

Will a little piece of the Red planet go green in 2030?

Posted Sun, 28 Aug 2011 20:22:00 GMT by Martin Leggett

Giant rivers of water in the air

Posted Thu, 25 Jul 2013 09:11:28 GMT by JW Dowey

Jellies delicious for this fish

Posted Mon, 14 Apr 2014 06:45:00 GMT by JW Dowey

Neutron probe reveals bacteria's light-gathering secrets

Posted Thu, 24 Mar 2011 11:50:00 GMT by Martin Leggett

Social factors affect acceptance of sustainable technologies

Posted Sat, 04 Jun 2011 13:20:00 GMT by Melanie J. Martin

Warming world could send plants downhill, not up

Posted Fri, 25 Feb 2011 12:21:01 GMT by Laura Goodall

Using less fertilizer aids corn for fuel

Posted Mon, 28 Feb 2011 15:07:01 GMT by Martin Leggett

There's an app for that: Turn your iPhone into a medical imager

Posted Tue, 04 Oct 2011 11:35:00 GMT by Dale Kiefer