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Changing enzymes for clean energy and disease prevention
PHYS.ORG β-glycosidases are enzymes that play many roles in nature. They can play a role in metabolic disorders and can break down tough plant fibers. Fredj Ben Bdira changed these enzymes in order... 1 day
Coal-loving Poland struggles with killer smog
PHYS.ORG Smog kills tens of thousands of Poles each year, yet environmental activists say the right-wing government of the coal-loving nation has been dragging its feet on combatting air pollution. 1 week
Cracking discovery: Japan scientist uses egg white for clean energy
PHYS.ORG A Japanese scientist said Thursday his team has cracked open a method to improve the production of carbon-free energy—by using proteins taken from egg white. 1 week
Researchers publish perspective on fuel cells
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How to reduce methane emissions from the oil and gas industry across North America
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Electric eel-inspired device reaches 110 volts
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Magnetic materials increase energy density in power transformation
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Turning background room temperature heat into energy
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New CSIRO technology can create clean drinking water
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Electric eel-inspired device reaches 110 volts
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Scientists use egg whites for clean energy production
PHYS.ORG Researchers from the Osaka City University in Japan have developed a way to use egg whites as a substrate to produce a carbon-free fuel. They published their results on February 2nd in... 1 week
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EU nations should seize chance to boost renewable energy: study
PHYS.ORG EU member states should take advantage of falling costs for renewable energy to invest more in the sector and make it account for a third of total energy... 3 days
Sea-level legacy: 20 cm more rise by 2300 for each 5-year delay in peaking emissions
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Land use change has warmed Earth's surface
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Even without the clean power plan, US can achieve Paris Agreement emissions reductions
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have calculated that the US can meet -- or even beat -- the near-term carbon dioxide emission reductions required by the... 1 week
Land use change has warmed the Earth's surface
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Even without the clean power plan, US can achieve Paris Agreement emissions reductions
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Robots and workers of the world, unite!
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Enabling energy efficiency in urban planning
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Unconventional superconductor may be used to create quantum computers of the future
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Researchers clarify dynamics of black hole rotational energy
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Multi-heme cytochromes provide a pathway for survival in energy-limited environments
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Chemical cluster could transform energy storage for large electrical grids
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Police in schools—helpful or harmful? It depends on the model
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Underwater video shows marine life growing at wind farm
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3-D NASA animation displays a surface pit eroded by stars in the Orion nebula
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How to reduce methane emissions from the oil and gas industry across North America
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The surprising academic origins of memes
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Scientists create patterned graphene onto food, paper, cloth, cardboard
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New process allows 3-D printing of nanoscale metal structures
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Solving the dark energy mystery: A new assignment for a 45-year-old telescope
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First high-precision LHC measurement of W boson mass
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