Soccket Soccer Ball Generator, and Its Critiques

April 27, 2013


Soccket is a soccer ball that harnesses energy with every kick and volley it gets. Developed by Harvard grads, the toy boasts a successful Kickstarte…

Open Pit Mine to Be Reused for Pumped Storage

April 26, 2013


An abandoned open-pit mine in Canada is being proposed to be made useful once more as a pumped storage facility. The Northland potential Marmora Pum…

New Mitsubishi EV Has Improved Range and Style

April 23, 2013


Mitsubishi, which was one of the first mainline automakers to build a production electric vehicle, has unveiled a concept vehicle, the CA-MiEV, which…

Enhanced Plant Oil Production May Boost Biofuels

April 22, 2013


A new development using genes from algae to engineer plants to store oils in their leaves could lead to improvements in both biofuel production and t…

Electrolysis Catalyst Could Produce Inexpensive Hydrogen

April 13, 2013


Two Canadian researchers have announced a breakthrough that could produce catalysts for electrolysis at a fraction of current costs. The University …