Rubbee TurnsRegular Bicycles into Electric Vehicles

July 25, 2013


Joining other developments in electric bike technology, a compact electric drive called Rubbee electrifies most regular bicycles in less than a minut…

Considering the Environmental Impact of 3D Printing

July 24, 2013


Manufacturing with 3D printing is now a fast-growing field, with the technology becoming more accessible and affordable. Some think that it will rev…

New Seawater Desalinating Process in Development

July 22, 2013


In general, removing salts from water is an expensive, energy intensive process. But a team of chemists at the University of Texas at Austin and the …

Microbes Thriving on Plastic Ocean Pollution

July 18, 2013


From the Great Pacific rubbish patch to more disperse bits of trash, immense amounts of plastic and other rubbish continue to amass in the ocean. H…

Solar Impulse Plane Completes Across America Mission

July 17, 2013


While a flyby of the Statue of Liberty had to be canceled due to a rip in the left wing, the solar-powered Solar Impulse plane has successfully finis…

MIT’s Solar System Estimates City’s Solar potential Potential

July 8, 2013


Researchers at MIT have developed a new 3D solar potential mapping tool. The first rooftop solar mapping module of the Mapdwell platform, Solar Sys…