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The Next Generation of Carbon Monoxide Nanosensors

(NANO DAILY) – The detection of carbon monoxide (CO) in the air is a vital issue, as CO is a poisonous gas and an environmental pollutant. CO typically derives from

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Call to Minimize Drone Impact on Wildlife

(SPACE WAR)  – University of Adelaide environmental researchers have called for a ‘code of best practice’ in using unmanned aerial vehicles (drones) for wildlife monitoring and protection, and other biological

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Australian Researchers Develop Breakthrough in Solar Technology

(3TAGS) – ‘Zero-energy’ buildings—which generate as much power as they consume—are now much closer after a team at Australia’s University of New South Wales achieved the world’s highest efficiency using

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Scientists Make Sea Water Drinkable, Produce 6.3 Million Litres A Day

(NDTV) – As 13 states struggle with drought, scientists in a corner of India have devised a way to make potable water – 6.3 million litre of it every day

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The Tesla of Garbage Trucks Wants to Make City Buses More Sustainable

(CURBED) – Wellington, New Zealand, had a serious issues with its beloved trolley system. Decades old, the vehicles rely on a system of overhead wires the city can’t afford to maintain,

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Tiny Motors that Can Clean Up Polluted Water (video)

(ACS) – Scientists are developing new motors that are tiny, soft and run on light, magnetic effects or chemical solutions. They can serve specific functions — including cleaning up pollution.

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Surfing Solar Ocean Platforms Could One Day Power Your Home

(EXTREME TECH) – Solar power is headed everywhere these days, from the rooftop of your home to the sky above it, to orbital space above that, even stretching all the

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Ray Kurzweil: Here’s Why Solar Will Dominate Energy Within 12 Years

(Fortune) – That may be tough to swallow, given that solar currently only supplies around 2% of global energy. But Kurzweil’s predictions have been overwhelmingly correct over the last 2

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Chernobyl’s Milk Is Still Radioactive, Thirty Years After the Meltdown

(GIZMODO) – It’s been thirty years since the Chernobyl disaster and radiation levels in plants seemed to have died down. So why are levels of radiation in milk still peaking? A

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Putin Annexes Sky, Exiles Dissident Clouds

(GAWKER) – There will be no clouds over Moscow on May Day—because military planes will spray them with liquid nitrogen, granulated carbon dioxide and special cement, miles before they ever get

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