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Latest Invention: New Car Biofuel Made from Whisky By-Products
[18 Aug, 2010] comments (0)
Researchers from the Edinburgh Napier University in Scotland managed to create a biofuel for vehicles using the by-products of the distillation process of whisky. ...
Fully-Integrated Solar-Powered Streetlights Developed by Enertia Engineering
[17 Aug, 2010] comments (1)
Researchers from Enertia Engineering managed to create the world's first completely autonomous streetlights that harness renewable solar energy to light up city streets at night. ...
Latest Invention: Tea Bag that Uses Nanotechnology to Clean Drinking Water
[17 Aug, 2010] comments (21)
Researchers from Stellenbosch University in South Africa came up with a tea bag that makes use of nanotechnology to clean drinking water, making it free from contaminants and bacteria. ...
New All-Electric Car Gets Efficiency Equivalent of 300 Miles Per Gallon
[16 Aug, 2010] comments (0)
Several students from the DeLaSalle School in Kansas City together with a team of engineers at Bridgestone America's Technical Center in Akron managed to create an all-electric vehicle that gets an efficiency equivalent of 300mpg. ...
Largest Tidal Turbine in the World to be Installed in Scotland
[13 Aug, 2010] comments (0)
The largest tidal turbine on the planet is ready and is expected to be launched by the end of summer. The device is called Atlantis Resources AK1000 and is will be mounted at the European Marine Energy Centre in Orkney, Scotland. ...
Eco-Friendly Volcano-Like Stadium Built in Mexico
[10 Aug, 2010] comments (1)
At the end of July the city of Guadalajara, Mexico, witnessed the opening of an extraordinary soccer stadium that resembles a volcano. ...
Spherical Generator Produces Solar and Wind Power
[05 Aug, 2010] comments (1)
Arttu-Matti Immonen is an industrial designer who came up with the idea of combining wind and solar energy in one device, thus considerably increasing energy output. ...
Green Pavilion Brings People Closer to Marine Environment
[04 Aug, 2010] comments (0)
Thematic Pavilion of Yeosu 2012, installed by Unsangdong Architects, is meant to bring visitors closer to the marine environment. ...
Latest Invention: Wind Lens - Structure that Triples the Power of Wind Turbines
[03 Aug, 2010] comments (0)
A group of researchers led by Kyushu University professor Yuji Ohya has recently unveiled its latest invention called Wind Lens a structure that resembles a honeycomb. ...
Porsche Announced Plan to Make Electric Sport Cars
[30 Jul, 2010] comments (0)
The German car manufacturer Porsche decided to create all-electric vehicles. The first step is to create a limited number of eco-friendly vehicles that will then be tested on the test field. ...
Automated Robots Could Help Clean Oil Spill
[29 Jul, 2010] comments (1)
Global Response Group came up with an idea to create automated robots that will be able to clean the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. ...
Renault-Nissan Together with India's Bajaj Auto Presents Cheap Fuel-Efficient Car
[14 Jul, 2010] comments (0)
Today environmentally-friendly vehicles have one major problem - the cost. In order to create a cost-friendly green car, Renault-Nissan signed a bilateral agreement with Bajaj Auto. ...
Eco-Friendly Farming Platform that Grows Food Offshore
[12 Jul, 2010] comments (0)
The Equinox is the project that involves the making of a self-sufficient, zero-emission offshore farming platform. ...
Students Make Fuel Efficient Car that Registers 1,500 Miles per Gallon of Gas
[07 Jul, 2010] comments (3)
At the SAE Supermileage competition, ten students from the University of Ottawa came second after Universite Laval. ...
A New Ocean Will Split the African Continent in 10 Million Years
[30 Jun, 2010] comments (0)
According to a group of researchers from the University of Leeds, within 10 million years the African continent will split and a new ocean will form. ...

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