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Biofuels Made from Agave, Plant Used to Produce Tequila
[01 Feb, 2011] comments (1)
It seems that soon vehicles could run on biofuels obtained from a plant that is usually used to produce tequila. ...
Solar-Powered Roads to Solve the Problem with Snow-Covered Highways
[28 Jan, 2011] comments (5)
Places where people often witness an abundant amount of snow in winter face a serious problem linked with roads. Billions of dollars are spent each year to remove the snow and repair the roads damaged by the weather. ...
Scientists Invent New Method of Creating Energy-Producing Clothes
[17 Jan, 2011] comments (0)
A team of researchers at the University of Texas, in Dallas, managed to invent a new method of using nanotubes and special powders. One of its most useful applications could be wearable power supplies. ...
Latest Invention: Packaging that Shows When Food is Spoiled
[14 Jan, 2011] comments (1)
Scottish researchers managed to create food packaging that can changes color as soon as it identifies when a food is going bad. ...
Advances in Carbon Nanotubes Could Lead to the Construction of Space Elevator
[29 Dec, 2010] comments (0)
Advances in carbon nanotubes could lead to the creation of a tether that could stretch over 22,000 miles into space and be used to bring space elevators with cargo into outer space and back. ...
Smaller Visual Cortex Means More Chances of Being Duped by Optical Illusion
[17 Dec, 2010] comments (0)
According to the recent findings, the size of your brain matters. Researchers say that the size of brain's visual cortex is linked with the way the person perceives the world. ...
EU and Finnish Meteorological Institute to Make Electric Sail for Space Exploration
[14 Dec, 2010] comments (0)
The project of the European Union to create the largest and fastest device has found its developer. Recently the EU has chosen the Finnish Meteorological Institute to lead the international space program. ...
Cheese-Making Bacteria Can Also Be Used to Make Biofuels, Researchers Find
[07 Dec, 2010] comments (2)
A group of researchers from Concordia University managed to discover a new method of producing sustainable fuels. Their method involves the use of the same bacteria that turns cheese into milk. ...
Dutch Researchers Found that Wi-Fi Damages Trees
[24 Nov, 2010] comments (0)
Researchers from the Netherlands say that radiation from Wi-Fi networks has a negative impact on trees and can seriously affect the development of other plants. ...
New Method Can Inform About a Person's Age by a Drop of Blood
[23 Nov, 2010] comments (1)
Researchers at Erasmus MC, the university hospital of Rotterdam, The Netherlands, which is affiliated with the Erasmus University, came up with a technique that makes it possible to tell a person's age by a drop of blood. ...
Energy Drinks Could Lead to Alcoholism
[19 Nov, 2010] comments (2)
A new study showed that people who consume energy drinks are more likely to become alcoholics than those who don't. ...
NYU Professor to Implant Camera Into the Back of the Head
[18 Nov, 2010] comments (1)
An Iraqi assistant professor of photography and imaging from the University of New York decided to implant a thumbnail-sized camera into the back of his head. ...
Californian Researchers Working on Small Artificial Kidney
[17 Nov, 2010] comments (3)
A group of researchers from the University of California (UCSF) are working on the creation of an artificial kidney. ...
Pills with Microchip to Collect Your Biometric Information
[15 Nov, 2010] comments (0)
A Swiss company called Novartis AG hopes to launch onto the market a new type of pills that will be able to transmit information on the person administering them. ...
Scientists Turn Trees Into Street Lights
[11 Nov, 2010] comments (0)
A team of Taiwanese researchers discovered that trees emit a luminous reddish glow when gold nanoparticles are placed on their leaves. ...

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