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Sugar alcohols: the new possible way to store solar and wind energy

As renewable energy is more and more important in the world energy supply, how to effectively store the energy is a critical issue. Recently, scientists...
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Scientists find a new way to produce metals, which can reduce energy use and...

Traditionally, metals are produced via heat. In a high temperature, metals like silver, iron, copper, and other base metals are produced from their ores. Metal...
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Wind energy costs may decrease by 40% in 2030, say wind energy experts

Renewable energy, such as solar and wind energy, has become more and more important in the global energy supply. However, its long-term contribution depends on...
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Are householders happy to pay for someone else’s solar system?

Many governments world-wide have established financial incentives to promote the take-up of residential solar (photovoltaic) energy systems. These incentive programs have seen increased numbers...
Solar energy

Shared solar: the next big thing in renewable energy

Solar energy in the US has increased fast in the last 10 years. In 2014, the annual installed capacity reached 6,201 MW, more than...
Uranium

Uranium in sea water: a renewable for nuclear energy

Uranium is a very heavy metal formed in supernovas (i.e. exploding stars) about 6.6 billion years ago. It is not common in the solar system,...
Ocean waves

Capturing ocean energy with a floating energy harvester

Ocean energy is an important type of renewable energy. It can be carried by ocean waves, tides, salinity, and ocean temperature differences. Compared with solar...
Power-electricity

Food waste: a new source of electricity

When hearing the phrase “renewable energy”, most of us will think about wind, solar, wave, or geothermal power. In fact, treating food waste can also...
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Scientists develop a high-capacity and sustainable zinc battery for energy storage

As solar power and wind power become more important in the world electricity supply, people look for reliable and cheap ways to store energy. Recently,...
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Flying kites can help farmers get clean energy

The global energy demand is increasing due to the expansion of world economics and population growth. Renewable energy, such as wind power and solar power,...

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In a new study, researchers discovered that autism is 80% reliant on inherited genes. That means that environmental causes are only responsible for 20% of...
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These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

In a recent study from the University of East Anglia, researchers find that long-term use of anticholinergic antidepressants is linked to a higher risk...

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In a new study, researchers found popular pain drug opioid tramadol (marketed as ConZip and Ultram) may increase the risk of developing hypoglycemia, or...

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High blood pressure harms one in ten adults across the globe, and it increases the risk of heart attack and stroke. The most common treatments...
Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damaging heart and kidneys

Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damage heart and kidneys

In a recent study, researchers found that a widely used type of painkiller may increase risks of heart failure and kidney disease. The type of...