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Scientists create ‘artificial leaf’ that turns carbon dioxide into fuel

Scientists have created an "artificial leaf" to fight climate change by inexpensively converting harmful carbon dioxide (CO2) into a useful alternative fuel. The new technology,...

Scientists find new way to build Zinc-anode batteries

The lithium-ion battery in your smartphone or electric vehicle has a lot going for it. It’s lightweight, it holds its charge, and it’s not exorbitantly...

Scientists find new fast way to charge lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles

Exposing cathodes to light decreases charge time by a factor of two in lithium-ion batteries. Researchers at Argonne National Laboratory have reported a new mechanism...

New device could provide cooling without electricity

Imagine a device that can sit outside under blazing sunlight on a clear day, and without using any power cool things down by more...

Electric vehicle owners could soon recharge their cars in 10 minutes

Electric vehicle owners may soon be able to pull into a fueling station, plug their car in, go to the restroom, get a cup...

Where to install renewable energy in US to achieve greatest benefits

A new Harvard study shows that to achieve the biggest improvements in public health and the greatest benefits from renewable energy, wind turbines should...

Carbon capture could cause more harm than good, says study

One proposed method for reducing carbon dioxide (CO2) levels in the atmosphere – and reducing the risk of climate change – is to capture...

Solar technology may help kill cancer cells

In a new study, researchers found a new way to detect and attack cancer cells using technology traditionally reserved for solar power. The finding showcases...

Scientists create new catalyst that can turn carbon dioxide into fuels

Imagine grabbing carbon dioxide from car exhaust pipes and other sources and turning this main greenhouse gas into fuels like natural gas or propane: A...

Scientists achieve 30% power conversion efficiency for solar cells

In a recent study published in Nature Energy, Professor Michael McGehee and his team demonstrate how to dramatically improve the stability of tin-containing perovskite...

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Scientists find the major cause of autism

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...
These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

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...

This popular painkiller may harm your blood sugar

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

Popular high blood pressure drug may increase risk of bowel disease

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...