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Oct 27, 2014 04:48 AM ET
Lockheed Martin says it's closing in on a compact nuclear fusion device that will be like a mini-sun, supplying vast amounts of energy from small amounts of water. Nearly unlimited energy from water?! Where do we sign up?
Oct 16, 2014 05:11 AM ET
The scientists behind the design of LED light bulbs have snared the Nobel Prize for physics. What can LEDs do to brighten lives in first through third worlds?
Oct 16, 2014 11:35 AM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Fish are flocking to the structures beneath oil drilling platforms, and turning them into living spaces. Continue reading →
Oct 15, 2014 01:00 PM ET // Eric Niiler
The natural gas boom, even though it burns cleaner, will not reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the long-term, a big new study reports.
Oct 14, 2014 06:45 PM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
Some 400 micro-earthquakes near the town of Canton, Ohio, are connected to hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, wells.
Oct 6, 2014 02:35 AM ET // Glenn McDonald
Take a leisurely scroll through the future of clean energy and public art.
Oct 1, 2014 04:41 AM ET
Nuclear power delivers about 19 percent of energy in the United States, and while it has many pluses, its waste and potential meltdown issues still make some people nervous. Julian explains how molten salt reactors might be the best nuclear option.
Sep 30, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Bianca Nogrady, ABC Science Online
The bats get close when the turbines aren't spinning, then they're in the line of fire when the turbines spin up.
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