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Apr 15, 2014 11:05 AM ET // Michael Andronico, LAPTOP
An ultra-thin thermoelectric power generator draws heat energy from a person's skin.
Apr 8, 2014 08:45 AM ET // AFP
The technique would significantly shorten the supply chain, a weak link that makes any force easier to attack.
Mar 31, 2014 11:15 AM ET // Alyssa Danigelis
Rising like a skeletal tree in the desert, this skyscraper design calls for 3D-printed components made from sand and sun power. Continue reading →
Mar 26, 2014 11:35 AM ET // Dave Levitan, IEEE Spectrum
A system solution creates drinking water and energy for impoverished neighborhoods.
Mar 3, 2014 10:45 AM ET // Dave Levitan, IEEE Spectrum
Wave and tidal power innovations offer clear advantages over many of the other attempts made to draw energy from the oceans.
Feb 19, 2014 01:14 PM ET // Alyssa Danigelis
For birds, the towers have become death rays. Continue reading →
Feb 12, 2014 01:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Scientists report a small but significant step when the amount of energy produced by fusing ions exceeded what was naturally stored inside the fuel.
Jan 28, 2014 03:45 PM ET // IEEE Spectrum
This contraption makes use of the harmless soil bacterium.
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