Engineering

Engineers build a battery-free, wireless underwater camera

Scientists estimate that more than 95 percent of Earth's oceans have never been observed, which means we have seen less of our planet's ocean than we have the far side of the moon or the surface of Mars.

Energy & Green Tech

Californians told not to charge EVs as grid struggles in heat wave

Californians were told Wednesday not to charge their electric vehicles during peak hours, just days after the state said it would stop selling gas-powered cars, as the aging electricity grid struggles with a fearsome heatwave.

Energy & Green Tech

Getting wave energy technology from the lab to the market

Wave energy is a form of renewable energy that can be harnessed from the motion of waves. On its own, it could easily meet all of the world's energy needs. Europe, home to several of the finest resources thanks to its Atlantic ...

Energy & Green Tech

With new solar modules, greenhouses run on their own energy

Plants use light waves from only a portion of the spectrum for photosynthesis—the remainder can be recovered and used to generate solar power. That's the idea behind the solar modules developed by EPFL startup Voltiris. ...

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