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Energy Archive

  • Innovation Diffusion

    Last word: for better and for worse, today’s technological innovations spread faster than ever.

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  • Ant Power Packs

    Renew Power wants to replace your cell-phone battery with a fuel cell.

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  • Little Engines That Can

    Need power but don’t want to plug into a central electrical utility? Microturbines are flexing their muscles in niche applications.

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  • Gas on Ice

    New hope for extracting natural gas from solid formations adds a hopeful ingredient to the energy future.

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  • Medieval Global Warming

    A controversy over 14th century climate shows the peril of letting politics shape the scientific debate.

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  • The Physics Diet

    Want to lose weight? Easy! Just remember the first law of thermodynamics: conservation of energy. Oh, and you’ll have to not mind being hungry.

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  • LEDs vs. the Lightbulb

    With their longer lifetimes and higher efficiencies, light-emitting diodes will transform the illumination industry-and save billions in energy costs.

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