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Wood Based Computer Chips

A recent article appearing in the MIT Technology Review described the exciting potential for using wood-based computer chips instead of the silicon-based chips which currently enjoy almost universal application. Whereas silicon chips are fairly rigid in usage as a transistor, wood can be processed into nano cellulose paper to provide a …

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Renewable Energy Jobs Continue to Rise

If you’re interested in breaking into the green job market, there’s good news within the industry. According to a report by the Environmental Defense Fund, jobs within renewable energies are increasing 12 times faster than the rest of the U.S. economy. Although President Trump has consistently supported fossil fuels over …

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Green Algae Used to Produce Green Hydrogen

A team of researchers from Ruhr-Universität Bochum have found out how green algae produce an enzyme that’s used in creating renewable hydrogen. This discovery can be used to understand how hydrogen can be produced through biotechnological means and eventually used to supplement or even replace fossil fuels as an energy …

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Supercapacitor Breakthrough Looks Promising

As early as February this year, there have already been reports of breakthroughs in energy storage technology, particularly in the industry of superconductors. In a research study, a German team talks about improving the capacity of energy storage via a hybrid mix of potassium ferricyanide in aqueous media as opposed …

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Wave Hi to Wave Farms

Wave power is increasingly becoming popular, gradually gaining momentum. Recently, the US Department of Energy (DOE) announced funding of up to $40 million for the development of the first open-water wave-energy-testing facility in the country. For several years, wave energy has failed to keep pace with solar and wind energy, …

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