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Japanese researchers will release monkeys into the radioactive zone near Fukishima nuclear plant to test radiation levels. What could possibly go wrong?
The nation of Nigeria has been ripped apart by the poisonous extraction of oil by companies like Shell, Exxon-Mobil, and Chevron. This is what unregulated corporate power looks like.
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Check out the video of grown-ups bombing down grown-up hills on grown up-Big Wheels that's anything but grown up.
The Cadence leg prosthetic allows amputee cyclists to put more of their energy into their pedal stroke.
What's your interpretation of this bizarre painting found on the news sharing site Reddit?
You might remember the former U.S. senator from Idaho as the anti-gay politician who was arrested for lewd conduct in an airport bathroom. He's back in Washington as a lobbyist for Murray Energy.
China relies on coal for nearly 70 percent of its energy needs, which have soared recently as the economy has grown at a blistering pace. Some question if mine safety has taken a hit as a result.
The Shtokman field is one of the last unexploited natural gas fields in the world, but poses technological challenges to develop.
Duke University's Carbon Offsets Initiative has helped a North Carolina farm solve a waste problem without making a stink.
The solar power system will meet 70 percent of the jail's energy needs, and save nearly $14 million in electricity costs over 25 years.
The nation’s top 2 solar states are re-examining rules that can discourage rooftop solar projects. Other states are expected to follow their lead.
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has approved a new Westinghouse nuclear reactor, citing its safety features as selling points.
The company shut down the remnants of its solar unit, drawing a line under the business on which most of its 'Beyond Petroleum' tagline was premised.
While the Japanese government does not have any 'concrete' ideas about the country's future energy policies, weaning itself off of nuclear energy is top priority.
The lack of friction at high altitudes mean that wind turbines won't have much power to grab and convert into electricity.
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