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Fossil fuels at what price? EU analysis looks at energy costs

A new report, "Subsidies and costs of EU energy" addresses different forms of energy production. The study was ordered and paid for by the European Commission, Directorate-General for Energy. ...

3 hours ago from Phys.org

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iPad Air 2 has a smaller battery, iFixit finds

The one new feature you didn't expect from Apple's iPad Air 2? iFixit says the new device has a battery that's 15 percent smaller, yet Apple claims it still gets the same battery life.

10 hours ago from CNET

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Olive oil more stable and healthful than seed oils for frying food

Frying is one of the world's most popular ways to prepare food—think fried chicken and french fries. Even candy bars and whole turkeys have joined the list. But before dunking your favorite ...

22 hours ago from Phys.org

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Waste, an alternative source of energy to petroleum

The group led by Martín Olazar, researcher in the UPV/EHU-University of the Basque Country's Department of Chemical Engineering, is studying the development of sustainable refineries where it ...

37 minutes ago from Phys.org

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Turning waste from whisky-making into fuel—Close to commercial reality?

A start-up company in Scotland is working to capitalize on the tons of waste produced by one of the country's most valued industries and turn the dregs of whisky-making into fuel. Celtic Renewables, ...

22 hours ago from Phys.org

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Seaweed menace may yield new medicines

An invasive seaweed clogging up British coasts could be a blessing in disguise. University of Greenwich scientists have won a cash award to turn it into valuable compounds which can lead to ...

22 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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New software claimed to provide more accurate EV range estimates

If there's one thing that keeps people from buying electric cars, it's range anxiety – what if your battery runs out before you reach your destination? Although most EVs do feature systems that ...

Tue 21 Oct 14 from Gizmag

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$58 million effort to study potential new energy source

A research team led by The University of Texas at Austin has been awarded approximately $58 million to analyze deposits of frozen methane under the Gulf of Mexico that hold enormous potential ...

22 hours ago from Phys.org

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Finished Visio.M electric concept car revealed to public

Three years ago, we first heard about the Mute electric concept car. Created via a collaboration between 20 departments at the Technische Universitaet Muenchen (TUM), it was designed chiefly ...

Tue 21 Oct 14 from Gizmag

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Super stable garnet ceramics may be ideal for high-energy lithium batteries

Scientists at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory have discovered exceptional properties in a garnet material that could enable development of higher-energy battery designs.

Tue 21 Oct 14 from Phys.org

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