Kristin Landry

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A new battery prototype has emerged in Japan that turns waste material into electricity.  Sony’s battery is paper-powered and still in the early stages of development, but it may be a new way to ch

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As much as ten watts of power is dissipated as heat every time someone takes a step.  Mobile devices like phones use between one and fifteen watts.  Sound promising?

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Extensive research has gone into figuring out how to harness hydrogen as a fuel source for cars and homes, and a new discovery has found a way that nature does it.  Nicole Dubilier of the Max Planc

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The mostly widely used substrate, or support material, for solar cells today is glass.  Now, a new technology developed by a team of researchers at MIT allows solar cells to be printed on inexpensi

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Monthly Energy Review (MER) has revealed that renewable energy sources now produce more of America’s e

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A team at the University of Michigan has published a study relate

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The goal is to deter companies from greenwashing - disingenuously promoting products or services as "green" -  while still promoting green product development, and it seems to be working.  Companie

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Cargill Ocean Transportation will soon have the largest kite-assisted ship in the world.  SkySails has been engineering and producing these giant kites for ten years.  The kite helps to catch the w

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The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has conceived of a new way to mount wind turbines a hundred miles out in the ocean.  Usually only allowed a few miles out because of depth restrictio