Category Archives: Science

X-Power Safe reactor

Advanced Reactors Win Federal Funding

New pebble bed reactor technology prevents nuclear meltdown. “…At $40 million each in matching funds over the next five years, the grants will go to X-energy, a little-known Maryland-based startup that is developing a new version of a pebble-bed reactor, and to Southern Company, the

Mitochondria SRT1 Life Extender

Beyond Resveratrol: Anti-Ageing NAD Fad

Enhanced Mitochondria can slow ageing.  Whenever I see my 10-year-old daughter brimming over with so much energy that she jumps up in the middle of supper to run around the table, I think to myself, “those young mitochondria.” Mitochondria are our cells’ energy dynamos. Source:

Preto batteries stores power in copper foam

Copper Foam Battery- Energy Sponge!

Prieto’s No Liquid Electrolyte Battery: Advances in battery energy and safety are critical, as lower priced energy storage is going to be an increasingly significant  part of our energy delivery systems. Already, the price for a kilowatt hour of electric cars has been reduced significantly

Biodiesel Fuel From Algae

Future Algae Fuels will need investment green

Payback/ROI on Algal Biofuel Production: The Algae industry is full of promise-  Algae grows in any sort of water- potable or waste sources – either is fine with Algae. And those little critters can be coaxed to excrete the fuel oil components  in a most prodigious manner-

Rare Element Asteroid Mining Satellite

Space Rock Mining is Big Money.

Resources on Asteroids can be worth billions: “There’s money in space mining!” Usually that sort of bluster translates to money thrown AT space- as in tens of billions for Apollo, Shuttle, Space Station, etc.   Sure we’ve discovered an awful lot of important stuff, and

Spark Urban Farm Concept for Singapore

Growth in City Farms for Locavores

Urban Farming-A sustainable, organic food solution: There is a nationwide uptick in Urban Farming. From rooftops to old factory lots… to- at times –  unclaimed land bits and patches-what was once considered an odd, hipster thing to do, has now become just a little more

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