Professor L.-S. Fan has pioneered a new clean coal technology that could create jobs and help the U.S. achieve energy independence.
This story gets me excited for two reasons. One whenever I hear about American ingenuity overcoming technical hurdles, that can only mean more jobs further down the road and two, any new technique or procedure that has the possibility of reducing renewable energy costs will ultimately get us closer to the day when unsustainable sources of energy [...]
Source: Stuart Gary @ ABC Science Researchers at Bio Architecture have genetically engineered microbes to convert a strain of brown seaweed into biofuel. Researchers including Dr. Yasuo Yoshikuni from Seattle’s Bio-Architecture Lab foresee a future when underwater farms provide a source of renewable energy. Scientists are focusing their efforts on brown seaweed because it’s high sugar [...]
Thorium Reactors may very well be the future of Nuclear Power. Thorium is readily available and can be turned into energy with all the nasty by-products of traditional reactions. This stuff was first discovered in World War II but it was ignored because it was too unstable for use in munitions. I believe Thorium reactors [...]
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