Developers think these phase-change materials could reduce the need for air-conditioning.
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Loan guarantees in the 2011 federal budget could help revive the nuclear power industry.
The world's largest laser system has uniformly compressed and superheated a fuel capsule.
New solar cells show gains in efficiency.
Process could capture carbon more cheaply.
Thin, battery-like films change color when the weather changes.
Startup Coskata has opened a "semi-commercial" ethanol plant to demonstrate its technology.
Vast amounts of the clean-burning fossil fuel have been discovered in shale deposits, setting off a gas rush. But how it will affect our energy use is still uncertain.
Qteros forms a partnership to use sewage as a feedstock for making ethanol.
A new anode allows solid-oxide fuel cells to function at lower temperatures.