Sustainable Engineering News
Energy Efficient, Long-Lasting Graphene LED Bulb Hits the Market
The very first product made of graphene to hit the market is a highly efficient, energy saving and long lasting LED light bulb. The long wait for a viable product made of the ultra-strong, super-thin carbon nanosheet- graphene, is finally over. Scientists from University of Manchester, UK, the birth...
South Saigon Yacht Park: Modern and Green Clean Living
Energy Industry | Environment and SustainabilityVietnam is setting an example in setting up a stunning green center with the ongoing project called South Saigon Yacht Park. Right in the heart of Ho Chi Minh City, the state capital, plans are afoot to create a green oasis to spread the message of gre...
Artificial Electronic Super Skin - Powered By Stretchable Solar Cells
Energy Inventions | Photovoltaic Cells | Solar PowerZhenan Bao, Stanford researcher, is keen to create “Super skin.” Taking her previously created super-sensitive sensor a step ahead, she is now creating a super skin that will be self-powered with renewable clean solar energy. Bao and he...
Hydrogen Generation & Storage Made Easy with Nano-Technology
Fuel Cells | Future Technology | Hydrogen FuelFuels like gasoline, based on hydrocarbon, create pollution and carbon footprint. Hydrogen has been claimed to be a good alternative to replace fossil fuel since the 1970s. But hydrogen’s potential has not been realized even partially mainly becaus...
Flying Wind Farms: Future Power Harvesters
Future Technology | Wind Farms | Wind PowerHow would you like swarms of kite-like airborne turbines spinning at high altitudes sending power down via nano-tube cable tethers to generate power for your community? This could very well be a true picture of future power harvesters according to NASA. A f...
Pepsi's New Green PET Bottle
Energy Industry | Energy Inventions | Environment and SustainabilityPepsiCo is one of the leading food and beverage businesses in the world. Since 2010, it has been focusing on protecting the earth’s natural energy resources with competent use of soil, water, power and finding and focusing on ...
Infinyte I4: A Purely Electric Catamaran Cruiser
Electric Cars | Future Technology | TransportationWhile solar-power electric hybrid vehicles are a proven success story on the roads, the time is ripe for the appearance of solar-electric watercraft. Already a pontoon boat – Loon – is available in the market. It is solar-electric powered...
Brooklyn Bridge Park: Greenest Destination in New York City
Energy Politics | Environment and Sustainability | Solar PowerNew York City’s Brooklyn Bridge Park is getting even greener with the addition of a solar powered electric vehicle (EV) charging station - the first of its kind in New York City. Brooklyn Bridge Park has already added a number of gr...
Oriental Hornet: Expert Solar Power Harvester
Environment and Sustainability | Photovoltaic Cells | Solar PowerDo you know who is the most competent solar power expert, according to a research team from Tel Aviv University? It is the humble common Oriental hornet found in our gardens! Much to the astonishment of the scientists and researchers, ...
Apple Electric Car: Concept Photos
Electric Cars | Future Technology | TransportationRecent rumours that suggest Apple may be working on an electric car have inspired the website carwow to produce some concept images of what the vehicle may look like. Speculation that Apple may be in talks to purchase electric vehicle manufacturer Te...
Facial recognition tech can be used to track endangered tigers
The Apple technology used to sort photos can be used by researchers to monitor individual tigers.
Farmworkers call on consumers to boycott Driscoll''s berries
Until their employer agrees to negotiate fairly, farmworkers in Washington state want consumers to avoid all Driscoll''s, H?agen-Dazs and Yoplait products that contain berries grown on the notorious Sakuma Brothers farm.
Tiny ''Pinafore'' house boasts lots of gothic charm (Video)
Take a video tour of this "Gothic, European and whimsical" caravan that''s home to an artist and her furry canine friend.
Materials Monday looks at Shou Sugi Ban
This traditional Japanese method of finishing wood is having a dramatic resurgence.
Rare research unveils secret life of giant pandas in the wild
Little is known about how the famously reclusive giant pandas maneuver in the forests; new research reveals some surprises.
CLT House by Susan Jones shows the future of sustainable, green and healthy housing
And it is beautiful too.
Science education nonprofit offers free online STEM curriculum & mentoring
In support of the Every Kid in a Park initiative, this virtual STEM curriculum & mentoring program encourages kids to build engineering design challenges inspired by nature.
Photo: Sea otter has an eight-legged meal
A sea otter chows down on an octopus.
DIY beauty treatments that harness the power of flowers
Some of the oldest beauty treatments in the world use flower petals and blossoms.
Why This Tea Party Leader Is Seeing Green on Solar Energy
As a founder of the Tea Party movement, Debbie Dooley may be an unlikely advocate for renewable energy.