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Not only is she thinner than you … her muscles work...

'Poor fuel economy' in the muscles may help lean people stay that way We all know the type: The friend or colleague who stays slim...

Algorithm improves the efficiency of small wind turbines

Small wind turbines tend to be located in areas where wind conditions are more unfavourable. "The control systems of current wind turbines are not...

Biodiesel from gator fat with less waste

Chicken fat, pork fat or beef fat –– none is the cornerstone of a healthful diet –– but animal fats, including those from alligators,...

US power plant emissions down

Power plants that use natural gas and a new technology to squeeze more energy from the fuel release far less of the greenhouse gas...

A better, cheaper catalyst for water-splitting devices

Solar energy appears to be the only form of renewable that can be exploited at levels that match the world's growing needs. However, it is...

Exercise counters the physiological effects of Christmas excess

Daily exercise lessens many of the harmful physiological effects of short-term overeating and inactivity, shows a new study in The Journal of Physiology,...

Runaway process drives intermediate-depth earthquakes

Stanford scientists may have solved the mystery of what drives a type of earthquake that occurs deep within the Earth and accounts for one...

How do we balance needs of energy, water, and climate?

In deciding how best to meet the world’s growing needs for energy, the answers depend crucially on how the question is framed. Looking for...

Scientists ID Genes for Upping Oil in Plant Leaves

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory have identified the key genes required for oil production and accumulation in plant leaves...

Tiny ‘LEGO brick’ -style studs make solar panels a quarter more...

Rows of aluminium studs help solar panels extract more energy from sunlight than those with flat surfaces. Most solar cells used in homes and industry...

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