Nuclear Power Around The World

Three years after the Fukushima disaster, atomic power has stagnated in countries where it has historically played a larger role in electricity generation. Several…

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Biofuel from Water and CO2

Scientists at Stanford University say they’ve developed a procedure for making potent liquid ethanol that doesn’t rely on corn or any other crops traditionally…

Shock waves moving across the San Andreas

New advances in modelling earthquake damage from the San Andreas

Stanford scientists developed a new “virtual earthquake” technique and have used it to confirm a prediction that Los Angeles would experience stronger than expected…