Researchers design and synthesize a material with very low thermal conductivity, which could be used to convert waste heat to electricity.
Here's how researchers are working to harvest energy from unconventional sources such as falling droplets of water -- and the math behind it.
Green spectrum light can actually damage plants.
The first fracking-induced earthquake to claim human lives shows why magnitude may underestimate the danger such earthquakes pose.
International efforts, including the Paris agreement, may not be able to solve the climate change crisis on their own.
Preventing losses of electricity as it travels from the source to where it's used could cut greenhouse gas emissions by half a billion metric tons a year.
A new study highlights the magnitude of transmission lines' potential negative effects on the forest.
New fabrication technique using porous graphene may result in cheaper and better capacitors in the future.
Researchers create safer batteries with perforations that prevent full-scale failures.
Scientists and engineers are exploring many strategies to cut the energy that powers modern computing.
The search for room temperature superconductors.
The quest for better biomass fuels takes us to America’s heartland.