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11 Police Robots Patrolling Around the World 24.7.2016 Wired Top Stories
11 Police Robots Patrolling Around the World
Many of them can kill. The post 11 Police Robots Patrolling Around the World appeared first on WIRED.
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General Atomics' $40-million gamble on small nukes 24.7.2016 L.A. Times - Technology News

The scientists and engineers at General Atomics think the future of nuclear energy is coming on the back of a flatbed truck.

The leadership at the San Diego company, which has been developing nuclear technologies for more than 60 years, has already spent $40 million in the expectation that its...

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New material may lead to cheaper solar cells 24.7.2016 New Kerala: Technology
Singapore, July 24 : Scientists have found a promising new alternative solar cell material that may lead to more efficient and cheaper solar panels.
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Solar plane on final leg of global tour 24.7.2016 CNN: Top Stories
The end is in sight.
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Solar plane begins final flight 24.7.2016 Hindu: Home
The world’s largest solar-powered aircraft, Solar Impulse 2 has left the Egyptian capital, Cairo, on the last leg of its round-the-world tour, the BBC reported on Sunday.According to officials, the a...
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Solar plane begins final flight 24.7.2016 New Kerala: World News
Cairo, July 24 : The world's largest solar-powered aircraft, Solar Impulse 2 has left the Egyptian capital, Cairo, on the last leg of its round-the-world tour, the BBC reported on Sunday.
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Solar plane leaves Cairo on last leg of globe-circling trip 24.7.2016 Washington Post: World
An experimental solar-powered airplane took off from Cairo for Abu Dhabi early Sunday on the last leg of its globe-circling voyage, mission organizers said.
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Solar projects can't save the forest for the trees? 23.7.2016 AP Business
WADING RIVER, N.Y. (AP) -- A green energy project has some environmentalists seeing red....
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Solar projects can’t save the forest for the trees? 23.7.2016 Seattle Times: Business & Technology

WADING RIVER, N.Y. (AP) — A green energy project has some environmentalists seeing red. Solar energy ordinarily wins praise from groups that want to cut greenhouse gases, but a proposed solar project at a defunct Long Island nuclear power plant has stirred outrage because it requires demolishing 350 acres of woodlands. “Choosing solar over forests […]
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Russian balloonist claims new round the world record 23.7.2016 AP Top News
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) -- A 65 -year-old Russian adventurer was slowly coming back to Earth in the Australian Outback on Saturday after claiming a new world record for flying solo around the world nonstop in 11 days....
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UN agencies launch new tool to help displaced populations manage fuel needs 23.7.2016 New Kerala: World News

New York, July 23 : Two United Nations agencies have issued a new technical handbook to assist humanitarian workers to address multifaceted problems related to cooking fuel for refugees and displaced people.
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Elon Musk Wants to Make Solar Tech Lustworthy. Smart Move 23.7.2016 Wired Top Stories
Elon Musk Wants to Make Solar Tech Lustworthy. Smart Move
In the near future, installation costs and solar cell efficiency won't be what keeps people from going solar. It'll be looks. The post Elon Musk Wants to Make Solar Tech Lustworthy. Smart Move appeared first on WIRED.
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Why Elon Musk's crazy plans for Tesla are perfectly sane 23.7.2016 Washington Post
Why Elon Musk's crazy plans for Tesla are perfectly sane
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4 Things That Trump Got Wrong 23.7.2016 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Grist and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Donald Trump's big speech at the Republican convention on Thursday didn't contain a single reference to the environment or climate change. It was vague on policy overall, focusing heavily on the primary themes of this year's Republican National Convention: bashing Hillary Clinton's character and fear-mongering over crime and national security, with a heavy dose of Islamophobia and xenophobia. There was, however, one section that dealt hazily with energy policy. Unfortunately, it was filled with falsehoods. Let's go through the four key assertions one at a time: "Excessive regulation is costing our country as much as $2 trillion a year, and we will end it." The apparent source for this figure is the National Association of Manufacturers, a conservative business lobbying organization that is fiercely opposed to regulations. The group's $2 trillion estimate calculates only the cost of regulatory ...
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Utahns' enthusiastic embrace of solar power could cost the state $42M 22.7.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
Nearly 8,000 Utahns have made a personal investment in the power of the sun this year, and the state expects thousands more to join them — making 2016 the biggest year for solar by far. But this news isn’t all sunny — processing solar tax credits could cost the state $42 million, and industry leaders say residents rushing to jump on the solar bandwagon could fall prey to unscrupulous deals. About 7,700 Utah residents signed up for Rocky Mountain Power’s net metering program between January and ... <iframe src="http://www.sltrib.com/csp/mediapool/sites/sltrib/pages/garss.csp" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
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India, Mexico approve 14 joint projects in science & tech 22.7.2016 New Kerala: World News
New Delhi, July 22 : India's Department of Science and Technology (DST) and Mexico's National Council of Science and Technology (CONACyT) have approved 14 joint projects in four focus areas of cooperation - water, seismology, solar energy and biotechnology.
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Pumped Up: Renewables Growth Revives Old Power-Storage Method 22.7.2016 Wall St. Journal: US Business
As solar and wind power grow, a century-old technology called pumped storage that involves moving water to stash power is finding new demand.
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Wildflowers planted to aid bees may be crippling them 22.7.2016 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Farm country wildflowers planted by governments and nonprofits meant to help pollinators may be inadvertently harming them. Researchers say bee-killing pesticides carried by wind or water from farms are landing in the wildflowers.
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Grass power, coming soon to a home near you! 22.7.2016 New Kerala: Technology
Washington D.C, Jul 22 : Move over sun and wind, grassoline is on its way! According to a team of researchers, the solution to our energy needs can be as simple as growing garden grass.
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Facebook's solar-powered plane completes first full-scale test flight 22.7.2016 New Kerala: World News
New York, July 22 : After revealing that it wants to use unmanned drone airships to beam the internet down to the estimated four billion people worldwide without it two years ago, social media giant Facebook on Thursday announced the first full-scale test flight of its solar-powered craft Aquila.
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