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iPad Air 2 Teardown Exposes Lower Capacity Battery And Gobs Of Glue

If a part goes bad in your PC, you whip off the side panel door, yank out the defective component, and replace it with a working one. But should something inside your tablet give up the ghost, ...

6 hours ago from HotHardware

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Fossil fuels at what price? EU analysis looks at energy costs

A new report, "Subsidies and costs of EU energy" addresses different forms of energy production. The study was ordered and paid for by the European Commission, Directorate-General for Energy. ...

11 hours ago from Phys.org

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Olive oil more stable and healthful than seed oils for frying food

Frying is one of the world's most popular ways to prepare food—think fried chicken and french fries. Even candy bars and whole turkeys have joined the list. But before dunking your favorite ...

Wed 22 Oct 14 from Phys.org

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Waste, an alternative source of energy to petroleum

The group led by Martín Olazar, researcher in the UPV/EHU-University of the Basque Country's Department of Chemical Engineering, is studying the development of sustainable refineries where it ...

9 hours ago from Phys.org

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Boeing and Chinese firm to turn 'gutter oil' into jet fuel

US aircraft maker Boeing has set up a facility with a Chinese firm to transform waste cooking oil—the source of repeated food safety scandals—into jet fuel, it said Wednesday.

Wed 22 Oct 14 from Phys.org

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UK wind farms outperform nuclear power plants over 24 hours

On Tuesday more energy was created by UK wind farms than by nuclear power stations, reports the National Grid.

Wed 22 Oct 14 from The Independent

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Turning waste from whisky-making into fuel—Close to commercial reality?

A start-up company in Scotland is working to capitalize on the tons of waste produced by one of the country's most valued industries and turn the dregs of whisky-making into fuel. Celtic Renewables, ...

Wed 22 Oct 14 from Phys.org

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Seaweed menace may yield new medicines

An invasive seaweed clogging up British coasts could be a blessing in disguise. University of Greenwich scientists have won a cash award to turn it into valuable compounds which can lead to ...

Wed 22 Oct 14 from Medical Xpress

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New software claimed to provide more accurate EV range estimates

If there's one thing that keeps people from buying electric cars, it's range anxiety – what if your battery runs out before you reach your destination? Although most EVs do feature systems that ...

Tue 21 Oct 14 from Gizmag

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$58 million effort to study potential new energy source

A research team led by The University of Texas at Austin has been awarded approximately $58 million to analyze deposits of frozen methane under the Gulf of Mexico that hold enormous potential ...

Wed 22 Oct 14 from Phys.org

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