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Elephant and cow manure for making paper sustainably

It's likely not the first thing you think of when you see elephant dung, but this material turns out to be an excellent source of cellulose for paper manufacturing in countries where trees are ...

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In field tests, device harvests water from desert air

It seems like getting something for nothing, but you really can get drinkable water right out of the driest of desert air.

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FordPass SmartLink adds smarts to your older car

My wife and I recently bought a 2014 Ford Escape. For the most part, it's a pretty nice crossover and while the MyFord Touch infotainment system is a little slow, it's definitely a much ...

19 hours ago from Techspot

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Ships in the English Channel have highest rate of sulphur violations in northern Europe

Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology have shown that between 87 and 98 percent of ships comply with the tougher regulations for sulphur emissions that were introduced in northern ...

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Arizona says not time to rein in self-driving cars after Uber fatality

TEMPE, Ariz./DETROIT (Reuters) - Arizona officials said on Tuesday they saw no immediate need to tighten rules on the testing of self-driving cars in the state in reaction to a fatal accident ...

Tue 20 Mar 18 from Reuters Technology

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Washington state's electric vehicle sales tax break to end

Washington state's sales tax exemption for electric vehicles is expected to end sometime this summer after efforts to extend it stalled during the recent legislative session.

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New Mexico regulators OK massive wind farms near Texas

New Mexico regulators on Wednesday approved a $1.6 billion plan that calls for building two massive wind farms along the Texas-New Mexico border.

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Israeli firm says it can turn garbage into plastic gold

KIBBUTZ ZEELIM, Israel (AP) -- Hawks, vultures and storks circle overhead as Christopher Sveen points at the heap of refuse rotting in the desert heat. "This is the mine of the ...

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AeroMobil reveals electric VTOL flying car concept

Like Terrafugia and Pal-V, AeroMobil has developed a flying car/roadable aircraft that requires a runway in order to take off and land. This Wednesday, however, the Slovakia-based company ...

18 hours ago from Gizmag

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Formic acid fuel cell carries hydrogen over infrastructure obstacles

Hydrogen fuel cells are showing promise for zero-emission vehicles, but problems with efficiency and storage have put up some roadblocks. Rather than using hydrogen in its normal gaseous ...

11 hours ago from Gizmag

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