Clean Energy – moss, algae, and the matter of will

Moss can power a radio, and could eventually charge your phone A team of scientists over in Europe have decided to take the idea of “green” power very, very literally: They have developed a system to harness the energy generated by moss. http://www.renewableenergyworld.com/rea/news/article/2014/02/unique-bioreactor-finds-algaes-sweet-spot A unique bioreactor at the Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) […]

Sunday night wrap of some recent news [Drones, HIV, Vitals, Fusion energy]

http://motherboard.vice.com/read/commercial-drones-are-completely-legal-a-federal-judge-ruled Commercial Drones Are Completely Legal, a Federal Judge Ruled Early Treatment Is Found to Clear H.I.V. in a 2nd Baby http://ecopreneurist.com/2014/03/06/smartphone-case-takes-selfie-vital-signs-medical-grade-accuracy/ Smartphone Case Takes a Selfie of Your Vital Signs with Medical Grade Accuracy http://news.cnet.com/8301-17938_105-57619940-1/13-year-old-builds-working-nuclear-fusion-reactor/? 13-year-old builds working nuclear fusion reactor: UK schoolboy Jamie Edwards becomes the youngest person to build a working nuclear fusion […]

Coal plant accident spews coal ash into North Carolina river

Just last month, Duke Energy insisted there was no reason to clean up its coal-ash piles. Oops. Coal plant accident spews coal ash into North Carolina river