Reactivating Nuclear Power Plant Near Volcano a Bad Idea, Geologists Say

Plans to reactivate a nuclear power plant near the capital city of the Philippines have been criticized by scientists over its proximity to a potentially active volcano. The Bataan Nuclear Power Plant (BNPP) is located in the foothills of Mount Natib, only five miles from the caldera, and was built in the 1980s. It was … Read more

Using the power of biology to solve challenges in defence

DASA has launched a new Themed Competition: Engineering Biology for Defense and Security Funded by the Defense and Science Technology Laboratory Run in cooperation with the US Department of Defense Up to £ 1.5m funding available for engineering biology technologies The Defense and Security Accelerator (DASA) is pleased to launch a new Themed Competition called … Read more

Cordless power tools are the rage but may cost you more in the end

Placeholder while article actions load Do you have a love affair with power tools? If so, my guess is you may have succumbed to the sirens’ songs luring you into the “Sea of ​​Cordless Tools.” Before you become mesmerized by the nymphs’ sweet voices, I suggest you check your heading and go hard to starboard … Read more

Assessing the environmental impact of nuclear power generation – BIOENGINEER.ORG

In a constantly evolving world, rapidly growing populations coupled with urbanization and industrialization are leading to an ever-increasing demand for energy. The challenge today lies in meeting these energy requirements while keeping global warming in check — a condition which fossil fuels do not fulfil. In an effort to mitigate the environmental degradation and natural … Read more

Engineers develop cybersecurity tools to protect solar, wind power on the grid – BIOENGINEER.ORG

AMES, Iowa – Solar panels and wind turbines, now projected to produce 44% of America’s electricity by 2050, present cybersecurity challenges. AMES, Iowa – Solar panels and wind turbines, now projected to produce 44% of America’s electricity by 2050, present cybersecurity challenges. They have sensors, controllers, actuators or inverters that are directly or indirectly connected … Read more

Power Metal Resources plc Announces Lithium Focused Exploration Update for the Selta Project Located in the Northern Territory, Australia

Power Metal Resources plc announced a lithium focused exploration update for the Selta Project located in the Northern Territory, Australia, and held by the Power Metal’s 82.78% -owned subsidiary First Development Resources Ltd. (FDR). HIGHLIGHTS: Following on from a recent in-depth data review covering Selta, FDR have undertaken a lithium specific review based initially on … Read more

The simultaneous transmission of 5G and power – BIOENGINEER.ORG

The potential of Millimeter-wave Wireless Power Transfer as a solution for Massive Internet of Things has finally been harnessed by researchers from Tokyo Tech, who have created a device for simultaneous transmission of power and 5G signal. This transceiver for 5G network signal is fully wirelessly powered and has high power conversion efficiency at large … Read more

‘Fabric’ could one day be integrated into clothes or wearable electronics to power devices on the go — ScienceDaily

Scientists at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) have developed a stretchable and waterproof ‘fabric’ that turns energy generated from body movements into electrical energy. A crucial component in the fabric is a polymer that, when pressed or squeezed, converts mechanical stress into electrical energy. It is also made with stretchable spandex as a base … Read more

It’s Entirely Possible For The US to Meet Its 2030 Climate Goals. Here’s How

This year in April, the Biden administration announced a renewed commitment to the Paris Climate Agreement. The goal is now to cut greenhouse gas emissions in half by 2030. The target is ambitious, but it isn’t a pipe dream. According to a newly published analysis of existing climate models, it’s more than possible with strong … Read more

Smaller Reactors May Still Have a Big Nuclear Waste Problem

Lindsay Krall decided to study nuclear waste out of a love for the arcane. Figuring out how to bury radioactive atoms isn’t exactly simple — it takes a blend of particle physics, careful geology and engineering, and a high tolerance for reams of regulations. But the trickiest ingredient of all is time. Nuclear waste from … Read more