Alternative & Renewable Energy

Subsidizing Coal and Nuclear Power Could Drive Customers off the Grid

Within the next month, energy watchers expect the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to act on an order from Energy Secretary... Read more

Alternative & Renewable Energy

How Solar Power Can Protect the US Military from Threats to the Electric Grid

As the U.S. military increases its use of drones in surveillance and combat overseas, the danger posed by a threat... Read more

Materials Science

Win a Giant 3-D Printer for Making a Positive Social Impact

Win Big for Doing Good Re:3D, the makers of the giant 3-D Printer called the Gigabot are honoring... Read more


Benjamin Franklin would be proud: hundreds of open-source hardware designs for scientific equipment proliferate

Benjamin Franklin, founding father, scientist and inventor, was perhaps America’s first open source hardware advocate. Open-source hardware is... Read more


How to 3D Print Your Own Lab Equipment

Many scientists do their research with custom single-built equipment fabricated in-house. In the past, custom-building equipment was both... Read more

Computer Science

3-D Printers for Peace Design Contest

Win a Free 3-D Printer in the 3-D Printers for Peace Design Contest The potential good for 3-D... Read more

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