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Energy From Electric Cars Could Power Our Lives — But Only If We Improve The System
November 22, 2017 02:06 PM - Elsevier

Power stored in electric cars could be sent back to the grid – thereby supporting the grid and acting as a potential storage for clean energy – but it will only be economically viable if we upgrade the system first. In a new paper in Energy Policy, two scientists show how their seemingly contradictory findings actually point to the same outcome and recommendations: that pumping energy back into the grid using today’s technology can damage car batteries, but with improvements in the system it has the potential to provide valuable clean energy – and improve battery life in the process.

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IU discovery could reduce nuclear waste with improved method to chemically engineer molecules
September 15, 2017 11:39 AM - Indiana University

A discovery by Indiana University researchers could advance the long-term storage of nuclear waste, an increasingly burdensome and costly task for the public and private agencies that protect people from these harmful chemicals.

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Sparkling springs aid quest for underground heat

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Analysis of natural sparkling mineral water has given scientists valuable clues on how to locate hot water springs.

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