Oil and Gas

Renewable energy continues to show strong growth

Tuesday, 29 July 2014 09:55

Alternative energy sources have continue to make inroads into traditional forms of power production, with a recently released government report confirming that it accounted for 55.7 percent of newly-installed capacity in the first six months of the year.

New study indicates methane production could accelerate global warming

Tuesday, 22 July 2014 11:58

Recently, Robert Howarth, PhD, a professor of ecology and environmental biology at Cornell, has been vocal about the risks of burning propane in lieu of other fossil fuels.

New applications for carbon dioxide could lead to new sustainable fuel source

Wednesday, 02 July 2014 08:26

Scientists at UCLA and Princeton have created processes which transform carbon dioxide into liquid fuel. 

Natural gas fuel cell may see residential use soon

Tuesday, 17 June 2014 07:07

People are always talking about "living off the grid," but with the development of a natural gas-powered fuel cell system for residential use, that might come sooner than previously thought.

Carbon-capture innovation paves way for cleaner natural gas

Wednesday, 04 June 2014 04:42

A plethora of engineering research projects have focused on finding solutions to the sustainable energy problems now confronting countries around the world, including a recent study by a team of Rice University scientists.

Enzyme emulation achieved with nanoscale swinging arm

Tuesday, 27 May 2014 11:27

Nature has had eons to develop the sophisticated synthetic tools used by organisms to perform various biological functions. Humans are only beginning to understand these complex mechanisms as they take their first steps to create artificial versions of these natural processes.

Get in to prestigious online graduate engineering programs in the US

Thursday, 22 May 2014 10:27

Despite the unpredictability of the employment landscape as a whole, there is good news for graduates in engineering fields, with opportunities for finding work on the rise, according to a TechServe Alliance press release.

New green diesel uses dual-function nanoparticles for improved results

Tuesday, 13 May 2014 13:10

Environmental concerns about the depletion of fossil fuels have given rise to engineering research projects seeking to develop renewable and cost-effective energy resources.

Researchers genetically engineer trees for easy processing

Friday, 04 April 2014 12:36

Genetic engineering research has led to numerous techniques for modifying plants to make them more amenable to specific human purposes.

Biofuel bacteria provide propulsion possibilities

Thursday, 27 March 2014 12:26

A new development in the biochemical realm may help some scientists to earn their aerospace engineer salary.
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