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Chernobyl: The world's worst nuclear disaster
By Marc Lallanilla published
The Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant explosion resulted in the most horrific nuclear disaster in the world.
How do you decontaminate objects exposed to radioactivity?
By Joanna Thompson published
Can a person or object exposed to high radioactivity just take a shower with soap and water, or is more needed for decontamination?
Scientists discover enzyme that can turn air into energy, unlocking potential new energy source
By Ben Turner published
A relative of the tuberculosis bacterium has long been known to convert hydrogen from the air into electricity. Now, scientists have discovered how.
What is nuclear fusion?
By Nola Taylor Redd, Tia Ghose published
Nuclear fusion is the merging of two light atomic nuclei into one heavier one. If it can be harnessed on Earth, it could generate clean, limitless energy.
Steelmaking doesn’t need to come with CO2 emissions anymore, and SSAB has the technology
By Sponsored published
Sponsored SSAB’s new steel-making process avoids fossils entirely, largely eliminating carbon emissions and producing water as a byproduct that it has bottled up to highlight its clean process.
New Way to Make 'Green Diesel' from Coal
By Bjorn Carey last updated
If perfected, the process could help ease our reliance on petroleum-based gasoline.
Keystone XL Pipeline Will Cause Damage Beyond Spills (Op-Ed)
By Danielle Droitsch last updated
Does the Keystone XL pipeline have environmental impacts beyond the risk of spills?
How to store renewable energy
By Patrick Pester published
Renewable-energy storage can help humanity reduce its fossil fuel use and combat climate change. Here are some of the best and most promising methods for storing renewable energy.
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