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Sunday 13 January 2013
Contenders for the Design of the Year awards will have you in a spin
Tuesday 20 November 2012
It is possible to create steam within seconds by focusing sunlight on nanoparticles mixed into water, according to new research.
Thursday 01 November 2012
Before the storm, it would have been a familiar setting here in lower Manhattan: a man behind the counter, a row of lottery tickets above him and a wall of cigarettes behind him.
Wednesday 24 October 2012
Stanford Ovshinsky was a self-taught inventor whose innovations have been incorporated into many hi-tech developments, from flat-screen televisions to laptop computers, He devised the term "ovonics", combining his own name and "electronics," to describe the technology behind the development of what he called "non-depletable, non-polluting energy sources." His aim was to reduce the world's dependence on fossil fuels with solar power and hydrogen. In 1999, Time included Ovshinsky among its "Heroes for the Planet."
Saturday 20 October 2012
Portuguese faces former club with confidence 12 months on from defining John Terry fracas
Thursday 27 September 2012
Shine a light on the autumn gloom – whether you’re hiking, camping or cycling – with these top torches
Thursday 17 May 2012
Moves to cut subsidies for fitting solar panels on homes were halted by ministers today following warnings that the planned reductions threatened Britain’s hopes of hitting targets for renewable energy production.
Monday 07 May 2012
Senior figures in the industry say they face a bleak future as demand for panels collapses
Tuesday 01 May 2012
The purchase of Four Seasons marks a comeback for the Terra Firma boss following his debacle over record label EMI
Saturday 31 March 2012
No Pain, No Gain
Friday 03 February 2012
Glass manufacturer Pilkington is to cut production at a UK factory under plans to axe 3,500 jobs worldwide.
Sunday 15 January 2012
Set apart from the big mainland resorts, this low-key luxury retreat on Isla Boca Brava offers sanctuary, says Sarah Gilbert
Sunday 01 January 2012
Spanish venture is as big as 210 football pitches and has 600,000 mirrors. But there's a dark side
Thursday 22 December 2011
The slashing of the feed-in tariff for solar power has been ruled unlawful; today MPs claim the plans could be 'fatal' to the industry
Sunday 18 December 2011
The decision to cut tariffs for installations does not mean the end for home renewables. Chiara Cavaglieri reports
Greece crisis: IMF was pushed around by Angela Merkel and Nicholas Sarkozy – and now it is being humiliated
Forget little green men – aliens will look like humans, says Cambridge University evolution expert
'I wish the BBC would stop calling it Islamic State' – David Cameron unleashes frustration at broadcaster
Nathan Collier: Montana man inspired by same-sex marriage ruling requests right to wed two wives
Greece crisis: The wider lesson is that it’s time to abandon this failed experiment in currencies
Girl, 7, stares down hate preacher at Ohio festival with pro-LGBT rainbow flag gesture
- 1 Michelle Watt's father says TV presenter killed herself because she was in constant pain
- 2 Nathan Collier: Montana man inspired by same-sex marriage ruling requests right to wed two wives
- 3 'Help me I'm trapped in a factory' messages keep being found on bottles of vitamin water
- 4 North Korean defector flees to Finland 'with evidence of chemical testing on humans'
- 5 Greek debt crisis: The photograph that conveys the despair of Greece's elderly