This Japanese supercar design is made from incredibly strong wood-based cellulose nanofibersKankyosho One-fifth the weight of steel but five times the strength, plant-based cellulose nanofiber (CNF) offers carmakers the opportunity to build strong, lightweight cars while sustainably removing as much as 2,000 kg (4,400 lb) of carbon from the car’sRead more

O’MEGA1 is the first solar PV plant in Europe based on floating solar technology. [Copyright: @Akuo] The most powerful floating solar PV plant in Europe was inaugurated in southern France on Friday (18 October), marking another milestone in the development of solar energy. The Rhône valley in southern France is bestRead more

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — When hundreds of video cameras with the power to identify and track individuals started appearing in the streets of Belgrade as part of a major surveillance project, some protesters began having second thoughts about joining anti-government demonstrations in the Serbian capital. Local authorities assert the system,Read more

Sharing and keeping secrets can have a measurable impact on the human body and psyche alike. JASPER JAMES/GETTY IMAGES Have you ever been asked to keep a secret? Or confided in someone, only to beg them not to tell? You’re not alone. According to research, the average person in the UnitedRead more

Denmark wants an EU-wide plan to ban petrol and diesel car sales or, at least, to have the option to do it at national level. [Photo: Shutterstock] Denmark, backed by 10 other European Union countries, on Friday (4 October) called for a strategy to phase out diesel and petrol cars,Read more