One week after Hurricane Sandy tore through the US East Coast, long lines have become a common sight across northern New Jersey and parts of New York as residents continue to struggle in their daily commute between the two states.
Business Wire (Oct. 7, 2013) New research conducted by the Mobile Source Air Pollution Reduction Review Committee (MSRC) found 55% of Los Angeles area commuters are interested in ridesharing, however only 22% of commuters in the ... watch video
Reuters (Nov. 12, 2012) Researchers at the Argonne National Laboratory are developing a mobile reactor they say will one day play a crucial role in helping people after natural disasters like Hurricane Sandy. The reactor ... watch video
Xinhua News Agency (Nov. 8, 2012) For New York citizens, this winter is colder and harder than before.
After Hurricane Sandy and early snowstorm, New York faces frustrating fuel shortages across the ... watch video
Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Apr. 20, 2015) Students and staff are being asked to use a prototype urinal to 'donate' urine to fuel microbial fuel cell (MFC) stacks that generate electricity to power lighting. The developers hope the pee-power ... watch video
Deutsche Welle (Nov. 10, 2011) Hydrogen is being touted as the fuel of tomorrow, but there are still some problems to be ironed out. Now, scientists doing basic research are proposing a solution. They call it carbazol, which looks ... watch video
Deutsche Welle (July 29, 2013) The TransMilenio express bus network in Bogot is considered a model for many megacities in developing countries: commuters fill up the free buses, and bus lanes and bicycle paths take the place of ... watch video
AP (Feb. 9, 2015) Boston's transit system, the nation's oldest, has been particularly hard hit this winter. The buildup of snow and ice on trolley tracks combined with aging equipment has stalled trains, delaying and ... watch video
Apr. 24, 2015 Scientists have developed the first liquid nanoscale laser. And it's tunable in real time, meaning you can quickly and simply produce different colors, a unique and useful feature. The laser ... read more
Apr. 24, 2015 Cerium is a widely available and inexpensive rare-earth metal. Scientists have used it to create a high-performance magnet that's similar in performance to traditional dysprosium-containing magnets ... read more
Apr. 24, 2015 Using a novel microscopy technique, scientists revealed a major enhancement of coupling between electric and magnetic dipoles. The discovery could lead to devices for use in computer memory or ... read more
Apr. 24, 2015 Researchers have shown that a laser-generated microplasma in air can be used as a source of broadband terahertz radiation. They demonstrate that an approach for generating terahertz waves using ... read more