UK’s market for new cars saw an 11.5 per cent increase in March, the...

La Sociedad de Fabricantes and Comerciantes de Motores (SMMT) dijo que se registraron 29.280 unidades más durante marzo de 2021 en comparison con el mismo del año pasado, que marcó el...

UK power grid dropped to lowest carbon intensity ever on Monday’s Public Holiday

The National Grid Electric System Operator (ESO) said the amount of carbon dioxide produced by the UK's power grid fell to its lowest level at lunch Monday, A combination of factors such...

Microsoft bets on speech AI in healthcare with $20bn acquisition

Microsoft announced it will acquire AI and speech recognition company Nevance Communications, with approximately 16 to 16 billion cash loans that will contribute to its growing healthcare portfolio. Massachusetts-based Nevans is known...

Electric trucks ‘can compete with diesel ones’

The notion that battery-powered heavy trucks cannot compete with diesel is questioned by new research, It was thought that the extra batteries needed for the load would make electric vehicles very expensive. But...

Atmospheric carbon dioxide is rising to the highest ever recorded

Carbon dioxide continued to accumulate in the atmosphere, reaching record levels and now 50 percent higher than before the industrial revolution, according to the Met Office, Mineralizing carbon dioxide into rock in...

Biomass-based polymer can be recycled again and again

The Chemists at St Petersburg State University have the developed polymers from biomass which are the unusually easy to recycle and which appear not to degrade during process, Polymers - not just...

Decarbonization puts 450,000 Canadian oil and gas jobs at risk

According to a report by TD Economics, as many as 450,000 Canadians working in oil and gas extraction could lose their jobs by 2050 as the country tries to move away...

Rising household water usage during the pandemic put pressure on supplies

Using data from smart meters, researchers found dramatic shifts in household water usage at the start of the coronavirus pandemic and believe the data could be used to help predict demand...

Nearly half of business travellers reject future flights in favour of video calls

A new poll has found that 40 per cent of European business travellers say they will travel by plane less than they did even after Covid-19 restrictions are the lifted, Instead of...

Coronavirus rapid eye scan tests envisaged by German firm

A Munich-based company has developed an alternative method for coronavirus testing with an eye scanner that it claims takes just three minutes to identify carriers of the disease, Semic RF developed its...