New-Generation Solar Panels Far Cheaper, More Efficient

Updated: Tue 27 Jan, 11:31 pm

Solar panels, made from a mineral called perovskite, have the potential to convert solar energy into household electricity more cheaply than ever before, a study shows.   read more »

The Power of Urine

Updated: Thu 13 Nov, 03:16 am

A Nigerian scientist has obtained a patent for his pioneer work in converting urine into flammable gases. read more »

Africa: Dealing with Malaria Needs New Approach

Updated: Sat 26 Mar, 04:29 am 2011

Eliminating malaria by controlling mosquitoes may prove impossible unless control programmes consider that mosquitoes reproduce faster as their numbers dwindle, says a study. read more »