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Free energy? Bacterial spores help capture invisible power from water evaporation

By April Gocha / June 29, 2015

Scientists at Columbia University are using their research to think differently about sustainable energy generation. And that approach is allowing the team to harness an invisible power source that’s available nearly everywhere—water evaporation.

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Porous glass flakes added to plaster help control humidity, heating and cooling costs

By Jessica McMathis / September 19, 2014

Research out of the Fraunhofer Institute for Silicate Research ISC (Würzburg, Germany) shows that the addition of manufactured porous glass to paint or plaster can help your home better regulate the indoor climate—particularly, humidity.

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