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Craving Food in the Lab

Craving Food in the Lab Ibraheem Shahadat   April 15, 2013 Many companies, organizations, and corporations make  decisions every day which influence the shaping of humanity’s future. As early as 2001, companies invested great interest in creating food as a … Continue reading

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Potential Ways to Redefine Economic Growth Involving Collection of Raw Data.

In measuring GDP (there are some varying methods but in theory the value should always be the same) one of the values taken into consideration is consumer spending. This consumer spending is measured per household. This got me to question … Continue reading

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Poverty and Affluence and Environmental Impact

Poverty and Affluence and Environmental Impact It is important to point out the differences in how poor societies and wealthy societies affect the environment. Poverty impacts the environment negatively. The definition of poverty is being unable to meet one’s basic … Continue reading

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Hydroelectricity

Did you know that a renewable energy source is the biggest electricity producer in NYS? The mechanical energy from a fraction of the water headed towards Niagra Falls is converted into electrical  energy (around 2.4 million kW!) as it moves … Continue reading

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Benefits of Fuel Cells:

Fuel cells are efficient: They convert hydrogen and oxygen gases into electricity and water. There is no combustion required in the process; which means that it is 50-60% efficient. That’s double the efficiency of an internal combustion engine! Fuel cells … Continue reading

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Obstacles that Fuel Cells Need to Overcome:

Fuel cells must be accepted over a mass market: This acceptance depends on price, reliability, longevity of fuel cells and the accessibility and cost of fuel.  Fuel cells must be mass produced using less expensive material. An infrastructure for the … Continue reading

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Fuel cells Need Hydrogen; Where Will it Come From?

            In order for the fuel cell to be environmentally friendly the choice as to the method that will be used to produce the hydrogen is very critical. If the hydrogen is produced from the electrolysis … Continue reading

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