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December 2013

Evaluating the Risks of Natural Gas

MIT researchers weigh natural gas development options and economic risks for small nations using Cyprus as a case study.

Related: Cyprus Mail - Experts agree that an LNG plant is best option for Cyprus

Better batteries through biology?

MIT researchers find a way to boost lithium-air battery performance, with the help of modified viruses.


Read also: Ethanol not a major factor in reducing gas prices

Droplets break a theoretical time barrier on bouncing

MIT research could aid ice prevention, wing efficiency, and more.



Read alsoCooling when there's too much heat
 

'Hybrid' nuclear plants could make a dent in emissions

Combining nuclear with artificial geothermal, shale oil, or hydrogen production could help slow climate change, study shows.

Read also: Enhancing solar cells with heat

Seed Fund Call

Have an interesting energy idea waiting to be explored? We wants to hear about it! 

From now until December 23rd, apply for innovative, early-stage research support through MITEI's Seed Fund Program.

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