Evaporation-powered motor and light

Scientists designed shape-changing composites that used evaporation to power locomotion and generate electricity.

Team of appraisers across six states find home buyers will pay premium for solar homes

Photovoltaics added value to homes in six markets, according to a new report. They engaged a team of seven appraisers from across the six states to determine the value that solar photovoltaic systems added to single-family homes using the industry-standard paired-sales valuation technique, which compares recent sales of comparable homes to estimate the premium buyers would pay for PV.