A Smart Phone Uses as Much Energy as a Refrigerator?

When you plug your smart phone into the wall, it draws a negligible amount of energy compared with other household electronics such as your set-top box or refrigerator.But add in the amount of electricity it takes to move data across networks to deliver a total of, say, an ...

Bacteria use caffeine as a food source too

There is more proof that all forms of life share certain characteristics with humans. This time it’s our preference for caffeine.

Samsung produces first transparent LCDs

Samsung's started producing a range of LCD panels which are transparent enough to see through, and which are claimed to cut energy consumption by 90 percent.