Team finds simple way to split hydrogen from water

Splitting water to create renewable energy could be simpler than previously thought, says an international team led by Australia's Monash University.

Hydrogen cartridges could power laptops and phones

Signa Chemistry has developed hydrogen cartridges which supply energy to fuel cells that recharge cell phones, laptops and GPS units.

Sunlight-to-hydrogen system demonstrated

Researchers at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory have successfully demonstrated a biohybrid photoconversion system that can convert visible light into hydrogen fuel.

Hydrogen cars come closer to reality

A British start-up says it's found a cheap, practical way of storing hydrogen, making it a viable alternative to gasoline in cars.

How to farm hydrogen with an H2 silo

A farmer's silo that stores hydrogen instead of grain?

First hydrogen hybrid ferry to dock in NYC


First there was the Hornblower Hybrid, a revolutionary vessel that began plying the waters of San Francisco Bay in 2008 using a combination of solar, wind and diesel power. 


Antimatter atoms trapped for first time

Scientists at CERN have succeeded for the first time in capturing and storing antimatter - albeit for only a fraction of a second. The team successfully created 38 hydrogen 'anti-atoms', and hung onto them long enough to study.

Unmanned Boeing plane can stay in the air for 4 days

Boeing has unveiled a new hydrogen-powered plane that is not only one of the greenest and most lightweight aircraft the company has ever introduced, it also has the power to stay aloft for 4 days without a pilot.

Peronal fuel cell powers gadgets with water

A Singapore-based company has launched a portable fuel cell that can power gadgets using only water.

Toyota aims to slash price of hydrogen cars

Toyota reckons it can get the retail price of a hydrogen-fueled car below the $50,000 mark, and could launch as soon as 2015.

MIT uses viruses to split water for fuel

An MIT team has managed what amounts to artificial photosynthesis, using a modified virus and sunlight to split water into hydrogen and oxygen atoms.