Scientists have demonstrated a new battery that could simultaneously solve the power issues plaguing modern devices and alleviate the problem of nuclear waste. By placing a diamond inside a radioactive field, the researchers found a current is created.
Environmental issues have been front page news for all of 2014. From the seemingly mundane to international events like the People's Climate March in September. Let's take a look at some of the stories that are still having an impact on our planet.
Nuclear energy had been touted as the cheap energy solution of the future 50 years ago. But the sad fact is that there are no small incidents when you are talking about nuclear energy. The cost in lives for cheap energy has taken its toll.