Alternative Energy

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Jan 032008
 

With fuel costs soaring and crude oil hovering at or near $100 per barrel, the need for new fuel sources is more paramount than ever. University of Virginia Physicists, Bellave S. Shivaram and Adam B. Phillips, have discovered a new class of hydrogen storage materials that could make the storage and transportation of this form of energy much more efficient — and affordable — through higher-performing hydrogen fuel cells.

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Planting the Seeds of Change

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Dec 202007
 

As environmental scientist Karen McGlathery slips from the side of the boat into the shallow, murky waters of Hog Island Bay, one of three major lagoons on the oceanside of Virginia’s Eastern Shore, the chill of the morning water hits her, she exclaims “Oh, that’s cold,” McGlathery is the University of Virginia’s lead investigator on a project to restore sea grasses to the region…

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