| Oct 11, 2013
| 1:33 PM
Particle physicists at the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, also known as Fermilab, played a key role in the work that ultimately proved a Nobel Prize-winning theory related to the so-called "God particle."
The research focused on how particles...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 1:05 AM
Two North Dakota State University Extension Service professionals were honored at the 2013 Epsilon Sigma Phi national conference in Pittsburgh, Pa.
Kathleen Tweeten, director of the NDSU Extension Service's Center for Community Vitality, received the...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 8:32 AM
We hear from automakers, industry experts and auto writers all the time. In Car Stories, we want to hear from the people that matter most to the auto industry: The drivers. Just like every house has its own smell, every car has its own story.Writer Deb...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 2:16 PM
Brandon Lojewski's mad-scientist routine began quietly in a college engineering lab in Orlando.
Four years later, the 25-year-old's project at UCF has morphed into a high-tech-startup business that could play a key role in revving up battery power in...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 8:16 PM
As an accounts manager with the U.S. Department of Energy, Steve Bruno has endured a wage freeze, the sequester and now the partial shutdown of the federal government.
Waiting at Penn Station last week for the train to his job in Washington, the...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 8:25 AM
Some people dread the winter cold. Others fear the heating bills a cold winter brings.
For those trying to save their paycheck from getting eaten by the family furnace, buying small space heaters is often cited as a quick way to cut costs and stay warm....
| Sep 24, 2013
| 2:54 PM
For the third time in a year, a legislative committee has rejected proposed regulations for wind turbines in Connecticut, continuing the two-year moratorium on the clean energy projects.
The vote to reject the rules without prejudice passed 10-3,...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 11:52 AM
Plug-in vehicle owners rely on public charging to increase the range of destinations. While the industry estimates that 95 percent of people do their charging at home, charging at work and other public spaces gives EV owners the confidence to drive more,...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 10:08 AM
A colder New England winter will be more expensive for a large swath of the state, according to the U.S. Department of Energy's statistics agency.
The agency's outlook on winter fuel pricing, issued this week, said New England will see almost 5...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 4:32 AM
Vehicle maintenance schedules vary on how often the air filter should be changed. On most Chevrolet engines, for example, the recommended interval is every 45,000 miles, but Ford says it should be done every 30,000 miles on many of its......
| Jul 22, 2013
| 11:40 AM
Last Thursday, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC) launched a new facility designed to develop and harmonize interoperability between electric vehicles and the electric charging...