Everything Is Fucked, Major New Extinction Report Finds
Climate Change

Everything Is Fucked, Major New Extinction Report Finds

May 7, 2019

There has never been a period like this in the history of humanity. In a sweeping report delivered on Monday, the world's top scientists warned that up to a million species could go extinct in the next few decades. But crucially, the report also shows the world has a choice about whether to let go of nearly 13 percent...

Caffeine Gives Solar Cells an Energy Boost
Science

Caffeine Gives Solar Cells an Energy Boost

Apr 28, 2019

Scientists have discovered that caffeine can help make a promising alternative to traditional solar cells more efficient at converting light to electricity. Their research may enable this cost-effective renewable energy technology to compete on the market with silicon solar cells.