Science or Fiction
Scientists have developed solar cells made from inexpensive perovskite crystals that are almost twice as efficient as silicon based solar cells. http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2016-04/su-ssi040616.php
Researchers announce that they have made and successfully tested a rechargeable battery that uses bacteria to store and generate electricity. https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/04/160406124941.htm
MIT scientists have devised a technique for doubling the efficiency of coal burning to produce electricity. http://news.mit.edu/2016/hybrid-system-could-cut-coal-plant-emissions-half-0404
Skeptical Quote of the Week.
“I’ve discovered the one cause of all the one-cause theories: a deficiency of critical-thinking skills combined with an overactive imagination. “ - Harriet Hall