On the heels of the announcement that Germany produced so much renewable energy that it had to pay its consumer base to use it, Portugal powered its lights for four days straight using only renewables.
A new solar panel designed by Chinese scientists can generate energy from raindrops, overcoming solar technology’s greatest shortcoming and offering a promising lead for future all-weather solar cell design.
Conventional agriculture is an inherently flawed industry that poses serious threats to many of the planet's finite resources. New tech-savvy farms use hydroponic and aquaponic strategies that could revolutionize the way we grow food in the future.
Should researchers be allowed to alter human genes? BTR sits down with Elliot Hosman of the Center for Genetics and Society to discuss controversial advances in the field of genetic engineering and what they mean for the future of the human race.
Faraday Future’s hyper-futuristic concept car satisfies some, but leaves others wanting. If Faraday intends to become a harbinger for global change, its engineers will need to translate their space-age concepts into an affordable, functional vehicle.
Joe Virgillito chats with Prof. Gerald Friedman about COVID-19 and the case for Medicare For All. J. McVay and Jacqueline Soller discuss 2011 movie, ‘Contagion.’ Plus a preview of Scoville Unit’s upcoming BTR Live Studio session.
NYC band Activity is a supergroup of sorts, with Travis Johnson, Steve Levine, Zoë Browne, and Jess Rees coming from the excellent bands Grooms, Field Mouse, and Russian Baths. This particular… | watch