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May 27, 2016

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May 27, 2016

How Researchers Make a Battery in Seven Easy Steps

May 26, 2016 — Learn how researchers assemble experimental ... read more

Truck Turns Its Own Heat Into Power

May 24, 2016 — A 195-year-old discovery is behind a new system that will save vehicles hundreds of litres of fuel and reduce their carbon emissions by as much as 2 to 3 tonnes per ... read more

Power Up When the Temperature Is Down

May 20, 2016 — Chemists have developed a new synthesis method for organic radical batteries that are re-chargeable and continue to function at below-freezing temperatures. The specific model has greater voltage ... read more

Life Satisfaction and Electricity Consumption

May 19, 2016 — A nation's electricity consumption has been seen as a useful proxy for measuring economic growth offering a useful alternative to conventional measures such as gross domestic product (GDP) by ... read more

May 19, 2016 — A research team has created a simple and inexpensive insert that generates uniform electric field for tissue engineering and other cell ... read more

New Technology Reduces 30% Chip Area of STT-MRAM While Increasing Memory Bit Yield by 70%

May 17, 2016 — Researchers have successfully developed a technology to stack magnetic tunnel junctions directly on the vertical interconnect ... read more

Technique Improves Efficacy of Fuel Cells

May 16, 2016 — Fuel cells, which generate electricity from chemical reactions without harmful emissions, have the potential to power everything from cars to portable electronics, and could be cleaner and more ... read more

May 13, 2016 — In traditional light-harvesting methods, energy from one photon only excites one electron or none depending on the absorber's energy gap. The remaining energy is lost as heat. But a new article ... read more

May 13, 2016 — Recently, engineers placed a single layer of MoS2 molecules on top of a photonic structure called an optical nanocavity made of aluminum oxide and aluminum. The results are promising. The MoS2 ... read more

Changes in Solar Cell Technology

May 11, 2016 — A laser-based manufacturing process is revolutionizing the photovoltaics market. For the first time point-contacted solar cells can be manufactured in series. Several million cells with significantly ... read more

May 10, 2016 — Researchers have conducted lubrication theory-based analyses to explore the hydrodynamic effects of improving flow rate in pre-existing peristaltic hardware relying on an external electric field. ... read more

May 10, 2016 — In the world of particle accelerators, laser wakefield devices are small, but mighty upstarts. The machines can accelerate electrons to near the speed of light using a fraction of the distance ... read more

May 10, 2016 — Researchers have developed a system which efficiently transfers electrical energy between two separate circuits. The system, made with a shell of metamaterials which concentrates the magnetic field, ... read more

May 9, 2016 — Engineering researchers have developed a suite of techniques that allow them to create passive radio-frequency identification tags that are 25 percent smaller -- and therefore less ... read more

May 9, 2016 — An electron microscopy technique for visualizing how lithium ions migrate at the nanoscale could help improve the performance of lithium-ion ... read more

Analysis of Electric Vehicles to Optimize the in And out-of-Car Experience

May 6, 2016 — An international research team has been working to acquire, pool and develop knowledge on various aspects of electric and hybrid vehicles, such as vehicle dynamics, drivability, and noise, vibration ... read more

May 5, 2016 — Using a layer of molybdenum disulfide less than 1 nanometer thick, researchers have designed a system that can absorb more than 35 percent of incident light in the 400- to 700-nanometer wavelength ... read more

May 4, 2016 — Engineers have found a new way to induce and control boiling bubble formation, that may allow everything from industrial-sized boilers to advanced electronics to work better and last ... read more

May 3, 2016 — Too much sunlight can harm plants; with an eye to learning from nature's success, scientists found that an orange-colored protein that protects cyanobacteria from overexposure to sunlight shifts ... read more

May 2, 2016 — Researchers have built a nano-engine that could form the basis for future applications in nano-robotics, including robots small enough to enter living ... read more

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