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February 27, 2017

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February 27, 2017

Liquid Hydrogen May Be Way Forward for Sustainable Air Travel

Feb. 23, 2017 — With sustainable solutions in mind, a new study looks at the energy efficiency of current modes of ... read more

Dec. 20, 2016 — Researchers have developed an efficient "green" hydrogen production system that operates at room temperature in ... read more

Dec. 19, 2016 — Scientists are exploring water management in an alternative proton exchange membrane type, called PFIA. The experiments have been conducted using the infrared facilities of BESSY II synchrotron to ... read more

Dec. 12, 2016 — The best road to zero-emission vehicles lies in fuel-cell technology. It preserves the advantages of gasoline automobiles, with low upfront costs, long driving range and fast refueling. But he also ... read more

Dec. 11, 2016 — Natural gas and wind are the lowest-cost technology options for new electricity generation across much of the U.S. when cost, public health impacts and environmental effects are considered, according ... read more

Hydrogen from Sunlight -- But as a Dark Reaction

Dec. 9, 2016 — The storage of photogenerated electric energy and its release on demand are still among the main obstacles in artificial photosynthesis. One of the most promising, recently identified photocatalytic ... read more

Keeping Electric Car Design on the Right Road

Dec. 8, 2016 — Pushing nanoscale battery developments in the right direction can help create a sustainable transport sector, suggests investigators in a new ... read more

Dec. 7, 2016 — New research has focused on developing a new catalyst that would lead to large-scale implementation of capture and conversion of carbon dioxide ... read more

A Cleaner, More Efficient Car? New Material Designed to Better Store Hydrogen Fuel

Dec. 1, 2016 — New materials have been designed that could be used to store hydrogen fuel more efficiently in vehicles or other devices that use clean ... read more

Construction Greener, More Efficient With Intelligent Software

Nov. 24, 2016 — Construction vehicles waste fuel by remaining on full power whilst idle. New research is working to make vehicles more fuel efficient and cheaper with electrical systems, say ... read more

Marine Microalgae, a New Sustainable Food and Fuel Source

Nov. 21, 2016 — Taken from the bottom of the marine food chain, microalgae may soon become a top-tier contender to combat global warming, climate change and food ... read more

Nov. 21, 2016 — Cement manufacturing is among the most carbon-intensive industrial processes, but an international team of researchers has found that over time, the widely used building material reabsorbs much of ... read more

Nov. 14, 2016 — Many communities would be better off investing in electric vehicles that run on batteries instead of hydrogen fuel cells, in part because the hydrogen infrastructure provides few additional energy ... read more

Can We Meet Global Energy Demands With Nuclear Power?

Nov. 9, 2016 — An international team of scientists suggests that we must ramp up energy production by nuclear power if we are to succeed in warding off the worst effects of greenhouse gas emissions on climate ... read more

New Method to Help Solve the Problem of Nuclear Waste

Oct. 27, 2016 — In the last decades, nanomaterials have gained broad scientific and technological interest due to their unusual properties compared to micrometre-sized materials. At this scale, matter shows ... read more

Safe New Storage Method Could Be Key to Future of Hydrogen-Powered Vehicles

Oct. 20, 2016 — Hydrogen is often described as the fuel of the future, particularly when applied to hydrogen-powered fuel cell vehicles. One of the main obstacles facing this technology -- a potential solution to ... read more

Oct. 17, 2016 — Scientists have found a way to nearly double the efficiency with which a commonly used industrial yeast strain converts plant sugars to biofuel. The newly engineered "super yeast" could ... read more

Oct. 10, 2016 — Researchers set out to answer one not-so-simple question: Is it feasible to build and operate a high-speed passenger ferry solely powered by hydrogen fuel cells? The answer is ... read more

Oct. 7, 2016 — Cheap shale gas produced by fracking has driven the decline in coal production in the United States during the last decade, researchers have ... read more

Better View of Synthetic Fuel Production

Sep. 23, 2016 — Synthetic fuel is cleaner than natural oil, but its production process needs to be more efficient. Now for the first time, physicists have directly observed the molecules produced in the chemical ... read more

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