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Crack it! Energy from a Fossil Fuel without carbon dioxide

IASS and KIT develop a technology to produce hydrogen from methane without carbon dioxide emissions

Atoms to Engines

The Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, FCA US LLC, and the foundry giant, Nemak of Mexico, are combining their strengths to create...

Microbes Map Path Toward Renewable Energy Future

In the quest for renewable fuels, scientists are taking lessons from a humble bacterium that fills our oceans and covers moist surfaces the world...
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Stanford researchers develop new way to measure crop yields from space

A Stanford-led team has used satellites to measure a special light emitted by plants to estimate crop yields with more accuracy than ever before. This advance will help scientists study how crops respond to climate change.

LHC luminosity upgrade project moving to next phase

This week more than 230 scientists and engineers from around the world met at CERN to discuss the High-Luminosity LHC – a major upgrade to the Large...

“Zombie solar cells” discovered at Uppsala University

A group of researchers at Uppsala University has discovered a "zombie solar cell" that continues to generate electricity with unexpected effectiveness although the liquid...

Ames Laboratory Scientists Create an All-Organic UV On-Chip Spectrometer

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory has developed a near ultra-violet and all-organic light emitting diode (OLED) that can be used as an...

Energy dense lithium battery offers new lease of life to electric...

EU-funded researchers have developed a new energy dense lithium-sulphur battery with the potential to keep products running longer on a single charge. The innovation could...

Purdue leading DOE SunShot project to enhance the efficiency of concentrated...

Vice President Joe Biden is announcing Wednesday (Sept. 16) that Purdue University has received an advanced U.S. Department of Energy research award to improve...

Artificial Leaf Harnesses Sunlight for Efficient Fuel Production

Generating and storing renewable energy, such as solar or wind power, is a key barrier to a clean-energy economy. When the Joint Center for...

Argonne pushing boundaries of computing in engine simulations

When you’re trying to understand the complex inner workings of a virtual engine, with its millions of variables and untold number of uncertainties, the...

Scientists Hijack Light-Loving Bacteria to Make High-Value Products

Scientists have directed a common bacterium to produce more of a valuable fatty acid, lauric acid, than it typically does. The achievement is noteworthy...

Berkeley Lab Scientists to Develop Better Way to Screen Chemicals for...

The vast majority of the thousands of chemicals in our homes and workplaces have not been tested to determine if they cause cancer. That’s...

New manufacturing approach slices lithium-ion battery cost in half

An advanced manufacturing approach for lithium-ion batteries, developed by researchers at MIT and at a spinoff company called 24M, promises to significantly slash the...

Unlocking the biofuel energy stored in plant cell walls

By virtue of their chloroplasts, plants are superb harvesters of solar energy. They use it to build leaves, flowers, fruits, stems, and roots. We...

Department of energy announces 23 new projects 

The Energy Department’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) today announced $60 million in funding for 23 groundbreaking new projects aimed at creating highly efficient...

3D-printed aerogels improve energy storage

A new type of graphene aerogel will make for better energy storage, sensors, nanoelectronics, catalysis and separations. Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory researchers have made graphene...

Argonne research expanding from injectors to inhalers

There is a world of difference between tailpipes and windpipes, but researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory have managed to...

Sequestration on shaky ground

Carbon sequestration promises to address greenhouse-gas emissions by capturing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and injecting it deep below the Earth’s surface, where it...

Silver particles improve performance of battery material

Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory are working to create an electric car battery that is smaller, cheaper and allows...