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lithium ion batteries

For a Longer Battery Life: Pushing Lithium Ion Batteries to the...

Chemists develop new anode materialConventional lithium ion batteries, such as those widely used in smartphones and notebooks, have...
Heating Patches

An Energy-Efficient Way to Stay Warm: Sew High-Tech Heating Patches to...

What if, instead of turning up the thermostat, you could warm up with high-tech, flexible patches sewn into your clothes – while...
renewable energy

Don’t Quibble with a Gribble: Why a Curious Crustacean Could Hold...

Scientists studying the digestive system of a curious wood-eating crustacean have discovered it may hold the key to sustainably converting wood into...
Gorilla Glass

Stronger Than Gorilla Glass

They are harder than conventional glass and exceptionally resistant to heat and corrosive chemical substances: transparent ceramics are considered a promising alternative...
computer networks

Building the Next-Generation Data Networks Needed for High Energy Physics

During a research exhibition at the Supercomputing 2018 Conference (SC18) in Dallas in November, Caltech's High Energy Physics and network teams—working in collaboration with many university,...
electrocatalysts

How to Convert Climate-Changing Carbon Dioxide Into Plastics and Other Products

Rutgers scientists have developed catalysts that can convert carbon dioxide – the main cause of global warming – into plastics, fabrics, resins...
Electronics Recycling Plant

Panasonic Utilizes 100% Renewable Energy to Power the Consumer Electronics Recycling...

Not only has Panasonic Group's consumer electronics recycling plant, Panasonic Eco Technology Center Co., Ltd. (PETEC) made efforts over the years to...
Two-dimensional materials

Two-Dimensional Materials Skip the Energy Barrier by Growing One Row at...

A new collaborative study led by a research team at the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and University of California,...
Farm Fertilizer

Solving a 75-Year-Old Mystery Might Provide a New Source of Farm...

The solution to a 75-year-old materials mystery might one day allow farmers in developing nations to produce their own fertilizer on demand,...
power production

Fine-Tuning Renewables Could Help Texas Balance Energy Resources

Timing and placement of wind and solar power facilities are critical factors for Texas electricity providers that juggle their output with other...
solar and wind power

“Sun in a Box” Would Store Renewable Energy for the Grid

MIT engineers have come up with a conceptual design for a system to store renewable energy, such as solar and wind power,...
biomass and crops

Understanding How Plants Use Sunlight

Plants rely on the energy in sunlight to produce the nutrients they need. But sometimes they absorb more energy than they can use, and...
mini-satellite

TUM Satellite Launched into Space

Students at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) have developed a fully functional mini-satellite in the project MOVE-II. A Falcon 9 rocket launched yesterday...
Nitrogen

Review Examines the Science and Needs of Nitrogen-Based Transformations

The ScienceNitrogen is vital to crops such as corn, wheat, rice, and sugar cane, along with many others. This nutrient often comes from ammonia...
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Combined Economic and Technological Evaluation of Battery Energy Storage for Grid...

Connecting large battery systems to the energy grid offers the ability to capture and store renewable energy during the windy and sunny times, and...
solar energy

Brilliant Iron Molecule Could Provide Cheaper Solar Energy

For the first time, researchers have succeeded in creating an iron molecule that can function both as a photocatalyst to produce fuel and in...
chemputer, Sugar Supplement, repowering, heart diseases, Coral Bleaching, nanoscale, kidney transplant

Repowering Wind Farms for ‘Cheaper, Green, Energy’

With lowest cost green energy considered the future, understanding how to ‘repower’ existing onshore wind farms supports the Scottish government and industry desire to...
wind energy

Better Wind Forecasts for Energy Industry

New research on wind behavior in complex terrain will improve forecasts for wind energy firms by 15-25 percent, and has already led to improved wind forecasts...
influenza virus infections

Tethered Antibodies Present a Potential New Approach to Prevent Influenza Virus...

As co-leaders of an international collaboration, scientists at Scripps Research have discovered that tethering four antibodies together may be an effective strategy for neutralizing...
electronic glovevideo

Stanford Develops an Electronic Glove That Gives Robots a Sense of...

Stanford engineers have developed an electronic glove containing sensors that could one day give robotic hands the sort of dexterity that humans take for...