Artificial light-harvesting method achieves 100% energy transfer efficiency
Cheap, abundant cathode material found for producing hydrogen fuel (w/ video)
Chemists fabricate 'impossible' material
Lithium-ion battery with new chemistry could power electric vehicles
Engineered yeast could produce low-cost plastics from renewable resources
Crystal cantilever lifts objects 600 times its own weight (w/ Video)
Scientists Investigate How Fireflies Emit Different Colors of Light
Porphyrin Dimers Increase Efficiency of Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells
Scientists Make Ink Disappear, Make Paper Reusable
Hybrid materials could smash the solar efficiency ceiling
(Phys.org) —A new method for transferring energy from organic to inorganic semiconductors could boost the efficiency of widely used inorganic solar cells.
Researchers discover a way to tease oxygen molecules from carbon dioxide
Harvesting hydrogen fuel from the Sun using Earth-abundant materials
The race is on to optimize solar energy's performance. More efficient silicon photovoltaic panels, dye-sensitized solar cells, concentrated cells and thermodynamic solar plants all pursue the same goal: to ...
Researchers create materials that reproduce cephalopods' ability to quickly change colors and textures
Cephalopods, which include octopuses, squid, and cuttlefish, are among nature's most skillful camouflage artists, able to change both the color and texture of their skin within seconds to blend into their ...
Scientists develop a water splitter that runs on an ordinary AAA battery
In 2015, American consumers will finally be able to purchase fuel cell cars from Toyota and other manufacturers. Although touted as zero-emissions vehicles, most of the cars will run on hydrogen made from ...