Microsoft Research does Cloud-Offloaded GPS
Study reveals new factor that could limit the life of hybrid and electric car batteries
(Phys.org)—A new study of the batteries commonly used in hybrid and electric-only cars has revealed an unexpected factor that could limit the performance of batteries currently on the road.
Uh-oh, Intel. Globalfoundries to fast-forward into 14nm
Hydrogen fuel cell for phone charging set for 2013
Engineers develop novel system for producing conductive films
(Phys.org) -- Yale engineers have developed a novel automated system for generating strong, flexible, transparent coatings with promising uses in lithium-ion battery and fuel cell production, among other applications.
Single-inlet electric vehicle charging to showcase in LA
Code green: Energy-efficient programming to curb computers' power use
Soaring energy consumption by ever more powerful computers, data centers and mobile devices has many experts looking to reduce the energy use of these devices. Most projects so far focus on more efficient cooling systems ...
Electric cars get charged wirelessly in London (w/ Video)
Silver nanoparticles may one day be key to devices that keep hearts beating strong and steady
Diamonds and gold may make some hearts flutter on Valentine's Day, but in a University at Buffalo laboratory, silver nanoparticles are being designed to do just the opposite.
Glitter-sized solar photovoltaics produce competitive results
Sandia National Laboratories scientists have developed tiny glitter-sized photovoltaic cells that could revolutionize the way solar energy is collected and used.
Electric cars rolling out
Energy companies testing "liquid air" as a means of storing backup electricity
Research opportunities plentiful for next generation batteries
(Phys.org) —In the opening scene of the iconic movie of the 1960s, The Graduate, Benjamin Braddock, at a party to celebrate his college degree, is given one word of advice for his future: "Plastics." Were y ...
US followed Boeing's lead on 787 battery testing (Update 3)
U.S. regulators let Boeing help write the safety conditions for the problematic battery system in its beleaguered 787 "Dreamliner," prescribe how to test it and carry out those tests itself, according to ...