'Nanocable' could be big boon for energy storage
Thanks to a little serendipity, researchers at Rice University have created a tiny coaxial cable that is about a thousand times smaller than a human hair and has higher capacitance than previously reported ...
Researchers discover a way to dramatically reduce distortion in long distance fiber cable
Live cables explain enigmatic electric currents
Researchers at Aarhus University, Denmark, made a sensational discovery almost three years ago when they measured electric currents in the seabed. It was unclear as to what was conducting the current, but ...
Slowing down microwaves in a chip
EPFL scientists have succeeded in capturing a microwave pulse within a chip for several milliseconds before releasing it with little loss. This extraordinary delay normally requires hundreds of miles of electrical ...
Japanese firm wants to transform the Moon into a giant solar power plant
Company develops conductive yarn for soldier uniforms
Cheaper and cleaner electricity from wave-powered ships (w/ video)
Compact high-temperature superconducting cables demonstrated at NIST
A researcher at the National Institute of Standards and Technology has invented a method of making high-temperature superconducting (HTS) cables that are thinner and more flexible than demonstration HTS cables ...
Iceland eyeing giant cable to sell power to Europe
Iceland is considering building the world's longest sub-sea electric cable to allow it to sell its geothermal and volcanic energy to Europe, the country's largest energy company said Monday.
Sub-sea electricity cable from Scotland to Norway planned
Palestinian inventor builds Gaza's first electric car
The boxy little white and blue vehicle draws plenty of curious stares as it chugs down the street. But this is no golf cart—it's Gaza's first hand-built electric car.
To get NBC, Comcast still has persuading to do
(AP) -- Before Comcast Corp. can transform the entertainment business by taking control of NBC Universal, it must convince Washington that the plan won't hurt rivals and consumers. And the promises the cable company has ...
Ammonia: Fertiliser to be handled with care
Fertiliser manufacturing has been implicated in a string of disasters prior to the deadly explosion on Wednesday that wrecked a facility in Texas.
Dutch 'Repair Cafe' give trash a new lease of life
A broken-down vacuum cleaner, an old bicycle, a torn shirt ... almost nothing is impossible to fix for a group of crafty Dutch volunteers dedicated to giving potential trash a second lease of life.