Flexible, paper-based supercapacitor could improve performance of hybrid electric vehicles
Lithium-ion battery with new chemistry could power electric vehicles
Layered '2-D nanocrystals' promising new semiconductor
(Phys.org) —Researchers are developing a new type of semiconductor technology for future computers and electronics based on "two-dimensional nanocrystals" layered in sheets less than a nanometer thick that ...
Better batteries from waste sulfur
A new chemical process can transform waste sulfur into a lightweight plastic that may improve batteries for electric cars, reports a University of Arizona-led team. The new plastic has other potential uses, ...
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.
Society of Automotive Engineers adopts J1772 combo plug as standard for electric vehicles
Wheel hub motor concept drives hybrid progress at MTSU
Delphi gasoline-injection engine technique rivals hybrid's edge
Honda will recycle rare-earth metals from batteries
Scientists watch a next-generation ferroelectric memory bit switch in real time
For the first time, engineering researchers have been able to watch in real time the nanoscale process of a ferroelectric memory bit switching between the 0 and 1 states.
Study finds benefits of plug-in vehicles depend on battery size
Thinking about buying a new plug-in vehicle? You may want to check the size of its battery first.
500 years ago, yeast's epic journey gave rise to lager beer
(PhysOrg.com) -- In the 15th century, when Europeans first began moving people and goods across the Atlantic, a microscopic stowaway somehow made its way to the caves and monasteries of Bavaria.
With secondhand gene, 'freaky mouse' defeats common poison
Over millennia, mice have thrived despite humanity's efforts to keep them at bay. A Rice University scientist argues some mice have found two ways to achieve a single goal -- resistance to common poison.