Hybrid energy harvester generates electricity from vibrations and sunlight
'Accelerator on a chip' demonstrated
In an advance that could dramatically shrink particle accelerators for science and medicine, researchers used a laser to accelerate electrons at a rate 10 times higher than conventional technology in a nanostructured ...
LG Chem cable batteries may reshape mobile designs
Chemical engineers' research may lead to inexpensive, flexible solar cells (w/ Video)
(Phys.org) —Work by a team of chemical engineers at Penn State and Rice University may lead to a new class of inexpensive organic solar cells.
World's smallest magazine cover measures 11 x 14 micrometers (w/ Video)
To create more energy-efficient clouds and crunch Big Data faster, we need a new generation of technologies including novel transistors. But before we can put these future technologies into mass production, ...
Bend-it e-books get real with EPD in factory mode
Honda will recycle rare-earth metals from batteries
Graphene: New electronics material closer to commercial reality
(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers have developed a method for creating single-crystal arrays of a material called graphene, an advance that opens up the possibility of a replacement for silicon in high-performance ...
Toshiba announces chip to boost TransferJet
India develops 35-dollar 'laptop' for schools
India has come up with a 35-dollar touch-screen "laptop" -- a computing prototype that it aims to make available to students from elementary schools to universities.
Three-dimensional microtechnology with origami folding art
Antoine Legrain, doctoral degree candidate at the University of Twente, has developed a method to design microtechnology in three dimensions. The existing mini-electronics in computers and smartphones, for ...
Water and air are all you need to make ammonia—one of world's most important chemicals
Researchers have developed a method to produce ammonia simply from air and water. Not only is it more energy efficient than the century-old Haber-Bosch process currently in use all over the world, but it is also greener ...