Superconducting circuits, simplified
Computer chips with superconducting circuits—circuits with zero electrical resistance—would be 50 to 100 times as energy-efficient as today's chips, an attractive trait given the increasing power consumption ...
Elliptic Labs powers up ultrasound for touchless gesturing
UK wind power share shows record rise
The United Kingdom wind power production has been enjoying an upward trajectory, and on Tuesday wind power achieved a significant energy production milestone, reported Brooks Hays for UPI. High winds from Hurricane Gonzalo were the force behind wind turbines outproducing nuclear power ...
Denmark champions wind power, sets record
Scientists help avert a nuclear medicine meltdown
University of British Columbia scientists have shown that small cyclotrons – particle accelerators the size of an SUV – can replace hulking nuclear power plants as the country's main source of medical ...
New mechanism discovered to convert light into electricity: The 'plasmoelectric effect'
Researchers from FOM Institute AMOLF and the California Institute of Technology have discovered a new method for the generation of electrical potentials using light. With the help of minutely sculpted metal ...
October was 'bumper' month for Scotland's renewables
Turmoil, conflicts cloud global energy future
GM plans affordable 200-mile electric car in 2017
General Motors plans to start selling an affordable electric car in 2017 that will be able to go 200 miles on a single charge.
Both liberals, conservatives can have science bias
New research suggests that liberals, as well as conservatives, can be biased against science that doesn't align with their political views.
TSMC, ARM see impressive results with FinFET process
Researchers explore power of thorium for improved nuclear design
The UK is playing a key role in an international project to develop a radical new type of nuclear power station that is safer, more cost-effective, compact, quicker and less disruptive to build than any previously constructed.