New research could lead to more efficient electrical energy storage
Lawrence Livermore researchers have identified electrical charge-induced changes in the structure and bonding of graphitic carbon electrodes that may one day affect the way energy is stored.
World's highest capacity microSD card unveiled by SanDisk
SanDisk Corporation today introduced the 200GB SanDisk Ultra microSDXC UHS-I card, Premium Edition, the world's highest capacity microSD card for use in mobile devices. In just one year after introducing ...
A model capable of simulating power fluctuations in large grids of photovoltaic power stations is patented
Iñigo de la Parra Laita, an industrial engineer of the NUP/UPNA-Public University of Navarre, has focused his PhD thesis on the grid integration of large photovoltaic power stations. Among the contributions of his research, ...
Caging of molecules allows investigation of equilibrium thermodynamics
High performance materials for gas storage, thermal insulators or nanomachines need a thorough understanding of the behavior of the material down to the molecular level. Thermodynamics, which have been developed ...
Demonstration of "CrystEna" energy storage system
Hitachi America, Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. and Demansys Energy, Inc. ("Demansys"), a smart grid technology company with offices in Connecticut and Troy, New York, announced today that ...
Geochemists model underground movement of stored carbon dioxide
Computer modeling by geochemists at Indiana University and colleagues in China and Sweden takes scientists several steps closer to understanding what happens when greenhouse gases are injected deep underground in a process ...
Researchers developed a cost-effective and efficient rival for platinum
Researchers succeeded in creating an electrocatalyst that is needed for storing electric energy made of carbon and iron.
Team makes stride in explaining 30-year-old 'hidden order' physics mystery
A new explanation for a type of order, or symmetry, in an exotic material made with uranium may lead to enhanced computer displays and data storage systems, and more powerful superconducting magnets for medical ...
Octopus robot makes waves with ultra-fast propulsion
Scientists have developed an octopus-like robot, which can zoom through water with ultra-fast propulsion and acceleration never before seen in man-made underwater vehicles.
Swiss bank on safe haven label to become world's data vault
Switzerland, facing an erosion of the banking secrecy laws that helped make it the world's banker, is now touting its reputation as a safe and stable haven to become a global data vault.
Structure control unlocks magnetization and polarization simultaneously
Scientists at the University of Liverpool have controlled the structure of a material to simultaneously generate both magnetisation and electrical polarisation, an advance which has potential applications ...
Box hits Wall Street with a bang after IPO
Cloud storage startup Box soared in its Wall Street debut Friday after a public share offering, pushing its market value to $2.7 billion.
Researchers find satellite measurements of rainforests underestimate carbon storage potential
When it comes to measuring the carbon storage potential of the Amazon forest, indigenous people might outperform sophisticated satellites.
M6P deficiency leaves B cells out of sorts
A group of white blood cells known as B cells, which play a key role in the human immune response, need a protein-targeting signal called mannose 6-phosphate (M6P) in order to proliferate, differentiate, ...