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Freezing lithium batteries may make them safer and bendable

Freezing lithium batteries may make them safer and bendable

Apr 27, 2017 United States
A new method that could lead to lithium batteries that are safer, have longer battery life, and are bendable, providing new possibilities such as flexible smartphones.
ACS Forecourt Conference Report Birmingham UK 26 April

ACS Forecourt Conference Report Birmingham UK 26 April

Apr 27, 2017 United Kingdom
This conference concerned petrol stations in the UK. They have collapsed in number from 35,948 in 1971 to a mere 8,434 today. The collapse would have been worse were it not for hypermarkets opening new stations.
Toyota, ARM, VF Global, Galvani Bioelectronics to Open IDTechEx Show!

Toyota, ARM, VF Global, Galvani Bioelectronics to Open IDTechEx Show!

Apr 26, 2017 Worldwide
The IDTechEx Show! in Berlin, Germany on 10-11 May is Europe's most important event for those involved in technology scouting and product innovation, bringing together emerging technologies with global brands.
Building a better battery

Building a better battery

Apr 26, 2017 United States
From portable electronics to transportation and sending satellites into space, the quest for a better battery - lighter, safer, longer lasting - is drawing increasing interest in the scientific community.
Device pulls water from dry air, powered only by the sun

Device pulls water from dry air, powered only by the sun

Apr 25, 2017 United States
Imagine a future in which every home has an appliance that pulls all the water the household needs out of the air, even in dry or desert climates, using only the power of the sun.
Novel semiconductor nanofiber with superb charge conductivity

Novel semiconductor nanofiber with superb charge conductivity

Apr 24, 2017 Hong Kong
The Department of Mechanical Engineering of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University has developed a novel technology of embedding highly conductive nanostructure into semi-conductor nanofiber.
Project turns waste heat to electricity

Project turns waste heat to electricity

Apr 21, 2017 United States
Vast amounts of energy are wasted every year in the form of heat. A new project seeks to efficiently capture that heat and convert it to electricity.
Redox Flow Batteries - Markets, Trends, Applications

Redox Flow Batteries - Markets, Trends, Applications

Apr 20, 2017 1 Worldwide
Redox flow batteries are an energy storage technology initially developed by NASA in the 70's for space applications. After several years of intensive R&D, in 2006, several key patents on the technology expired, opening up the arena to companies all around the world.
Infrared-emitting device could allow energy harvesting from waste heat

Infrared-emitting device could allow energy harvesting from waste heat

Apr 19, 2017 United States
A new reconfigurable device that emits patterns of thermal infrared light in a fully controllable manner could one day make it possible to collect waste heat at infrared wavelengths and turn it into usable energy.
New battery coating could improve smart phones and electric vehicles

New battery coating could improve smart phones and electric vehicles

Apr 19, 2017 United States
High performing lithium-ion batteries are a key component of laptops, smart phones, and electric vehicles. Currently, the anodes, or negative charged side of lithium ion batteries, are generally made with graphite or other carbon-based materials.
How some battery materials expand without cracking

How some battery materials expand without cracking

Apr 18, 2017 United States
When you charge a battery, or when you use it, it's not just electricity but also matter that moves around inside.
Art of paper-cutting inspires self-charging paper device

Art of paper-cutting inspires self-charging paper device

Apr 17, 2017 United States
Researchers, reporting in the journal ACS Nano, have developed a light-weight, paper-based device inspired by the Chinese and Japanese arts of paper-cutting that can harvest and store energy from body movements.
Can Welsh marine energy really boost the economy?

Can Welsh marine energy really boost the economy?

Apr 14, 2017 United Kingdom
The end of March this year saw a flurry of activity in the Welsh marine sector.