Humans have been using silk to make fabrics for more than six thousands years. It’s already one of the strongest fibers around, but researchers have made it even stronger — and electrically conductive. […]
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Amazon has just released its latest and greatest Kindle (the Kindle Oasis) sporting the best e-paper display yet thanks mostly to improved lighting through a greater number of LEDs. But for the next […]
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Solar panels have to be outside to operate, but the weather often doesn’t cooperate to deliver maximum sunlight. A team of scientists from Qingdao, China may have found a way for future solar […]
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The solar industry may have moths to thank for their latest breakthrough in zero-emission technology. Researchers from the University of Surrey have been trying to figure out how to make graphene, a wonderful […]
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Graphene has been the next big thing in a dozen different areas of technology for a decade now, but there are always just enough foibles that mainstream adoption is limited. While graphene has […]
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There are promising options like graphene and carbon nanotubes, but researchers think they might have an even better material: used cigarette butts.
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They are cheaper to manufacture, more efficient, and last longer than existing LED light bulbs. Available to buy in a few months.
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There is a growing focus at the moment on making all of our transportation more fuel efficient. This can be done in a number of ways, including developing ever more efficient engines. However, […]
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There’s a lot of research being done right now in the field of wearable electronics. We’re already seeing this in the form of gadgets such as health monitoring wristbands, smartwatches, and sensors built […]
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A breakthrough in spray-on thin film photovoltaics could dramatically lower the costs of cells while keeping efficiency high.
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With the help of a jet engine part, researchers have found an astonishingly simple way of creating cheap, high-quality sheets of carbon.
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In the race to build smaller, faster transistors scientists have been tinkering with graphene for the last decade. Graphene has many remarkable properties, but one major hurdle in the way of making microchips […]
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