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Consumer Electronics, Technology, Battery, Alternative & Renewable Energy, Energy, Elizabeth Montalbano

- Jan 09, 2020

Adding Defects To Batteries Can Speed Charging

Pollyanna Sidell - Associated Environmental Systems

Typically, defects in particular chemical formulas are considered a bad thing. But researchers at Rice University have [...]

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Battery, Alternative & Renewable Energy, Energy

- Jan 08, 2020

Falling Battery Price Transforms Economics of Green Energy

Pollyanna Sidell - Associated Environmental Systems

A dramatic fall in the price of lithium-ion batteries over the past decade is transforming the economics of renewable energy [...]

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Consumer Electronics, Electronics, Technology, Alternative & Renewable Energy, Energy, UBNewsSource

- Jan 06, 2020

Scientists Create Thin Films With Tantalizing Electronic Properties

Pollyanna Sidell - Associated Environmental Systems

Scientists have created thin films made from barium zirconium sulfide (BaZrS3) and confirmed that the materials have alluring [...]

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Technology, Battery, Alternative & Renewable Energy, Energy

- Jan 03, 2020

Overheating, overcharging and 4 Other Things You Should Know

Pollyanna Sidell - Associated Environmental Systems

The growing emphasis on battery life is one reason why fast chargers are so ubiquitous. If the battery threatens to drain [...]

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3D Printing, Technology, Battery, Alternative & Renewable Energy, Energy, Donna Fuscaldo, Trevor English, Susan Fourtané, Fabienne Lang, Ali Halit Diker, IntEngineering

- Dec 31, 2019

The Future of Aviation: Electric Airplanes Will Decarbonize the Aviation Industry

Pollyanna Sidell - Associated Environmental Systems

Transportation The Future of Aviation: Electric Airplanes Will Decarbonize the Aviation Industry Electric airplanes are set [...]

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3D Printing, Technology, Battery, Alternative & Renewable Energy, Energy, Emerging Technology from the arXiv

- Dec 27, 2019

Is 3D Printing The Future of Battery Design?

Pollyanna Sidell - Associated Environmental Systems

The technology promises smaller, more capable batteries that can be integrated into products—and, perhaps, designed with [...]

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Technology, Battery, Alternative & Renewable Energy, Energy, Hepeng Jia, Bec Crew, Gemma Conroy

- Dec 20, 2019

Five Leading Early Career Researchers in Materials Science

Pollyanna Sidell - Associated Environmental Systems

The five researchers profiled here are emerging as star competitors in a highly competitive field. Whether building better [...]

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Technology, Alternative & Renewable Energy, Energy

- Dec 18, 2019

As Winter Rushes In, Corrosion Test Chamber are used to Simulate Road Salt Impacts on Future Car Designs

Pollyanna Sidell - Associated Environmental Systems

Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) professor—in collaboration with national laboratories and a global auto parts [...]

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Battery, Alternative & Renewable Energy, Energy

- Dec 17, 2019

Batteries Are Powering American Innovation

Pollyanna Sidell - Associated Environmental Systems

DOE is committed to the development of next generation manufacturing technologies that will keep jobs here at home, ensure [...]

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Technology, Nanotechnology, Battery, Alternative & Renewable Energy, Energy

- Dec 16, 2019

Diamonds in Your Devices: Powering The Next Generation of Energy Storage

Pollyanna Sidell - Associated Environmental Systems

Using conductive nanodiamond as electrode material in a water-based cell significantly increases its energy storage [...]

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Medical Devices, 3D Printing, Technology, The Conversation, Bob Brigham, Agence France-Presse
Jan 17,2020
3D Printing of Body Parts is Coming Fast – But Regulations Are Not Ready

In the last few years, the use of 3D printing has exploded in medicine. Engineers and medical professionals now routinely 3D[...]

Consumer Electronics, Electronics, Technology, Battery, Energy, EurekAlert
Jan 16,2020
A Breath of Fresh Air For Longer-running Batteries

DGIST researchers are improving the performance of lithium-air batteries, bringing us closer to electric cars that can use[...]

Technology, Battery, Energy, Daniel Oberhaus
Jan 15,2020
Scientists Made a Nearly Invincible Lithium-Ion Battery

This new type of battery can be cut, bent, soaked, shot, and lit on fire—and it still powers up just fine.

Lithium-ion[...]

Automobile, Electric Vehicles, Autonomous Vehicles, Science News, Articles, and Information
Jan 14,2020
McFord

This year Ford will be partnering with McDonalds to produce vehicle components made from Mcdonalds food waste products.[...]

Consumer Electronics, Electronics, Technology, Additive Manufacturing, IowaStateUNews
Jan 13,2020
Researchers Create Nanoscale Sensors To Better See How High Pressure Affects Materials

Researchers have developed new nanoscale technology to image and measure more of the stresses and strains on materials under[...]