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Spin out takes on plastic oceans

Evoluted New Media | Added: 26 Mar 2018

A new spinout company founded on technology that can turn waste from plastic, tyres and biomass int…

Solar block reaches new heights

Evoluted New Media | Added: 2 Oct 2017

New technology created by a University of Exeter spin-out could see buildings powered using innovat…

Silk production explained

Evoluted New Media | Added: 28 Sep 2017

A better understanding of how silk is spun in the natural world could lead to greener ways of produ…

Green future for solar cells

Evoluted New Media | Added: 1 Aug 2017

Scientists from the University of Cambridge have proposed a green alternative to producing next-gen…

Modified sugarcane provides hope for future biofuel production

Evoluted New Media | Added: 19 Apr 2017

Scientists have genetically engineered sugarcane to produce oil in leaves and stems to increase pot…

Solar power utilised to produce hydrogen fuel

Evoluted New Media | Added: 30 Mar 2017

Scientists from the University of Cambridge have developed an easy, less energy intensive method to…

Scientists calculate future benefits of electric vehicles

Evoluted New Media | Added: 22 Nov 2016

Electric vehicles that run on batteries instead of hydrogen fuel cells are more likely to be enviro…

Lightbulb moment for food waste

Evoluted New Media | Added: 28 Nov 2015

Chemists have found a way to create light emitting diodes – which can efficiently convert electrici…

Laser shows promise for solar cell efficiency

Evoluted New Media | Added: 30 Apr 2014

Solar cells based on perovskite not only excel at absorbing light but at emitting it too, turning t…

Refrigerant replacement highly toxic on combustion

Evoluted New Media | Added: 17 Apr 2014

EU regulations suggest refrigerants in car air conditioning systems are replaced with a more enviro…

Organic solar cells in a spin

Evoluted New Media | Added: 13 Sep 2013

Manipulating the ‘spin’ of electrons in organic solar cells can drastically improve their performan…

Spray-painting solar cells

Evoluted New Media | Added: 23 Mar 2013

University of Sheffield researchers have made solar cells using a spray painting-like process. The …

“Wandering meatloaf” snail’s teeth may improve solar cells

Evoluted New Media | Added: 15 Feb 2013

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The teeth of a marine snail can be used to create less expensive, more efficient n…

Renewable energy success: hydrogen fuel cell produced using inexpensive catalyst

Evoluted New Media | Added: 3 Oct 2012

University of Cambridge scientists have produced hydrogen from water using an inexpensive catalyst,…