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Error forecasting for safer fusion energy

Added: 24 Sep 2020

Bringing the power of the sun to Earth requires sound theory, good engineering, and a little finess…

Plant-based supercapacitor delivers 900 x energy efficiency

Added: 11 Sep 2020

In a new study, researchers at Texas A&M University have described their novel plant-based energy s…

Environmentally friendly silicon recycling

Added: 10 Sep 2020

Skoltech scientists and their colleagues from Lomonosov Moscow State University (MSU) have develope…

Plugging the power leak for fusion reactions

Added: 6 Aug 2020

Scientists have found a novel way to prevent pesky magnetic bubbles in plasma from interfering with…

Algae as living biocatalysts for a green industry

Added: 13 Jul 2020

Better still: living algae can be used as biocatalysts for certain substances, and they bring the c…

Viable sodium-ion battery for sustainable energy storage

Added: 3 Jun 2020

Washington State University (WSU) and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) researchers have…

Biohybrid organic battery combines nanocomposite and bacteria

Added: 27 May 2020

Scientists from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) have developed a programmable, biohybrid ma…

Will our climate bounce back as a result of the COVID-19 lockdown?

Added: 20 May 2020

Stanford research study envisions energy and environment landscape after COVID-19, pinpointing redu…

Space-based reflectors to boost solar power

Added: 2 Apr 2020

A project exploring the use of space-based reflectors to shine sunlight towards Earth-bound solar f…

Nanoarray breakthrough aids electric vehicles

Added: 4 Mar 2020

A team from the University of Bristol have developed a new type of nanoelectromechanical relay to e…

Graphene device bridges the terahertz gap

Added: 5 Feb 2020

Researchers have used graphene to create a device which will unlock the elusive terahertz wavelengt…

Combinatorial look at black holes a decade away

Added: 14 Jan 2020

A new study by a group of researchers at the University of Birmingham has found that collisions of …

11,000 scientists declare climate emergency

Added: 6 Nov 2019

More than 11,000 scientist signatories support new a paper warning of “untold human suffering” that…

UK government withdraws fracking support

Added: 4 Nov 2019

The government has withdrawn its support of fracking in England until further scientific evidence i…

Wellcome Trust on the hunt for best public engagement

Added: 16 Oct 2019

The Wellcome Trust has launched an initiative to find the best examples of public engagement projec…

SERC experiments show CO2 stunts wetlands

Added: 27 Sep 2019

While CO2 is essential for plant growth, excessive CO2 in the atmosphere is stunting growth in mars…

PM reintroduces graduate visa

Added: 18 Sep 2019

A new work visa introduced by Boris Johnson’s government will allow international science students …

Scalable membrane could filter greenhouse gases

Added: 11 Sep 2019

A new membrane filtration could be used to separate greenhouse gases from waste emissions on an ind…

$5.8M for renewable photocatalytic converter

Added: 10 Sep 2019

Houston-based plasmonics company Syzygy has raised $5.8 million to develop its eco-friendly photoca…

Scaled-down reactor turns greenhouse gas into fuel

Added: 4 Sep 2019

A newly-developed reactor containing a 2D catalyst is able to covert atmospheric CO2 into pure liqu…