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One step closer to more efficient halide perovskite solar cells

One step closer to more efficient halide perovskite solar cells

Halide perovskite solar cells hold promise as the next generation of solar cell technologies. While researchers have developed techniques for improving their material characteristics, nobody...

Scientists find new way to speed up the discovery of new solar cell materials

A broad class of materials called perovskites is considered one of the most promising avenues for developing new, more efficient solar cells. But the virtually...
Scientists find a way to turn plastic waste into jet fuel

Scientists find a way to turn plastic waste into jet fuel

A research group led by Washington State University scientists has found a way to turn daily plastic waste products into jet fuel. In a new...
Scientists solve the solar cell defect mystery after decades of effort

Scientists solve the solar cell defect mystery after decades of effort

A team of scientists at the University of Manchester has solved a key flaw in solar panels after 40 years of research around the...

Walking with this flip-flop could generate electricity

Wearable devices that harvest energy from movement are not a new idea, but a material created at Rice University may make them more practical. The...
Scientists design new organic cathode material for lithium batteries

Scientists design new organic cathode material for lithium batteries

The new, sulfur-based material is more energy-dense, cost-effective, and environmentally friendly than traditional cathodes in lithium batteries. Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE)...
Scientists find new way to transform CO2 into fuels

Scientists find new way to transform CO2 into fuels

A research team from U of T Engineering has developed a new electrochemical path to transform CO2 into valuable products such as jet fuel...
'Zombie' molecules dramatically increase battery lifetime

‘Zombie’ molecules dramatically increase battery lifetime

This new flow battery brings molecules back from the dead. So-called zombie molecules cut the capacity fade rate of the battery at least a...
Scientists transforms water and carbon dioxide into fuels

Scientists find a way to transform water and carbon dioxide into fuels

Chemists at the University of Illinois have successfully produced fuels using water, carbon dioxide and visible light through artificial photosynthesis. By converting carbon dioxide into...
Scientists find new way to create high-capacity long-life batteries

Scientists find new way to create high-capacity long-life batteries

Engineers at the University of Tokyo continually pioneer new ways to improve battery technology. Professor Atsuo Yamada and his team recently developed a material that...

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Harvard scientists confirm an important cause of grey hair

When Marie Antoinette was captured during the French Revolution, her hair reportedly turned white overnight. In more recent history, John McCain experienced severe injuries as...

Scientists find the major cause of autism

In a new study, researchers discovered that autism is 80% reliant on inherited genes. That means that environmental causes are only responsible for 20% of...

This study finds a new cause of autism

Autism affects 1 in 59 children and is 4 times more common in boys than in girls, and it is a developmental disorder. People with...
These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

In a recent study from the University of East Anglia, researchers find that long-term use of anticholinergic antidepressants is linked to a higher risk...

This walking exercise can make older people healthy and fit

In a recent study from Shinshu University in Japan, researchers found an effective way to increase overall fitness and decrease lifestyle-related disease (LSD) through...