Home Energy Page 2

Energy

Scientist make new breakthrough in rechargeable lithium metal battery

A Stanford-led research team invented a new coating that could finally make lightweight lithium metal batteries safe and long-lasting, which could usher in the...

Scientists find main cause behind lithium metal battery failure

Scientists have discovered the root cause of why lithium metal batteries fail. Bits of lithium metal deposits break off from the surface of the anode...

Scientists invent a battery-free sensor for underwater exploration

To investigate the vastly unexplored oceans covering most our planet, researchers aim to build a submerged network of interconnected sensors that send data to...

Scientists create new way to increase the efficiency of solar cells

Researchers at Columbia University have developed a way to harness more power from singlet fission to increase the efficiency of solar cells. This provides a...

Fracking prompts global spike in atmospheric methane

Methane has been rising rapidly in the atmosphere over the past decade, contributing to global climate change. Unlike the late 20th century when the...

Electric car charging stations may be portals for power grid cyberattacks

Electric cars are an essential component of a lower-carbon future. However, a new report raises the specter that plug-in electric vehicles — and the charging...

Scientists create greener and cheaper way to make patterned metals for solar cells

Patterning metals for electronics and solar cells can be slow, expensive and involve toxic chemicals Scientists from the Department of Chemistry at the University of...

Scientists discover key factors in how some algae harness solar energy

This could help produce more efficient and affordable algal biofuels. Scientists have discovered how diatoms - a type of alga that produce 20 percent of...

Nanowire arrays could improve solar cell efficiency

Solar cell efficiency can improve by using metal nanowire meshes that provide high transmissivity and high electrical connectivity, says new study. Transparent electrodes are a...

Why sodium-ion batteries don’t last as long

Batteries power our lives: we rely on them to keep our cell phones and laptops buzzing and our hybrid and electric cars on the road....

Most Popular

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...
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 popular painkiller may harm your blood sugar

In a new study, researchers found popular pain drug opioid tramadol (marketed as ConZip and Ultram) may increase the risk of developing hypoglycemia, or...

Popular high blood pressure drug may increase risk of bowel disease

High blood pressure harms one in ten adults across the globe, and it increases the risk of heart attack and stroke. The most common treatments...
Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damaging heart and kidneys

Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damage heart and kidneys

In a recent study, researchers found that a widely used type of painkiller may increase risks of heart failure and kidney disease. The type of...