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New energy storage device could charge devices in a jiffy

Scientists have designed a new energy storage device that can store a charge up to 900 times greater than state-of-the-art supercapacitors. In a new study,...

New catalyst can convert carbon dioxide and water into ethanol

Scientists have discovered a new electrocatalyst that can consistently convert carbon dioxide and water into ethanol with very high energy efficiency and low cost. Because...

Scientists create first-ever battery-free Game Boy device

Researchers develop first-ever battery-free, energy-harvesting, interactive device. And it looks and feels like a retro 8-bit Nintendo Game Boy. A hand-held video game console allowing...

Scientists solve decades-old mystery of lithium-ion battery

For years, researchers have aimed to learn more about a group of metal oxides that show promise as key materials for the next generation...

Scientists create batteries that could make it easier to explore Mars

A new study could help create lighter, faster-charging batteries suitable for powering a spacesuit, or even a Mars rover. The study, which was funded by...

New AI is 1,000 times more energy efficient than existing AI system

Extremely energy-efficient artificial intelligence is now closer to reality after a study by UCL researchers found a way to improve the accuracy of a...

Scientists use fruit peel to turn old batteries into new batteries

Scientists led by Nanyang Technological University Singapore have developed a novel method of using fruit peel waste to extract and reuse precious metals from...

Scientists find new battery failure mechanism for electric vehicles

Researchers have identified a potential new degradation mechanism for electric vehicle batteries - a key step to designing effective methods to improve battery lifespan. The...

Hydrogen vehicles might soon become the global norm

Roughly one billion cars and trucks zoom about the world's roadways. Only a few run on hydrogen. This could change after a breakthrough achieved by...

This device could convert sunlight, CO2 and water into clean fuel

Researchers have developed a standalone device that converts sunlight, carbon dioxide and water into a carbon-neutral fuel, without requiring any additional components or electricity. The...