Uranium from seawater factors into nuclear power

Uranium from seawater factors into nuclear power

As the world shifts from fossil fuels, additional sources of energy-on-demand will be needed to make up for lulls in wind or solar. A...
New hydronium-ion battery presents opportunity for more sustainable energy storage

New hydronium-ion battery presents opportunity for more sustainable energy storage

A new type of battery developed by scientists at Oregon State University shows promise for sustainable, high-power energy storage. It's the world's first battery to...
Looking for the next leap in rechargeable batteries

Looking for the next leap in rechargeable batteries

USC researchers have created a new battery membrane that brings the cycle life of next-generation lithium-sulfur batteries in line with their lithium-ion counterparts. USC researchers...
Living sensors at your fingertips

Living sensors at your fingertips

Cell-infused gloves and bandages light up when in contact with certain chemicals. Engineers and biologists at MIT have teamed up to design a new “living...
Efficient power converter for internet of things

Efficient power converter for internet of things

New design reduces converter’s resting power consumption by 50 percent. The "internet of things" is the idea that vehicles, appliances, civil structures, manufacturing equipment, and...
six-legged robot

Six-legged robots faster than nature-inspired gait

When vertebrates run, their legs exhibit minimal contact with the ground. But insects are different. These six-legged creatures run fastest using a three-legged, or "tripod"...
Printable solar cells just got a little closer

Printable solar cells just got a little closer

A U of T Engineering innovation could make printing solar cells as easy and inexpensive as printing a newspaper. Dr. Hairen Tan and his team...
Engineers Shrink Microscope to Dime-sized Device

Engineers shrink microscope to dime-sized device

Researchers at The University of Texas at Dallas have created an atomic force microscope on a chip, dramatically shrinking the size -- and, hopefully,...
Is a stretchable smart tablet in our future

Is a stretchable smart tablet in our future?

Engineering researchers at Michigan State University have developed the first stretchable integrated circuit that is made entirely using an inkjet printer, raising the possibility...
2017 Hyundai Ioniq hybrid and electric models soon to be available to U.S. consumers

2017 Hyundai Ioniq hybrid and electric models soon to be available to U.S. consumers

Hyundai Motor America has begun the first U.S. media drives of its Ioniq models in the beautiful Santa Barbara region of California, just as...

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