Sugar Cube-Sized Solid Oxide Fuel Cell

The world's smallest solid-oxide fuel cell(SOFC), as small as sugar cube, was recently developed by the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST). The sugar cube-sized SOFC is is operable at 550°C.
UTEC Billboard Collects Freshwater Directly from the Humidity in the Air

Lima, Perú – Freshwater From a Billboard, University of Engineering and Technology

If there's one thing that mars a skyline worse than a building in front of your favorite mountaintop, it's probably a billboard. Of course, a...

How to Encourage Others to Recycle (Nicely)

I can’t think of any good reasons not to recycle. It’s relatively easy, affordable, saves your city money, and it can make a huge...

New SOLO-TREC Thermal Engine Powers Ship Indefinitely by Using Ocean Energy

The Office of Naval Research is funding a project called "SOLO-TREC" (Sounding Oceanographic Lagrangian Observer -- Thermal RECharging), that uses the temperature difference in layers of the ocean to generate electricity and propel a ship theoretically indefinitely.

ATC Solar Curve – A Wireless Solar Charger for Electric Buses

Just as EVs have charging stations of their own, it's only natural that buses should have that, too. The only thing is that keeping...
Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Electric Drive

Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Electric Drive is For the Few

The Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Electric Drive is another beast entirely and, for its price, assures an even smaller market share than the top-of-the-line Tesla Model S. Mention...
Expensive Energy and Chemical Processes in the Oil Refinery Add to Fuel Prices

Shape-Sorting Compound Could Reduce Fuel Prices, University of California Says

Supply and demand have some effect on fuel prices, but there are a lot of intermediate steps that go into the price you pay...

Scientists Combine Energy Storage and Solar Cells in Tiny Fibers

Scientists developed a unique fabric, which can harness solar energy and store it for later use. There are quite a number of crowdfunding projects out...

How To Build a Solar Powered Car for Your Kids

Here's a little tricky experiment that you can do on your own at home. It's very simple to do, all you have to have...

Composite Nanomaterials Remove Microbes and Chemical Contaminants From Drinking Water

A prototype developed by researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology Medras in Chennai, India, purifies 10 litres of water at a time, making...