Ten Times Longer Battery Life Thanks to New Semiconductor Material

Novel methods and materials that can be used in building integrated circuits have the potential to reduce power, which would ultimately lead to extending...
Airbus A320 eTaxi is "More Than Twice as Fuel-Efficient" on the Ground

Taxiing Green With Airbus A320’s Fuel-Efficient eTaxi System

In the air, the Airbus A320 passenger plane is one of the most fuel-efficient single-aisle aircraft that airlines can invest in. On the ground, however,...

LCD Screens That Recover Their Own Backlight Energy to the Battery, Invented at UCLA

A team of UCLA engineers led by Yang Yang, a professor of materials science at UCLA Engineering, have invented a new photovoltaic polarizer that,...

DIY Solar Cell from Tea and Donuts

The Holy Grail of energy has been, is, and will be the solar power. Numerous solutions of converting solar power have existed along the centuries, and people have always used the Sun to power things up, except for the last hundred years or so - that's the main reason we all got into troubles with mother nature.

New Biofuel Made out of Plant Cellulose

George Huber of the University of Massachusetts-Amherst (UMass) and his students Torren Carlson and Tushar Vispute announced the first direct conversion of plant cellulose...

MIT Researchers’ New Device Generates Electricity From Air

Just because solar and wind power are making an incredible progress, it does not mean that the other renewable energy sources should be neglected and...

Apple Stops the Use of Two Toxic Chemicals in Assembling iPhone

In recent years, the incredible over-production of bigger (and smaller) and better electronic gadgets, has triggered huge debates over e-waste dump sites and exposure...

Israeli Hobbyist Makes a Bicycle Out of Cardboard

Is it possible to make a bicycle out of cardboard, you might ask. The answer is yes, and if you do not feel like...

India Unveils its Second Green Airport

Indian Prime Minister, Sri Narendra Modi, has inaugurated India's second green airport in Vadodara last Saturday. The first one was unveiled in Kochi last...

Sub-Nano Platinum Particles Make Fuel Cells 13 Times Better

Nano-sized machinery makes me shiver. Thinking at a molecular and atomic level when speaking about technology makes me wonder even more. Even if I consider myself a logic person, extremely small and extremely large objects impress me.