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IISc team ‘confirms’ superconductivity at room temperature, backed by 8 more experts now

June 13th, 2019 at 11:10 am » Comments Off

Levitation of a magnet on a superconductor When it first came out, the IISc study created quite a stir because superconductivity at room temperature is seen as the holy grail of physics. Bengaluru: Researchers from the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru, have reiterated their promising, if controversial, discovery of superconductivity at room temperature, with […]



COBE debuts ‘green oasis’ charging station to power electric vehicles in 15 minutes

June 11th, 2019 at 11:10 am » Comments Off

COBE presents the first of 48 ultra-fast charging stations in scandinavia, marking the inception of a new way of recharging vehicles on the road. the station, situated in the danish city of fredericia, is part of a larger network along the highways of denmark, sweden, and norway. german-based energy giant E.ON and danish e-mobility service […]



Energy researchers break the catalytic speed limit

June 8th, 2019 at 10:36 am » Comments Off

  A new discovery by University of Minnesota and University of Massachusetts Amherst researchers could increase the speed and lower the cost of thousands of chemical processes used in developing fertilizers, foods, fuels, plastics, and more. A team of researchers from the University of Minnesota and University of Massachusetts Amherst has discovered new technology that […]



The holy grail of lithium batteries

May 27th, 2019 at 2:34 am » Comments Off

Mark Bissett, lecturer in nanomaterials at The University of Manchester, poses for a photograph holding a model showing the hexagonal structure of graphene inside a laboratory at the National Graphene Institute facility, part of the The University of Manchester, in Manchester, U.K., on Thursday, April 12, 2018. Researchers are studying ways to use graphene in […]



Self-Powered wearable tech

May 17th, 2019 at 11:09 am » Comments Off

  For emerging wearable tech to advance, it needs improved power sources. Now researchers from Michigan State University have provided a potential solution via crumpled carbon nanotube forests, or CNT forests. Changyong Cao, director of MSU’s Soft Machines and Electronics Laboratory, led a team of scientists in creating highly stretchable supercapacitors for powering wearable electronics. […]



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