The solar-to-fuel dream lives on, as the “artificial leaf” team outlines a path to efficiencies that could make the technology viable.
President Obama’s pick to head the Energy Department is a renewables advocate – but his support for natural gas as a “bridge fuel” concerns enviros.
The incorporation of special nano-fibers could turn soldier uniforms into whole-body communicators.
Made from a combination of polymers, this new material changes shape when exposed to water: a reaction that could be used to produce electricity.
A research team from MIT has created a tiny robotic chain that, once reduced to the molecular scale, could someday revolutionize the way we create energy-efficient building materials.
At MIT, engineers believe they’ve found a new way of taking advantage of a wider spectrum of the sun’s energy in photovoltaic cells.
MIT researchers created a tiny chip that’s powered by the ear’s own electrical plant–without affecting hearing.