Visitors to Aalto University’s Multidisciplinary Institute of Digitalisation and Energy Demo Day made solar cells from carbon nanobuds and blueberries.
Researchers at the University of Wisconsin developed a way to power medical nanotechnologies with the natural motions of the body, like blood flow and breath.
Optofluidics researchers say that by using fluids to direct and concentrate, we could boost the efficiency of already existing energy producing systems.
New research from Rice University suggests that carbon nanotech cables can be used to conduct electricity at a sixth of the weight of traditional metals.
Congressman Michael Honda has re-introduced legislation that could expand the appliance-focused Energy Star label to include electronic gadgets.
A team of researchers has been awarded a three-year, $1.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation to pursue super-efficient nanotech solar cells.
By placing nanocrystals of rock salt on it, researchers were able to boost the energy conversion efficiency of lead telluride without decreasing conductivity.
Researchers at the Brookhaven and Los Alamos National Laboratories report they have developed a self-assembling transparent conductive material.
A team of Stanford researchers says it captured more than 10 times the usual light energy by using nanoscale organic cells.
MIT researchers are using nanotech to develop a system that, just like plants, can harvest light, store energy and constantly regenerate itself.