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Tokyo Tech: Lotus Leaf-Inspired Metamaterial Absorbs Entire Visible Light Spectrum

Researchers at the Tokyo Institute of Technology have used a lotus leaf as a template to fabricate a material that can absorb virtually the entire spectrum of visible light. Continue reading

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NREL: SunStop Window Technology Ready for Market NREL: SunStop Window Technology Ready for Market

NREL has developed a new technology for smart windows, which entrepreneur Loren Burnett is commercialising through his company e-Chromic Technologies, Inc. Continue reading

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Indiana University: Using Bacteria to Produce Hydrogen Sustainably

Scientists at Indiana University (IU), Bloomington, have created a highly efficient biomaterial that catalyses hydrogen formation, by encapsulating bacterial genes within a self-assembled protective viral shell. Continue reading

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Cambridge University: Moving closer to the ‘ultimate’ lithium-air battery

Researchers from the University of Cambridge have overcome some challenges in lithium-air batteries efficiency and performance and demonstrated a cell that is over 90% efficient. Continue reading

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MIT: Graphene filter to improve desalination efficiency

California’s drought has led the state to accelerate the construction of desalination plants; however, reclaiming seawater is a prohibitively expensive and energy. Now, an MIT team has developed a novel graphene filter that could greatly improve the efficiency of the … Continue reading

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