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24 Feb 2017
San Diego to become America's smartest city
San Diego is affectionately known as America's finest city, but the Southern California metropolis will soon become America's smartest city.
24 Feb 2017
Printable solar cells just got a little closer
This alternative solar technology could lead to low-cost, printable solar panels capable of turning nearly any surface into a power generator.
22 Feb 2017
QD Solar secures Series A Financing from an international consortium
QD Solar has announced the closing of Series A funding led by DSM Venturing with participation from existing investors, KAUST Innovation Fund and MaRS Innovation.
21 Feb 2017
Low-power chip could make speech recognition ubiquitous
Whereas a cellphone running speech-recognition software might require about 1 watt of power, the new chip requires between 0.2 and 10 milliwatts, depending on the number of words it has to recognize.
20 Feb 2017
The little bacterium that could
Researchers replace membrane proteins in bacteria with a molecule they created and gain control over their ability to produce electricity
17 Feb 2017
Long-lasting flow battery could run for more than a decade
Researchers have developed a new flow battery that stores energy in organic molecules dissolved in neutral pH water. This new chemistry allows for a non-toxic, non-corrosive battery with an exceptionally long lifetime and offers the potential to significantly decrease the costs of production.
15 Feb 2017
New metamaterials could improve energy absorption and harvesting
The team is looking forward to leveraging these topological mechanical metamaterials for various applications, optimizing them, and carving devices out of them for applications in soft robotics, prosthetics and energy harvesting.
14 Feb 2017
Tiny DNA walker harvests energy from RNA
Researchers have introduced a new type of "super-resolution" microscopy and used it to discover the precise walking mechanism behind tiny structures made of DNA that could find biomedical and industrial applications.
13 Feb 2017
Dual-function nanorod LEDs could make multifunctional displays
Cellphones and other devices could soon be controlled with touchless gestures and charge themselves using ambient light, thanks to new LED arrays that can both emit and detect light.
10 Feb 2017
New IDTechEx report reveals much larger drone opportunity
Just when many investors are running for the exit, having burnt their fingers with toy drones and the like, IDTechEx reveals a much bigger picture with considerable potential for the level-headed.