6 Feb 2023
Shell: Blue Hydrogen Process
Shell plc (formerly known as Royal Dutch Shell) is a British multinational oil and gas company. This company profile outlines Shell's blue hydrogen production process.
Full profile interview
3 Jan 2023
Mote is a California-based start-up developing a biomass gasification process that uses wood waste to produce hydrogen. The company's process is classified as a bioenergy with carbon capture and storage (BECCS) process.
29 Aug 2022
NASA's Webb Detects Carbon Dioxide in Exoplanet Atmosphere
NASA's James Webb Space Telescope has captured the first clear evidence for carbon dioxide in the atmosphere of a planet outside the solar system. This observation of a gas giant planet orbiting a Sun-like star 700 light-years away provides important insights into the composition and formation of the planet.
External press release
1 Jun 2022
Made-in-Arizona Superhuman Exoskeleton
Arizona-based innovators announced they are developing a new exoskeleton that will make workplaces safer for millions of workers in many industries. The wearable exoskeleton technology called PhenEx will help workers squat and lift heavy loads promoting overall worker health.
9 Feb 2022
Making Metal-Halide Perovskites Useful
Two of the main drawbacks of using tin-based metal halide perovskites in thin-film transistors have been simultaneously solved by an innovative hybrid 2D/3D structure proposed by scientists. Their findings will help unlock the potential of environmentally benign Sn-based MHPs in CMOS technology, paving the way for flexible and printable electronic devices.
26 Nov 2021
Ultrashort-Pulse Lasers Kill Bacterial Superbugs, Spores
Life-threatening bacteria are becoming ever more resistant to antibiotics, making the search for alternatives to antibiotics an increasingly urgent challenge. For certain applications, one alternative may be a special type of laser.
26 Oct 2021
Blue Origin and Sierra Space Developing Commercial Space Station
Blue Origin and Sierra Space today announced plans for Orbital Reef, a commercially developed, owned, and operated space station to be built in low Earth orbit. The station will open the next chapter of human space exploration and development by facilitating the growth of a vibrant ecosystem and business model for the future.
8 Oct 2021
The Hidden Potential of High Efficiency Solar Cells
One of the greatest challenges of solar cells is the Shockley-Queisser limit, the assumption that there is a fundamental limit to the amount of energy a solar cell can absorb and convert into usable energy.
25 May 2020
Marshaling AI in the Fight Against Covid-19
Artificial intelligence could play a decisive role in stopping the Covid-19 pandemic. To give the technology a push, the MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab is funding 10 projects at MIT aimed at advancing AI's transformative potential for society.
External press release
5 Mar 2020
3D Printing Glossary Now Available From PADT
PADT, a provider of numerical simulation, product development, and 3D printing products and services, announced the launch of the most comprehensive online Glossary of industry terms relevant to additive manufacturing.
31 Jan 2020
For Cheaper Solar Cells, Thinner Really is Better
Costs of solar panels have plummeted over the last several years, leading to rates of solar installations far greater than most analysts had expected. But with most of the potential areas for cost savings already pushed to the extreme, further cost reductions are becoming more challenging to find.
5 Sep 2019
New efficiency record for low-cost solar cell
Researchers have achieved a new record efficiency for low-cost semi-transparent perovskite solar cells in a breakthrough that could bring down the cost of generating solar electricity.
18 Jul 2019
Study contributes to the production of flexible electronic devices
Extremely light and even bendable optoelectronic equipment that supplies, detects and controls light will become commonplace in the near future. A great deal of research is progressing in this direction, as exemplified by a paper recently published.