7 May 2020
European Collaboration on Innovative Membrane-less Redox Flow Battery
The EU recently awarded €4Million to the MELODY consortium, to develop low cost, innovative batteries for large-scale energy storage, as part of the Horizon 2020 program 'Advanced Redox Flow Batteries for stationary energy storage.'
26 Mar 2020
The Worldwide Test for Covid-19
A look into the molecular diagnostic landscape.
26 Feb 2020
Artificial Intelligence Yields New Antibiotic
Using a machine-learning algorithm, researchers have identified a powerful new antibiotic compound. In laboratory tests, the drug killed many of the world's most problematic disease-causing bacteria, including some strains that are resistant to all known antibiotics. It also cleared infections in two different mouse models.
11 Oct 2019
Beef 3D printed in space for the first time
Aleph Farms has successfully taken "one small step for man and one giant leap for mankind" in producing meat on the International Space Station.
14 Aug 2019
Aleph Farms is a cultured meat start-up based in Rehovot, Israel. It uses proprietary technology to grow steaks directly onto a scaffold.
12 Mar 2019
SniffPhone detects cancer from breath
SniffPhone, currently in its prototype phase, enables early diagnosis of gastric cancer from a person's exhaled breath. The new method may revolutionise cancer screening all over the world.
2 Dec 2016
New technology aims to make photovoltaic cells 70% more effective
Researchers have developed a technology that could improve the efficiency of photovoltaic cells by nearly 70 percent.
18 Jul 2016
New way to turn electricity into light, using graphene
This entirely new way of converting electricity into visible radiation is highly controllable, fast, and efficient, the researchers say, and could lead to a wide variety of new applications.
6 Jun 2016
InEnSto is an Israeli startup developing primary batteries with unprecedented energy density. Technology Analyst Lorenzo Grande interviewed their team.
4 Jan 2016
Scientists make breakthrough in boosting solar cell power
A new light trapping technique has enabled more than 30% power enhancement of an ultrathin solar cell.
4 Mar 2015
Piezoresistive Sensors - Part 3 of 3
This final article in the three part series looks at emerging technologies in relation to piezoresistive sensors. It covers quantum tunnelling composite (QTC), interpolation for large area sensing, piezoresistive textiles and artificial skin.
3 Jul 2014
Huge new influx of partners to the Graphene Flagship project
To coincide with Graphene Week 2014, the European Commission is proud to announce that the Graphene Flagship, one of the largest-ever European research initiatives, is doubling in size.
16 Aug 2013
Artificial skin that senses touch, humidity and temperature
Using tiny gold particles and a kind of resin, a team of scientists at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology has discovered how to make a new kind of flexible sensor that one day could be integrated into electronic skin, or e-skin.
5 Jun 2013
Elbit System is an international defense electronics company. They have diversified into energy storage technology through a comprehensive supercapacitor research program. They are focusing on aqueous electrolyte based supercapacitors, which are safer but with lower performance than organic electrolyte based supercapacitors. However based on improvements in electrode materials (such as carbon nanotubes) they are closing the performance gap. They are a company with high-level research capabilities.
22 Mar 2013
New nanotech fiber: robust handling, shocking performance
Rice University's latest nanotechnology breakthrough was more than 10 years in the making, but it still came with a shock.
30 Jul 2012
Utah physicists invent 'Spintronic' LED
New technology promises brighter TV and computer displays
7 Dec 2010
Pads to harvest energy from trains
Innowattech has broadened their energy harvesting designs to harvest energy from railways as well as roads.
13 Jul 2010
Graphene could be used for touch-screen displays
New research could yield novel composites and touch-screen displays.