22 Jun 2020
Directly Printing 3D Tissues Within the Body
A collaboration has produced a specially-formulated bio-ink designed for printing directly in the body.
15 Nov 2019
AI Learns to Design
Big design problems require creative and exploratory decision making, a skill in which humans excel. When engineers use artificial intelligence, they have traditionally applied it to a problem within a defined set of rules rather than having it generally follow human strategies to create something new.
1 Nov 2019
Lithium Ion Battery Design Charges an Electric Vehicle in 10 Minutes
Scientist have developed a lithium ion battery that charges at an elevated temperature to increase reaction rate but keeps the cell cool during discharge, showing the potential to add 200 miles of driving range to an electric car in 10 minutes.
4 Nov 2015
Supercapacitors record breaking performance for self-powered wearables
The NSF Nanosystems Engineering Research Center for Advanced Self-Powered Systems of Integrated Sensors and Technologies develops and employs nano-enabled energy harvesting, energy storage, nanodevices and sensors to create innovative battery-free, body-powered, and wearable health monitoring systems.
28 Aug 2012
Water based methods of electricity generation
Three water-based methods for electricity generation and the challenges that must be met before they can be used for widespread application.
22 Sep 2010
World's highest-efficiency silicon nanowire array photovoltaic device
Advancements in Illuminex's patented nanowire array production process are paving the way to commercial solar/photovoltaic textiles for rooftop power generation, PV textiles and other large solar power applications.
21 Sep 2010
Illuminex's highest-efficiency silicon nanowire array PV device
Advancements in Illuminex's patented nanowire array production process pave the way to commercial solar/photovoltaic textiles for rooftop power generation, PV textiles and other large solar power applications.