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2020
22 Jan 2020

Finalists Announced for 2019 R&D 100 Awards

Finalists for the venerable R&D 100 Awards have been announced by R&D World magazine and its new parent company, WTWH Media, LLC.
2019
30 May 2019

Manned Electric Aircraft 2020-2030

IDTechEx Report: Dr Peter Harrop and Dr Richard Collins
7 Mar 2019

Electric School Buses and Midi Buses 2019-2039

IDTechEx Report: Dr Peter Harrop
31 Jan 2019

Energy Storage for Electric Buses and Trucks 2019-2029

IDTechEx Report: Dr Peter Harrop and Dr Na Jiao
2018
16 Nov 2018

Brain-computer interface advances prosthetics, therapies

Advances in connecting neural stimulation to physical control of the body are transforming the development of prosthetics and therapeutic training for people with disabilities, according to new research.
20 Jul 2018

Finding defects in 3D printing using gold

That glint of gold has always captured our eyes, but now the precious metal has a new use - finding defects in 3D printing.
28 Jun 2018

Supercapacitor Materials and Technology Roadmap 2019-2039

IDTechEx Report: Dr Peter Harrop
20 Apr 2018

A graphene roll-out

MIT engineers have developed a continuous manufacturing process that produces long strips of high-quality graphene.
23 Mar 2018

Research closer to revolutionary battery

The boom in wind energy faces a hurdle — how to effectively and cheaply store energy generated by turbines when the wind is blowing, but energy requirements are low.
16 Mar 2018

Graphene material strengthens nerve signaling in the brain

Less than 20 years after it was developed, a thin, resilient sheet of carbon atoms with remarkable properties known as graphene is transforming biomedical fields as far flung as tissue engineering, neuroprosthetics and drug discovery.
23 Feb 2018

Recyclable resin makes wind turbines more sustainable

Fields of spinning wind turbines inspire thoughts of earth-friendly energy, but until now, generating wind power hasn't been as sustainable as people may have thought.
2017
8 Dec 2017

Energy Independent Electric Vehicles: Land, Water, Air 2018-2038

IDTechEx Report: Dr Peter Harrop and Franco Gonzalez
22 Nov 2017

Battery-switching device promises more road time

Nissan Leafs, which go about 107 miles on a charge, sometimes end up relegated to commuter cars due to battery-life worries. The mass-market, standard Tesla Model 3 can go double that, but even that distance can be disconcerting on long road trips.
22 Sep 2017

One vaccine injection could carry many doses

Engineers have invented a new 3-D fabrication method that can generate a novel type of drug-carrying particle that could allow multiple doses of a drug or vaccine to be delivered over an extended time period with just one injection.
11 Aug 2017

Smart underwear prevents back stress

Engineers have combined the science of biomechanics and advances in wearable tech to create a smart, mechanized undergarment.
27 Jul 2017

Ultrathin device harvests electricity from human motion

Imagine slipping into a jacket, shirt or skirt that powers your cell phone, fitness tracker and other personal electronic devices as you walk, wave and even when you are sitting down.
15 May 2017

First-ever autonomously controlled capsule robot explores colon

New research shows that an 18-mm magnetized capsule colonoscope, which can be paired with standard medical instruments, successfully performed intricate maneuvers inside the colon while guided by an external magnet attached to a robotic arm.
2016
14 Nov 2016

High-performance batteries from junkyard scraps

Take some metal scraps from the junkyard; put them in a glass jar with a common household chemical; and, voilà, you have a high-performance battery.
1 Nov 2016

Giving surgical robots a human touch

A critical goal in modern surgery is to make procedures as safe and minimally invasive as possible, which often means using robotic tools.
8 Mar 2016

How to make electric vehicles that actually reduce carbon

An interdisciplinary team of scientists has worked out a way to make electric vehicles that only are not only carbon neutral but carbon negative, capable of actually reducing the amount of atmospheric carbon dioxide as they operate.