Aerogels: Airy and efficient

Researchers have developed a new photocatalyst made from an aerogel that could enable more efficient hydrogen production. The key is sophisticated pretreatment of the material......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyDec 1st, 2021

Startup successfully deploys compact and fuel-efficient satellite engine into space

Aliena, a tech spin-off from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore), has today deployed into space a nanosatellite fitted with a fuel-efficient engine it has developed. The nanosatellite was sent from the SpaceX Falcon 9's Transp.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsJan 14th, 2022

Five great treadmill training sessions for beginners

Almost every gym hosts a fleet of treadmills. As an alternative to running outside or an addition to your workout, they're an efficient tool whatever your.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJan 13th, 2022

Study shows most efficient ways to capture invasive lionfish

Although time is in short supply in the war against the lionfish invasion in the Atlantic and Caribbean, a University of Alberta study suggests taking time to plan the where, when and who of this fight will give wildlife officials the best shot at ke.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 10th, 2022

In situ ion-exchange preparation methods developed for efficient electrocatalytic water oxidation

Using a simple redox-precipitation approach, a research team has recently reported their synthesis of ultrathin NiCoFe-NDA (NDA=2,6-naphthalenedicarboxylic acid) nanosheets for high efficiency oxygen evolution reaction (OER) in anion exchange membran.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 7th, 2022

Terahertz light-driven spin-lattice control: A new potential path to faster and more efficient data storage

An international team of researchers from the University of Cologne (Germany), Radboud University Nijmegen (The Netherlands), the Ioffe Institute and the Prokhorov General Physics Institute (Russia) has discovered a new mechanism to control spin-latt.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsJan 6th, 2022

Organic light emitting diodes operated by 1.5 V battery

Researchers at Institute for Molecular Science, and University of Toyama, in Japan, report an efficient organic light emitting diode (OLED) operable by a 1.5-V battery that produces bright emission equivalent to luminance of a typical display. The OL.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsJan 6th, 2022

Mercedes-Benz Vision EQXX concept is a luxury EV with a 621-mile range

Mercedes-Benz is bringing an ultra-efficient EV to CES 2022 with world-beating range, but you can't buy one......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJan 4th, 2022

3D semiconductor particles offer 2D properties

When it comes to creating next-generation electronics, two-dimensional semiconductors have a big edge. They're faster, more powerful and more efficient. They're also incredibly difficult to fabricate......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJan 3rd, 2022

Best cheap space heater deals for January 2022

Stay warm in cold spots year round without breaking the bank with these efficient space heaters......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJan 2nd, 2022

James Webb Space Telescope"s Smooth Launch Extended Its Life Expectancy, NASA Says

The James Webb Space Telescope should be able to remain in orbit for more than 10 years, thanks to a fuel-efficient launch on Christmas Day, according to NASA. From a report: The telescope was carried aboard the Arianespace Ariane 5. Despite two brie.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsDec 29th, 2021

Harnessing "big data" via meta-analysis of commercial Pt/C measurements for oxygen reduction reaction

Developing low-cost and highly efficient electrocatalysts for oxygen reduction reaction (ORR) to replace commercial Pt/C has always been desired to greatly reduce the cost of polymer electrolyte membrane (PEM) fuel cells. The parameter of half-wave p.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 27th, 2021

Integrated photonics meets electron microscopy

Scientists in Switzerland and Germany have achieved efficient electron-beam modulation using integrated photonics—circuits that guide light on a chip. The experiments could lead to entirely new quantum measurement schemes in electron microscopy......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 22nd, 2021

New materials for quantum technologies

While conventional electronics relies on the transport of electrons, components that convey spin information alone may be many times more energy efficient. Physicists at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) and the Max Planck Institute for Solid.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 22nd, 2021

Breakthrough identification of proteins necessary for muscle regeneration

A researcher has identified the proteins necessary for efficient regeneration of skeletal muscles after acute injury and in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) clearing the way for drug development for skeletal muscle diseases......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsDec 22nd, 2021

Novel algorithm allows for efficient and accurate verification of quantum devices

Technologies that take advantage of novel quantum mechanical behaviors are likely to become commonplace in the near future. These may include devices that use quantum information as input and output data, which require careful verification due to inh.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 22nd, 2021

New atomically thin material could improve efficiency of light-based tech

Solar panels, cameras, biosensors and fiber optics are technologies that rely on photodetectors, or sensors that convert light into electricity. Photodetectors are becoming more efficient and affordable, with their component semiconductor chips decre.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 21st, 2021

Cuttlefish-Like Robots Are Far More Efficient Than Propeller-Powered Machines

New York-based firm Pliant Energy Systems is building a marine system reminiscent of the cuttlefish with its rippling underwater motion, a report from The Economist reveals. The company's biomimetic machine, called Velox, is based on the principle th.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsDec 21st, 2021

Breakthrough identification of proteins necessary for muscle regeneration

A researcher at the University of Houston College of Pharmacy has identified the proteins necessary for efficient regeneration of skeletal muscles after acute injury and in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD). Ashok Kumar, Else and Philip Hargrove Endo.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 20th, 2021

Electric vehicles ask a lot of their tires—here’s why

EVs have more mass and lots of torque, but the tires need to be efficient and quiet. Enlarge / Pirelli recently introduced a high load (HL) version of its P Zero performance tire, designed to cope with the greater mass of an electric v.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsDec 16th, 2021

A mathematical model may give more efficient climate talks

Achieving consensus among countries in global climate negotiations is a long and complicated process. Researchers at Linköping University have developed a mathematical model that describes the achievement of the 2015 Paris Agreement and that may con.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 15th, 2021