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Hydrogen as Alternative Fuel Stored Due to Nanocomposites

As well known most polluting fuels which create are those based on hydrocarbon. Since 1970s the best alternative to replace fossil fuel remained hydrogen.

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Smart Windows – Block Heat On Hot Days But Let In The Heat In Colder Weather

New materials science research could hasten the creation of “smart” windows that reflect heat from the sun on hot summer days but let in the heat in colder weather.

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Self-cooling effect in graphene at nanoscale

With the first observation of thermoelectric effects at graphene contacts, University of Illinois researchers found that graphene transistors have a nanoscale cooling effect that reduces their temperature.

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How to generate electricity  from fresh water and salty ocean water

Stanford researchers have developed a battery that takes advantage of the difference in salinity between freshwater and seawater to produce electricity.

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First practical nanogenerator could replace conventional batteries

After six years of intensive effort, scientists are reporting development of the first commercially viable nanogenerator, a flexible chip that can use body movements — a finger pinch now en route to a pulse beat in the future — to generate electricity.

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Green gadgets with carbon nanotube transistors for memory storage

Fast, low-energy memory for MP3s, smartphones and cameras could become a reality thanks to scientists.

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Aerogel To Improve Robotic Surgery

A spongy substance that could be mistaken for packing material has the nanotechnology world buzzing.

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Physicists Develop Scalable Method for Making Graphene

New research from the University of Pennsylvania demonstrates a more consistent and cost-effective method for making graphene, the atomic-scale material that has promising applications in a variety of fields, and was the subject of the 2010 Nobel Prize in Physics.

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Cheap and Easy Method for Assembling Nanowire at North Carolina State University

Researchers at North Carolina State University have developed a cheap and easy method for assembling nanowires, controlling their alignment and density.

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Hydrogen fuel available at petrol stations for consumers

Cella Energy was named the UK national winner for the Shell Springboard Awards 2011, for developing a technology which allows hydrogen to be stored in a cheap, practical way, bringing the prospect of hydrogen fuelled cars one step closer to reality.

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