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The Robojelly built on nanotechnology and powered by hydrogen and oxygen

Researchers at The University of Texas at Dallas and Virginia Tech have created an undersea vehicle inspired by the common jellyfish that runs on renewable energy and could be used in ocean rescue and surveillance missions.

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Cheap batteries based on biological polymer

A breakthrough for inexpensive electricity from solar cells, and a massive investment in wind power, will mean a need to store energy in an intelligent way.

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Liquid-like materials for new thermoelectric devices

In the continual quest for better thermoelectric materials—which convert heat into electricity and vice versa—researchers have identified a liquid-like compound whose properties give it the potential to be even more efficient than traditional thermoelectrics.

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Biofuels for the airplane industry as a common denominator

Affordable biofuels for the airplane industry is the common aim for all rivals plane makers such as Airbus, Boeing and Embraer.

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Car2go launches a car-sharing project this fall in Birmingham

Car2go announced the debut of the urban mobility scheme in UK starting this fall its car-sharing project in Birmingham.

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Solar cell using carbon nanotubes turns windows into generators

Imagine a world where the windows of high-rise office buildings are powerful energy producers, offering its inhabitants much more than some fresh air, light and a view.

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The piezoelectric effect in graphene at nanoscale

By depositing atoms on one side of a grid of the “miracle material” graphene, researchers at Stanford have engineered piezoelectricity into a nanoscale material for the first time. The implications could yield dramatic degree of control in nanotechnology.

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Researchers begin graphene production

A group of researchers at Linköping University are now marketing their method of producing graphene. There is great interest in the Nobel Prize-winning material, which is suitable for things such as high-frequency electronics.

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More efficient and cost effective hydrogen fuel cells

Hydrogen fuel cells, like those found in some “green” vehicles, have a lot of promise as an alternative fuel source, but making them practical on a large scale requires them to be more efficient and cost effective.

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Michigan University Researchers Developed Cardiac Pacemakers to be charged due to human body motion

Cardiac pacemakers save many lives but have batteries with short time life.

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