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Innovation Technology

Quick-change materials break the silicon speed limit for computers

Aaron Jackson
Faster, smaller, greener computers, capable of processing information up to 1,000 times faster than currently available models. This could soon be possible by replacing silicon with materials that can switch back and forth between different
Environment Innovation Sustainability

Creating Liquid Fuel From The Air

Aaron Jackson
A firm from Stockton-on-Tees, UK, has succeeded in synthesising gasoline from water, and carbon dioxide (CO2) extract from the air. Air Fuel Synthesis Ltd (AFS) was founded in 2009 to create carbon-neutral liquid fuels from
Innovation Nature Technology

Hemp Derived Carbon Nanosheets Better Than Graphene

Aaron Jackson
Researchers at the University of Alberta in Canada have developed a high-performance electrode material for supercapacitors at just one-thousandth the cost of the more commonly used graphene. This advance could lead to supercapacitors that are
Environment Innovation Lifestyle Sustainability Technology

Salt Water Flow Cell Car Gets European Approval

Aaron Jackson
A car which uses an electrolyte flow cell power system is now certified for use on European roads. The car is called the Quant e-Sportlimousine, which made its debut at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show.
Innovation Technology

Finally, Induction Lightbulbs Renew Tesla Tech

Incandescent light bulbs have been under attack in recent years as proponents of energy saving technology support energy saving LED and CFL bulbs, some of the old bulbs have even been banned in the United
Innovation Technology

Vantablack: The Darkest Black, Like Staring Into A Black Hole

Katharine J. Tobal
Just when you thought black couldn’t get any darker, British engineering from Surrey NanoSystems have declared the latest (and blackest) version of what’s described as the “world’s darkest material,” which is called Vantablack. Created through a

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