While working on new ways to generate power for high-altitude aircraft, Lockheed Martin engineer Charles Chase stumbled upon an idea for a material that generates electricity when wind blows through it.
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KROONSTAD South Africa (Reuters) - A South African village has become the first in the world to be powered by fuel cells, companies behind the project said on Tuesday, in a new scheme which could help
So much for fighting to the bitter end -- Apple and Samsung have just announced an agreement that will see them end all patent lawsuits against each other outside of the US. For those not keeping score,
All electric vehicles currently in production use some form of lithium-ion chemistry in their battery packs. Finding ways of improving that chemistry is therefore very important — the aim being to make
When you think about how fashion will work alongside technology in the future, it might be hard to break from science-fiction-heavy ideas. However, fashionably using solar, wind and even kinetic energy
Put a team of designers into different waste facilities. Get them to observe how products and materials flow through those systems – not just from a processing perspective, but from a behavioural and perspective.