MIT Reduces Concrete’s Carbon Footprint

September 11, 2023 0

A team at MIT has discovered that introducing new materials into existing concrete manufacturing processes could significantly reduce concrete’s carbon footprint – whose production is currently estimated to be responsible for 8% of global carbon Read More

Soft Robotics Gains Muscle Mass

September 5, 2023 0

Soft robotics researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder have created a new type of robotic actuator – or “artificial muscle” – that mimics life-like movements. Notably, the actuator is composed of eco-friendly materials.   “You Read More

The New Wave Of Batteries

September 1, 2023 0

A team led by Mario Caironi, coordinator of the Printed and Molecular Electronics Laboratory at the Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, has developed the world’s first rechargeable edible battery, which has great potential for use in Read More

The New Smart Concrete

August 21, 2023 0

The University of Pittsburgh has a new concept for the development of smart civil infrastructure systems with the introduction of metamaterial concrete. The metamaterial concrete would be lightweight and mechanically-tunable, with integrated energy harvesting and Read More

Brewers Grain Turned Energy Storage!

August 18, 2023 0

A team from Friedrich Schiller University Jena in Germany are working with partners from Spain to test brewer’s spent grain as a bio-source for the production of materials for electrochemical energy storage systems. They were Read More

Meet The New Eco-Friendly Glass Of The Future

July 28, 2023 0

A research team from the Institute of Process Engineering (IPE) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences has developed an eco-friendly glass made from biologically derived amino acids or peptides. Traditional glass – which  is usually Read More

Battery Technology Gets A Price Cut

July 19, 2023 0

Researchers at Arizona State University are seeking to cut costs and stabilize the supply chain in battery technology by mixing lithium and sodium. Lithium’s rapidly increasing use in lithium-ion batteries for electric cars, computers, and Read More

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