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Structural change strengthens materials

4 Jul 2014

Researchers have found that by gradually changing the internal structure of metals they can make stronger materials.


Researchers gain fresh insights into battery electrode

11 Jun 2014

Researchers at MIT have observed the inner workings of a lithium-ion battery electrode.


Artificial sunlight tool helps to test the properties of solar cells

2 Jun 2014

Researchers have developed a laser-based instrument that generates artificial sunlight to help test solar cell properties and find ways to increase their efficiency.



Quiet revolution: bringing electric planes to market

12 May 2014 | By Stephen Harris

Airbus’s E-Fan could represent the first step on the path to an electric airliner.


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