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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.


Browne is the chairman of Cuadrilla Resources and a partner in private equity firm Riverstone

Carbon chief: Lord Browne

21 Jul 2014 | By Stephen Harris

The former BP boss talks to Stephen Harris about fracking, fossil fuels and the business case for diversity


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London Mayor Boris Johnson is lobbying for a £10 additional charge for diesel cars to drive into Central London by 2020, and for road tax on diesel cars and all pre-2006 cars to be increased, to counter air pollution. What option most closely matches your opinion on this?

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Europe's largest tidal array in the Pentand Firth off Orkney will eventually generate up to 86MW of power. What will it take for tidal energy to make an appreciable contribution to the UK's energy needs?

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