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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.

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Researchers gain fresh insights into battery electrode

11 Jun 2014

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

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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.

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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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