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‘Bugs can be tweaked into powerhouses’


January 9th, 2012 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 8 (IANS) Insects can be tweaked to produce biofuels to power sensors and recording devices -- or just to control the bug.The finding is yet another in a ... Read more...

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Soon, mobile technology to provide drinking water and electricity


May 4th, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4 (ANI): Ever wondered if mobile technology could convert non-potable water into drinking water and extract hydrogen from it to generate electricity?A team of researchers has developed an aluminum ... Read more...

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New alloy could provide cheap drinking water to villages


May 4th, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 4 (IANS) A new aluminum alloy could convert sea or freshwater into drinking water while also extracting hydrogen to generate power.Such a technology could help provide power and ... Read more...

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New green, cheap hydrogen cartridges to fuel laptops, phones


February 18th, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): SiGNa Chemistry Inc. has created new hydrogen cartridges - a cheap, eco-friendly and portable solution to produce electric power for laptops and phones.The source of these cartridges is ... Read more...

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Nitrates in spinach make you big, strong


February 2nd, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 2 (IANS) The humble spinach makes you big and strong, but that is thanks to the presence of nitrates not iron.Scientists say nitrates, found abundantly in green leafy vegetables, boost ... Read more...

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‘Batman’ movies inspire real-world tank design


December 28th, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 28 (ANI): Researchers have taken inspiration from the Batman movies to design seven new conceptual vehicles that may help fight crime.According to technology blog The Engineer, project leader Hisham Awad, ... Read more...

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Diesel could be the ‘future green fuel’


November 10th, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 10 (ANI): A Norwegian company is working to make diesel the new environmentally friendly source of energy.Nordic Power Systems, in conjunction with Cal Tech spin-off SAFCell Inc., recently released a ... Read more...

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Rat-implanted biofuel-cell to power devices via body fluids


September 16th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 16 (ANI): A newly-developed fuel cell is changing how alternative energy is derived from biofuels- the implanted device draws power from chemicals in living animals.Dubbed a glucose biofuel ... Read more...

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Soon, recharge laptops and cell phones with soda pop, vegetable oil


August 26th, 2010 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 26 (ANI): Ever thought of "recharging" your cell phones, laptops and other portable electronics with a sugar fix from a shared sip of soda pop or even a dose of ... Read more...

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New human fuel cell powered by air, sugar


May 26th, 2010 - 3:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 26 (ANI): You can soon power your body, your mind, and your implants by the air you breathe and the food you eat-researchers have successfully implanted the first sugar-and-oxygen-powered biofuel ... Read more...

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Novel way to turn water into hydrogen fuel found


April 12th, 2010 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 12 (ANI): A team of MIT researchers has genetically modified a virus that can exploit sunlight to split water into oxygen and hydrogen.Splitting water is one way to solve ... Read more...

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Nano-scale “fuses” generate 100 times more energy than conventional batteries


March 10th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 10 (ANI): A new American research has found that miniature tubes layered with a chemical fuel can generate 100 times more electrical power by weight than conventional batteries.When these nano-scale ... Read more...

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Indian origin scientist’s “bloom box” may power homes of the future


February 23rd, 2010 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 23 (ANI): A scientist of Indian origin has made fuel-cell-powered invention called a "bloom box", which could be used to power individual homes in the future, while being environmentally friendly. ... Read more...

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New scientific discoveries moving society toward era of “personalized solar energy”


December 17th, 2009 - 3:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 17 (ANI): A report by an international expert on solar energy has determined that new scientific discoveries are moving society toward the era of "personalized solar energy," in which the ... Read more...

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Society moving towards era of “personalized solar energy”


November 5th, 2009 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 5 (ANI): An international expert on solar energy has determined in a new report that new scientific discoveries are moving society toward the era of "personalized solar energy," in which ... Read more...

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Oz kids suffering caffeine overdose from energy drinks


October 3rd, 2009 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 3 (ANI): A new survey has revealed that more than three quarters of energy drinks sold in New South Wales, which are easily available to children, contain illegal levels of ... Read more...

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Glucose could potentially power our gadgets, cars


September 30th, 2009 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 30 (IANS) Glucose - the human body's preferred energy source - can potentially power our gadgets, cars or homes. Researchers at Brigham Young University (BYU) have developed a fuel cell - ... Read more...

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Bacteria with tiny projections can make efficient fuel cells


September 7th, 2009 - 3:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 7 (ANI): A team of scientists has isolated bacteria with large numbers of tiny projections called pili, which were more efficient at transferring electrons to generate power in fuel ... Read more...

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Bacteria can help convert waste to power


September 7th, 2009 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 7 (IANS) Bacteria that generate power could be used in microbial fuel cells to convert waste into electricity, according to the latest research. University of Massachusetts (U-M) researchers isolated ... Read more...

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Your cars may soon be powered by urine


July 15th, 2009 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 15 (ANI): Could it be possible to run your car on urine? Well, it may be, if Ohio University scientists are to be believed.And their confidence stems from ... Read more...

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Platinum nanowires may pave way for more efficient fuel cells


March 12th, 2009 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 12 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Rochester have created long platinum nanowires that may lead to the development of commercially viable fuel cells. It is believed that the new ... Read more...

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New cells could power mobile devices such as laptops


January 14th, 2009 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 14 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Aberdeen in the UK are planning to create cheaper and lower temperature fuel cells that convert fuel to electricity without the need ... Read more...

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Mitochondria powers new explosives detector


December 17th, 2008 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 17 (ANI): Scientists have developed a bioelectronic sensor, the size of a postage stamp, which uses cell mitochondria to sniff out bombs and other explosives.Common explosives detectors are not ... Read more...

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Finally, a breakthrough on how to harness solar power


August 1st, 2008 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 1 (IANS) Researchers at the MIT have found a new way to store solar power, a major breakthrough in the search to use the sun and serve the Earth's energy ... Read more...

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Light fuel cells will power unmanned choppers


June 7th, 2008 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 7 (IANS) Light fuel cells are likely to power tiny, unmanned choppers that will look for people trapped in debris or examine contaminated terrain. Since large numbers of fuel cells ... Read more...

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MIT improves fuel cell output 50 percent


May 16th, 2008 - 2:58 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 16 (IANS) An improved fuel cell, developed by MIT engineers, not only delivers 50 percent greater output, but is also substantially cheaper than older counterparts. "Our goal is to replace ... Read more...

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50 % more efficient fuel cell may revolutionise portable electronics


May 16th, 2008 - 1:47 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 16 (ANI): MIT researchers claim they have boosted the power output of one type of fuel cell by more than 50 percent through technology that could help these environmentally ... Read more...

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Scientists devise new way to make water from alcohols


November 14th, 2007 - 8:13 am ICT by admin
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