Alternative Energy

Less May Be More in Next-Gen Batteries

Houston, TX — The process of developing better rechargeable batteries may be cloudy, but there’s an alumina lining. A slim layer of the metal oxide applied to common cathodes by engineers...

Flaky Option Boosts Organic Solar Cells

Thuwal, Saudi Arabia — An inexpensive material, made from tungsten disulfide flakes just a few atoms thick, has helped to improve the performance of organic solar cells. The discovery by KAUST researchers...

Extracting Clean Fuel from Sunlight

Tempe, AZ — Securing enough energy to meet human needs is one of the greatest challenges society has ever faced. Previously reliable sources–oil, gas and coal–are degrading air quality,...

Harvesting Energy from the Human Knee

Washington, DC — Imagine powering your devices by walking. With technology recently developed by a group of researchers at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, that possibility might not be far out...

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