Various schemes have been suggested to store waste carbon that’s taken out of the fuel stream or the atmosphere, but few have been tried. Most of the attention has gone to Climeworks, a Swiss company that operates giant, ground-standing filters that suck air through and draw off the carbon.
Around the world, 350 million people suffer from arthritis, including one in every four U.S. adults, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
A man with paralysis so severe he couldn’t speak can communicate verbally again, after a fashion, thanks to a “neuroprosthesis” created by researchers at the University of San Francisco (USF).
A new way of making EV batteries could whack as much as 40 percent off manufacturing costs, according to 24M Technologies, a start-up commercializing the design developed at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
EV battery packs usually last through at least 200,000 miles. That’s a good thing because replacing them can cost anywhere from $3,000 for a Hyundai Ioniq to more than $23,000 for a Volkswagen e-Golf.
Ford Motor Co., truck maker Rivian, and trendsetter Tesla are among Western auto makers that are switching their electric vehicle (EV) battery recipes.
Old electricity generating plants don’t have to be abandoned or torn down. They can be giant batteries—an idea that Denmark’s Hyme Energy is putting into practice.
People whose spinal cord damage had left them paralyzed from the waist down are walking again, thanks to electrical implants that zap specific nerve cells along the lower spine.
For years, scientists have been tinkering with transparent solar panels that can double as windows. We’ve alerted readers to pioneering efforts in “Goodbye, Rooftop Solar Panels” (22 Oct 2015) and “A Window That’s Also a Solar Panel” (1 Feb 2022).
Neither are we, but Wisk Aero in California built it anyway.