Electric car with aluminum-air battery can go the distance

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Alcoa and Phinergy build a demo car powered by a aluminum-air battery that can greatly extend travel range.

Multifunctional coating for public touch displays

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Schott introduces what it claims to be the first permanently anti-reflective and oleophobic coating for touchscreens.

Bubble-free pumping of liquids in space

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Fourth Capillary Channel Flow experiment on the ISS has successfully completed, revealing new possibilities for spaceflight technology and biomedicine.

Processes optimisation and up-scaling for graphene delivery

Processes optimisation and up-scaling for graphene delivery

The NanoMaster Project is reporting exciting results related to graphene and expanded graphite production and the development of novel nanocomposite intermediates.

Compact nuclear fusion reactor

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US engineering company Lockheed Martin has reported that it has developed a new design for a fusion reactor that could be in use in a decade.

Strong casted material bond

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The research project Gen-Cast at the Foundry Institute RWTH Aachen University has demonstrated successful composite casting.

Engineers develop smart skins for aircrafts

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Work is underway at BAE Systems to give aircraft human-like ‘skin’, enabling the detection of injury or damage.

Micro electric motors fly with the Rosetta mission

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The European space probe Rosetta has reached the comet Chury. Micro motors from the swiss manufacturer maxon have traveled with it.

Purging the impurities from glass

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More efficient refining method using iridium crucible saves 40% energy in glass production.

Aviation biofuel made from tobacco plants

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Boeing Partners with South African Airways for a pioneering project that will make sustainable aviation biofuel from a new tobacco plant, not cigarettes.