Solar energy that doesn’t block the view

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MIT spin-off is producing highly transparent, efficient solar cells in its Silicon Valley pilot production facility.

New bio-based polyol with excellent characteristics

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BASF presents a new resin produced from renewable raw material without any disadvantage compared to petrochemical produced polyol.

High-performance wings in production

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Next generation of Airbus’ wings intend to make aircraft faster, more efficient and quieter.

Solar-powered family car of the future

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A student team from Eindhoven University of Technology presents a new solar-powered family car that generates more power than it uses.

Wire-treatment machine for compacted graphite iron

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Vermicular iron castings are resistant to changing temperatures for commercial vehicles and the railway industry.

20 billion switches on a fingernail-sized chip

SUNY College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering's Michael Liehr, left, and IBM's Bala Haranand look at wafer comprised of 7nm chips on Thursday, July 2, 2015, in a NFX clean room Albany.   Several 7nm chips at SUNY Poly CNSE on Thursday in Albany.  (Darryl Bautista/Feature Photo Service for IBM)

A development alliance produced the semiconductor industry’s first 7nm node test chips with functioning transistors.

Improving Space Telescope and Sight

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NASA and ophthalmologists using the the same technology to detect imperfections.

Softwood becomes exclusive hardwood

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Scientists at the Georg-August-Universität Göttingen have developed an innovative treatment for domestic wood and timber.

Private energy storage plants

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Mercedes-Benz launches energy storage plants for private use.

Fuel saving with adamantine coating

Fuel saving with adamantine coating

Coating engine components with diamond-like carbon reduces friction to almost zero.