Solar energy that doesn’t block the view


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

New bio-based polyol with excellent characteristics


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

High-performance wings in production


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

Solar-powered family car of the future


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


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


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

Softwood becomes exclusive hardwood


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

Private energy storage plants


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.