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Converted contortion

Cycling into the wind can be illuminating. A collection of small wind turbines in the ocean may generate electricity for entire towns. Using the...

Material charge

Body heat and sweat generated through sport can be useful. Now, a research team in Singapore has found a way of producing electricity from...

Energetic extract

Wine and shrimps are an ideal combination, particular in connection with chitin. These carbohydrates from crustacean shells aren’t just suitable for conserving foods; their...

Healthy home

In hospitals a good night’s sleep is key to recovery. In order to keep bees healthy meanwhile, a US startup has developed a smart...

Stabilising solution

Solar module dust can be removed as if by magic. But storage is key to expedite clean energy use. Now, an Australian startup is...

Accelerating addition

Waste heat from houses or hot water pipes can be converted into electricity. Fermenting food waste is already used to produce hydrogen. Now, an...

Having a gas

Leftover food can be shared with neighbours, while discarded items can be reused for solar modules. Now, a Californian startup isn’t just converting household...

Sensitive liberation

Skin cancer can be detected early by cell phone. Now a Sri Lankan startup is protecting coconut trees by detecting red palm weevil when...

Selective generation

Wood can be turned into window panes. Now, a US-based startup has developed a transparent coating that allows glass windows to generate electricity by...

Late-night yield

Special white paint cools houses, reflecting sunbeams back to their source. But sunlight is a coveted energy source, even when harvested in space. A...