Energy & Green Tech

Paving the way for a non-electric battery to store solar energy

Materials chemists have been trying for years to make a new type of battery that can store solar or other light-sourced energy in chemical bonds rather than electrons, one that will release the energy on demand as heat instead ...


Rodem robotic chair takes wheelchair concept to higher level

A Japanese company has done a rethink of the wheelchair and the result is the Rodem robotic mover—we are saying "mover" instead of wheelchair because it goes beyond sitting support into direct help to accomplish daily tasks.