Energy & Green Tech

On the way toward CO2-neutral aviation

Traveling by airplane without emitting additional CO2—this would be possible with synthetic fuels produced from water and ambient air with the help of renewable energy. However, huge quantities would be required. A new ...

Energy & Green Tech

Filtered ferry engines hailed for tackling air pollution

A French ferry company has launched what it claims is the first vessel that uses filters to capture almost all air pollutants from the boat's exhaust fumes, sparking praise from campaigners and local authorities.

Computer Sciences

New algorithms track ships in harbors

The security of port areas involves monitoring at various levels. What kind of ships are coming in, are they perhaps guilty of illegal fishing, and what cargo do they carry? Security officers and harbor masters often can't ...

Engineering

Laser welding set to revolutionize steel construction

Energy and resource efficiency are gaining ever more significance, which is why the Fraunhofer Institute for Material and Beam Technology IWS has worked with its partners to develop an alternative for conventional steel construction ...

Engineering

Cooking material-storage containers to assess fire safety

A team at Sandia National Laboratories has completed a series of tests on specially designed stainless-steel containers used by the Department of Energy for storage and transportation of hazardous materials.

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