Engineering

Breaking the scaling limits of analog computing

As machine-learning models become larger and more complex, they require faster and more energy-efficient hardware to perform computations. Conventional digital computers are struggling to keep up.

Energy & Green Tech

Researchers use blockchain to increase electric grid resiliency

Although blockchain is best known for securing digital currency payments, researchers at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory are using it to track a different kind of exchange: It's the first time blockchain ...

Energy & Green Tech

Do electric scooters reduce car use?

Banning scooters may reduce sidewalk congestion and keep would-be riders and pedestrians safer, but it comes at a cost, according to new research from Georgia Tech's School of Public Policy.

Energy & Green Tech

The search for a thermally stable anatase for sodium-ion batteries

Electric vehicles, powered by renewable energy instead of finite fossil fuels, are the best green choice—but they could be more sustainable. As the most common power source in electric vehicles and portable electronics, ...

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