Energy & Green Tech

Tuning electrode surfaces to optimize solar fuel production

Scientists have demonstrated that modifying the topmost layer of atoms on the surface of electrodes can have a remarkable impact on the activity of solar water splitting. As they reported in Nature Energy on Feb. 18, bismuth ...

Computer Sciences

Better learning with shape-shifting objects

Have you ever seen a fancy ergonomic chair that seems to magically mold to a person's body? Such products got researchers at MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) thinking about other everyday objects ...

Electronics & Semiconductors

A new approach to database management in solid-state drives

The ever-increasing workload of data centers calls for new ways to store and access data. Researchers from the Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology, Korea, have developed a new approach to manage databases ...