Engineering

Artificial soft surface autonomously mimics shapes of nature

Engineers at Duke University have developed a scalable soft surface that can continuously reshape itself to mimic objects in nature. Relying on electromagnetic actuation, mechanical modeling and machine learning to form new ...

Energy & Green Tech

Nontoxic material found to be ultra-strong solar energy harvester

Solar cells are vital for the green energy transition. They can be used not only on rooftops and solar farms but also for powering autonomous vehicles, such as planes and satellites. However, photovoltaic solar cells are ...

Energy & Green Tech

Helping green hydrogen out of the lab

There are many steps between a lab breakthrough and real-world application. And green hydrogen may have just taken the first few steps.

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