Energy & Green Tech

Toward a European carbon footprint rule for batteries

Top energy, tech, and climate researchers at ETH Zurich have engaged in an informed debate over the European regulation that sets an upper carbon footprint limit for European markets.

Engineering

Boosting memory performance with strong ion bombardment

Recently, researchers have developed new technology that dramatically improves the performance of flash memory by a strong ion bombardment process. This memory platform can reliably express multiple data in a single device, ...

Energy & Green Tech

UN nuclear agency to help monitor Fukushima water release

The United Nations' nuclear watchdog said it reached an agreement with Japan Thursday on helping monitor and review the release of treated radioactive water from the wrecked Fukushima plant into the Pacific Ocean.

Energy & Green Tech

How to invest in a fairer and low carbon energy system

Governments throughout the world have accelerated their ambitions towards effective climate change mitigation. What is clear, in this challenge of how to tackle the complex and global issue of climate change, is that there ...

Computer Sciences

Securing the clouds

Cloud computing has revolutionized the way files are stored and shared, and processing carried out from the corporate down to the individual private user level. Security remains a contentious issue. As such, there is an ongoing ...

Electronics & Semiconductors

Chemists develop polymer cathodes for ultrafast batteries

In the face of the surging demand for lithium-ion batteries and limited lithium reserves, scientists are searching for alternatives to the lithium technology. Russian researchers from Skoltech, D. Mendeleev University, and ...

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