University of Warwick Researchers Develop Less Toxic Solar Cells for Manufacturing Solar Panels
Despite the benefits of solar cells, their manufacturing process involves many expensive and unsustainable practices. The University of Warwick has set a milestone in combating both the harmful chemicals and the costs of solar cell production: enter its new method for patterning copper and silver, based on selective metal vapour condensation—enabled by organofluorine compounds.
The Cause of a Power Systems Failure That Led to a UK Blackout
The 9th of August this year saw the worst UK blackout since 2008, with issues involving transport disruptions and almost a million British households left in the dark. Demands have since been made for reports that account for the mass power failure.
World’s First Fully Superconducting Hybrid-Electric Motor Prepares for Testing in Large Civil Aircraft
Air traffic is increasing by five percent each year, driving fossil fuel consumption and carbon emissions higher than ever before. While there is a plan to create fully electric aircraft, hybrid propulsion is desperately needed.
German Startup e-bot7 Improves Smart Chatbot Communication Through Deep Learning and AI
E-bot7, a German start-up, is becoming known for its innovations that combine chatbots, deep learning AI, and customer service workflows to develop solutions that help customer service representatives just as much as the customers who depend on them.