Student researchers have developed microchips that use ‘backscattering’ to transmit data with almost no power to IoT devices.
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A new sustainable design for a bike rack could collect the kinetic energy generated by cyclists.
Researchers have been inspired by geckos’ feet to develop a liquid crystalline elastomer material that bends in set directions in response to heat and light.
Researchers in Canada have developed smart acoustic sensors that can pinpoint small leaks in water mains and can easily be retrofitted onto fire hydrants.
China-based research into using nuclear fusion as a clean energy source is the first to achieve temperatures of over 100-million degrees Celsius paving the way for artificial sun technology.
Researchers have found a way to use bionic mushrooms as a source of clean, renewable electricity.
A new system has been developed that can autonomously survey and map underground mines without GPS.
An affordable smart air vent is designed to replace airbricks in homes, using weather data to open or close for efficient heating without compromising air quality.
A Chinese company is developing an artificial moon which would be used to illuminate city streets and save energy.
The first hydrogen-powered train turns hydrogen and oxygen into electricity to power speeds of up to 140 kilometres per hour.
A startup has developed a wireless charging device to allow drones to have unlimited flight time.
A newly designed town in Norway will build a data center that provides heat to its surrounding buildings.
An energy company has created a digital teacher using AI to help children learn about different types of renewable energy.
The sustainable house has been built so it generates more energy than it uses.
A new skyscraper features a folded design that blends solid aluminium panels with strategically-placed glass to reduce heat from sunlight and therefore save energy.
An energy positive classroom in the UK can produce 1.5 times the amount of energy it consumes.
An electric company has created an app to send live updates on carbon and electricity usages while also altering users when to switch things on and off.
A newly created flexible bio-based paper battery could enable the development of smart packaging.
A new shuttle service accepts singing as a form of payment to encourage festival goers to participate in a sustainable future.
Researchers in China have developed solar panels with an integrated electrode that can also harvest energy from the power of falling rain.
An initiative seeks to tackle the environmental damage caused by fluid leakages from power cables by creating a seal-healing fluid.
A startup has created an energy re-routing plug to give hospitals in developing countries access to critical devices during power outages.