UCLA chemists devise technology that could transform solar energy storage /june 25, 2015The materials in most of todays residential rooftop solar panels can store energy from the sun for only a few microseconds at a time. A new technology developed by chemists at UCLA is capable of storing solar energy for up to several weeks – an advance that could change the way scientists think about designing solar cells.
Single-molecule «electric car» taken for test drive /november 18, 2011Scientists have shown off what can be described as the world s smallest electric car - made of a single, carefully designed molecule.
Future computers could rewire themselves /november 15, 2011Future microchips may have only one type of component, capable of rewiring itself to do different jobs
Southampton scientists probe link between diesel and bee decline /october 28, 2011Possible links between diesel fumes and collapsing honey bee colonies are being investigated by scientists.
World s smallest periodic table created in Nottingham /october 25, 2011Experts at the Nanotechnology and Nanoscience Centre used an imaging microscope and a beam of accelerated ions to etch the table on the hair, belonging to chemistry professor Martyn Poliakoff. Guinness World Records has confirmed the table, which scientists said could fit on a Post-It note a million times, is the smallest ever written.