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Sony Hybrid Fuel Cell

Sony Hybrid Fuel Cell

Sony recently exhibited an innovative hybrid fuel cell at the Fifth International Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Expo (FC Expo 2009) in Japan. The fuel cells, displayed in three unique designs, are an energy alternative that is more efficient, non-polluting and ...

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New Catalyst Makes Efficient Fuel Cells Feasible

New Catalyst Makes Efficient Fuel Cells Feasible

A team of scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL), in collaboration with researchers from the University of Delaware and Yeshiva University, have developed a novel catalyst which could enable efficient production of ethanol-powered fuel ...

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Hydrogen-Producing Bacteria Provide Clean Energy

Hydrogen-Producing Bacteria Provide Clean Energy

Scientists at the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) and North Carolina State University (NC State) have developed cooperatively a new “green” technology which could lead to clean production of hydrogen from nitrogen-fixing bacteria.   Thermotoga maritima (green/yellow rods) growing in co-culture ...

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Super Fuel Cells

Super Fuel Cells

Engineers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have improved the power output of a certain type of fuel cell by more than 50 percent. Their creative use of technology could help these environment friendly energy storage devices find a much ...

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New Way to Produce Water from Unlikely Materials

New Way to Produce Water from Unlikely Materials

Scientists at the University of Illinois have recently discovered a new way to produce water from unlikely materials such as alcohols. Their discovery may lead to the creation of better catalysts (used to accelerate the rate of a chemical or ...

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Honda’s Gel-Like Car

Honda’s Gel-Like Car

Honda recently announced it plans on revealing a new concept vehicle in the upcoming 2007 Tokyo Auto show. The “PUYO” car is designed to be a corner-less, soft box that is both friendly to the environment and feels good to ...

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