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​Potassium metal battery emerges as a rival to lithium-ion technology (05/03/2020)
From cell phones, to solar power, to electric cars, humanity is increasingly dependent on batteries. As demand for safe, efficient, and powerful energy storage continues to rise, so too does the call for promising alternatives to recha... Next
​More efficient photocatalysts could unlock the potential of solar energy (20/02/2020)
An organic semiconductor photocatalyst that significantly enhances the generation of hydrogen gas could lead to more efficient energy storage technologies. Next
​Fast-charging, long-running, bendy energy storage breakthrough (20/02/2020)
While at the proof-of-concept stage, it shows enormous potential as a portable power supply in several practical applications including electric vehicles, phones and wearable technology. Next
'British weather-proof' solar panel that generates 20 per cent MORE energy ... (19/02/2020)
Scientists claim to have developed solar power technology that can produce around 20 per cent more energy in cloudy weather, compared to conventional solar cells. Next
Next generation of greenhouses may be fully solar powered (12/02/2020)
Those are the findings of a new modeling study conducted by engineering, plant biology and physics researchers at North Carolina State University. Next
Anti-solar cells: A photovoltaic cell that works at night (07/02/2020)
What if solar cells worked at night? That's no joke. In fact, a specially designed photovoltaic cell could generate up to 50 watts of power per square meter under ideal conditions at night, about a quarter of what a conventional solar ... Next
​MIT's solid-state battery breakthrough may see phones last for days (06/02/2020)
One of the many ways scientists hope to improve the performance of today’s lithium batteries is by swapping out some of the liquid components for solid ones. Known as solid-state batteries, these experimental devices could greatly exte... Next
​Nobel Prize in Chemistry awarded to inventors of lithium-ion batteries (11/10/2019)
The 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry has been awarded to three scientists for the development of the lithium-ion battery. Their invention has become ubiquitous in the decades since – there’s probably one in whatever device you’re reading ... Next
A new way to turn heat into useful energy (25/09/2019)
Scientists have figured out how to capture heat and turn it into electricity. The discovery could create more efficient energy generation from heat in things like car exhaust, interplanetary space probes and industrial processes. Next
​Unique organic solar cell designed for use with indoor light (17/09/2019)
As compared to their more commonly-seen counterparts that utilize crystalline silicon semiconductors, organic solar cells are thin, flexible, lightweight and cheap, allowing for their application in a wide variety of items. Now, resear... Next
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  • The NA Chairwoman - Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan - hosted a reception in Hanoi on Jan 29 for Mr Tsutomu Takebe, the special advisor to Japan - Vietnam Friendship Parliamentary Alliance, who confirmed his continued contributions to developing 2 countries’ relations
  • The National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan has complimented Vietnam’s U23 football team – the runner-up of the Asian Football Confederation U23 Championship (AFC), on their excellent performance and historical achievements at the continental spo
  • Vietnam U23 welcomed home: State PM Phuc welcomed in Hanoi on January 28 U23 Vietnam – the runner - up of the Asian Football Confederation U23 Championship - AFC in China, praising their excellent performance and achievements at the continental tournament
  • U23 Vietnamese football team’s return wows the foreign press: the impressive performances of the red - shirts have left a mark on the international media, as well as on the hearts of millions of football fans not only in Vietnam but all over the region
  • The Asian Football Confederation has an article praising Vietnam’s final game in Changzhou, China; it said the match at the final round wrapped up Vietnam’s memorable journey but it will live forever in the memory of fans in this Southeast Asian country