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A Longer Life for Lithium-Sulfur Batteries

Electric cars have still got it tough in the German marketplace. They are too expensive and their range is too short. This is an opportune time for a breakthrough in efficient and low-cost lithium-sulfur batteries. There are currently over 40 million cars on Germany’s roads. Only a fraction of them are powered by electric energy […]

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Open Software Platform to Bring Down Energy Costs

Open Software Platform to Bring Down Energy Costs

Energy is getting more and more expensive, and experts are predicting record electricity and heating prices. A software platform promises to lighten the load for households and businesses by making it easier for consumers to put renewables to good effect.   For years now, electricity and heating bills have constantly been on the rise, and […]

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Blueprint for an Artificial Brain: Scientists Experiment With Memristors That Imitate Natural Nerves

Blueprint for an Artificial Brain: Scientists Experiment With Memristors That Imitate Natural Nerves

Scientists have long been dreaming about building a computer that would work like a brain. This is because a brain is far more energy-saving than a computer, it can learn by itself, and it doesn’t need any programming. Privatdozent [senior lecturer] Dr. Andy Thomas from Bielefeld University’s Faculty of Physics is experimenting with memristors — […]

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