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Author Archives: Steve Hanley

New Polymer Coating Helps Keep Buildings Cool

October 2nd, 2018 | by Steve Hanley

Researchers at Columbia have developed a new exterior coating that goes on like paint and can cool the surface of buildings by up to 6 degrees Celsius even in direct sunshine. Lower temperatures outside mean less energy needed to cool the inside.

Spray-On Antennas Will Boost Internet Of Things

October 1st, 2018 | by Steve Hanley

Researchers at Drexel University have come up with an ultra-thin antenna may from MXene that can be sprayed on like paint. The development could greatly expand the number of items that can be connected wirelessly to the internet.

UPDATE: SEC Files Suit Against Elon Musk

September 27th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley

The SEC has sued Elon Musk personally, alleging fraud. One result could be that Elon is banned from serving as an officer or director of any publicly traded company -- including his own.

Which Comes First, The EV Or The Charger?

September 25th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley

Transport & Environment says 95% of all EV charging events take place at home or at work, meaning fast charging networks are not as critical to the electric car revolution as many car makers claim.

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