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Reach Enables Wireless Power Mesh Networking for In-Flight Drone Charging

REDWOOD CITY, California — Under a BAA (Broad Agency Announcement) funded project with Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), Reach, the Wireless Power-at-a-Distance company developed and demonstrated a groundbreaking radio frequency (RF) based wireless power transfer (WPT) system for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs). The demonstration, which took place at National Aeronautics and Space … [continued]

ChatGPT & DALL-E generated panoramic image of a Caribbean underwater view with a coral reef being printed by a large 3d printer

Sheer Scale & Complexity Of Reefs Makes Adaptation & Preservation Challenging

Recently I hosted Professor Amy Wagoner Johnson, a US materials scientist who is leading a global research project on coral reef restoration, on my podcast Redefining Energy – Tech. In the theme of providing transcripts of presentations I’m giving in various places for people who prefer the written word, this is … [continued]

Separating & Purifying Rare-Earth Elements with Microorganisms

Using naturally occurring and engineered proteins and bacteria, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) scientists and collaborators will separate and purify rare-earth elements so they can be used in the defense sector. Under the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Environmental Microbes as a BioEngineering Resource (EMBER) program, the team was awarded an initial $4 million in funding R&D … [continued]