New hardware integrates mechanical devices into quantum tech

Stanford University researchers have developed a key experimental device for future quantum physics-based technologies that borrows a page from current, everyday mechanical devices. Stanford University researchers have developed a key…

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Reducing negative impacts of Amazon hydropower expansion on people and nature

(Millbrook, NY) Rapid hydroelectric dam expansion in the Amazon poses a serious threat to Earth’s largest and most biodiverse river basin. There are 158 dams in the Amazon River basin,…

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UTSA faculty elected senior members of the National Academy of Inventors

 The National Academy of Inventors (NAI) has named 83 academic inventors to its 2022 class of NAI Senior Members.  The National Academy of Inventors (NAI) has named 83 academic inventors to its 2022…

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Form fit: Device wraps around hot surfaces, turns wasted heat to electricity

The energy systems that power our lives also produce wasted heat — like heat that radiates off hot water pipes in buildings and exhaust pipes on vehicles. A new flexible…

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