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Research to Secure Our Energy Future

A team of researchers led by Northwestern Engineering professor and fuel cell pioneer Sossina Haile has created a new fuel cell offering both exceptional power densities and long-term stability at optimal temperatures, a discovery that heightens the viability of incorporating fuel cells into a sustainable energy future.
Lithium metal-based batteries have the potential to turn the battery industry upside down.
Northwestern engineers are tackling energy efficiency issues from multiple fronts.
Stanford researchers have developed a sodium-based battery that can store the same amount of energy as a state-of-the-art lithium ion battery, at substantially lower cost.
Researchers at Cornell University have developed a new biofuel technology that may revolutionize the search for the perfect algal strain: algal droplet bioreactors on a chip.
Stanford professor is working on innovative cooling technology that could be the future of lower-energy air conditioning and refrigeration.
Stanford researchers believe that lake sediments preserved within ancient supervolcanoes can host large lithium-rich clay deposits.
Caltech chemists have figured out a new, more efficient way to create carbon-based fuels from carbon dioxide (CO2).
Tulane University researchers have discovered a new magnetic topological semimetal that could one day lead to more energy-efficient computers, televisions, cellphones and other electronics.
There’s more to the story than OPEC. Plus, how fracking stands to change the market.