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March 16, 2014
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How Did Life Arise? Fuel Cells May Have Answers

How life arose from the toxic and inhospitable environment of our planet billions of years ago remains a deep mystery. Researchers have simulated the conditions of an early Earth in test tubes, even fashioning some of life’s basic ingredients. But … Continue reading

May 18, 2013
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Berkeley Lab Startup Brings Fuel Cells to the Developing World

Point Source Power’s cheap, rugged fuel cells can provide electricity where none exists. In some parts of the developing world, people may live in homes without electricity or toilets or running water but yet they own cell phones. To charge … Continue reading

January 28, 2013
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Pushing Boundaries

Engineers report research milestones in fuel cells, flexible composites Faculty and students in the University of Delaware’s College of Engineering continue to blaze a trail of innovation, reporting recent research milestones in flexible composites and fuel cells. Flexible composites The … Continue reading

November 2, 2011
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Berkeley Lab to Build Cost Model for Fuel Cells

*A $2-million award from DOE will help bring down the cost of next-generation fuel cells.* Fuel cells seem like an ideal energy source—they’re clean, efficient, silent and don’t require transmission lines. The hitch? They can be costly. Now scientists at … Continue reading

April 1, 2011
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Novel Nanowires Boost Fuel Cell Efficiency

Fuel cells have been touted as a cleaner solution to tomorrow’s energy needs, with potential applications in everything from cars to computers. But one reason fuel cells aren’t already more widespread is their lack of endurance. Over time, the catalysts … Continue reading