Most machine learning models need lots of labeled training data. But these data aren’t always available. This is where “small data” approaches come in. Continue reading Small data: Machines that learn more from less
Carbon removal and capture could help mitigate climate change. Here, we look at recent venture and R&D fundings, and some of the latest research. Continue reading Carbon removal and capture: What happened over the last year?
This article looks at new technologies for lithium extraction that are faster and more environmentally friendly. Continue reading New technologies for lithium extraction
Which emerging technologies in materials science and batteries showed increased activity in 2020? We used Mergeflow’s tech discovery software to find out. Continue reading Materials science and batteries: Emerging technologies in 2020
Sonification is a method for turning data into sound. Here we write about example applications, ranging from cybersecurity to biology. Continue reading Sonification: How to make data sing
Currently, 95% of hydrogen is made from fossil fuels. Here we look at green hydrogen production methods that work with renewables instead. Continue reading Green hydrogen: How far along is it?
Discover how coffee waste can be used to make biofuel, sunscreen, car parts, water purifiers, and even cement for making roads. Continue reading Coffee waste: A surprisingly useful resource
While circuit breakers may not be the glitziest tech that is on everybody’s mind all the time, making them “digital” can have a huge impact on how power systems are operated. Continue reading Software is eating circuit breakers
Diapers are a product that we usually just take for granted. But making them actually requires a substantial amount of materials R&D. Continue reading R&D behind everyday products: Making diapers superabsorbent