Tamco

Material efficiency

01 Aug 2009

A consortium led by Dr Julian Allwood aims to drive a step-change in the manufacturing of steel and aluminium to meet 2050 carbon targets.

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Coal power plant

Clean power from coal

01 Aug 2009

Coal – affordable and still abundant – but also the worst offender when it comes to fuel-associated carbon emissions. How well can coal be cleaned up?

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Organic solar cells

Organic solar cells

01 Aug 2009

How can the cost of solar cells be reduced enough to make them a feasible source of large-scale renewable energy? The answer is to make them thin.

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Volvox

Stirring tails of evolution

01 May 2009

Researchers in Cambridge are studying how the generation of fluid flow by organisms may have played a role in the evolution of biological complexity.

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Xen

The Xen of start-ups

01 May 2008

Acquired for $500 million last year, a start-up that grew from research in the Computer Laboratory has just seen its first products being launched under the Citrix brand name.

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