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Novel Material that Potentially Offers an Efficient, Eco-Friendly Advance in Cooling Technology

November 29, 2019

An international research team led by the University of Maryland has developed a novel elastocaloric cooling material that…
Why your business needs a commercial cooling tower

May 16, 2019

The aim of any business is to prosper and make profits, even when the nature of business is…
Novel rooftop device that can make solar power and cool buildings

November 12, 2018

A new rooftop device under development will be able to produce electricity from sunlight while also beaming heat…
Berkeley ingenuity keeps lithium-ion batteries at temps even Goldilocks would love

November 2, 2018

New research by Berkeley engineers may soon make it more practical to use battery-powered vehicles and devices in…
Some U.S. electricity generating plants use dry cooling

September 3, 2018

Cooling systems are often the largest source of water use in power plants because of the large amount…
Could holey silicon be the holy grail of electronics?

April 16, 2018

Scientists at the University of California, Irvine made a breakthrough recently in verifying a new material configuration to…
Cooling glove developed by Stanford researchers helps athletes and patients

December 28, 2017

A cooling device that has been improving strength and endurance in mostly male athletes for 15 years is…
Keeping Our Cool in Space

February 28, 2017

As spacecraft become larger, the heat they produce also increases. That means vehicles built for long-term space exploration…
NASA’s New Shape-Shifting Radiator Inspired by Origami

February 1, 2017

Japan’s ancient art of paper folding has inspired the design of a potentially trailblazing “smart” radiator that a…
The destructive effects of supercooled liquid water on airplane safety and climate models

November 5, 2016

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Supercooled  water sounds smooth enough to be served at espresso bars, but instead it hangs out in…
Ancient global cooling gave rise to modern ecosystems

September 28, 2016

Around 7 million years ago, landscapes and ecosystems across the world began changing dramatically. Subtropical regions dried out…
Cooling breakthrough could improve performance of quantum computers

August 10, 2016

Quantum computing remains mysterious and elusive to many, but USC Viterbi School of Engineering researchers might have taken…
Air conditioning goes green

June 7, 2016

The ingenuity of four space engineers has created a zero-emission air-conditioning system that doesn’t pollute our atmosphere when…
Personal cooling units on the horizon

May 5, 2016

Firefighters entering burning buildings, athletes competing in the broiling sun and workers in foundries may eventually be able…
New record in nanoelectronics at ultralow temperatures

February 1, 2016

The first ever measurement of the temperature of electrons in a nanoelectronic device a few thousandths of a…
Watching Electrons Cool in 30 Quadrillionths of a Second

January 20, 2016

Two University of California, Riverside assistant professors of physics are among a team of researchers that have developed…
Mounting evidence suggests early agriculture staved off global cooling

January 18, 2016

A new analysis of ice-core climate data, archeological evidence and ancient pollen samples strongly suggests that agriculture by…
Cool Roofs in China Offer Enhanced Benefits During Heat Waves

December 23, 2015

It is well established that white roofs can help mitigate the urban heat island effect, reflecting the sun’s…
UW team refrigerates liquids with a laser for the first time

November 17, 2015

Since the first laser was invented in 1960, they’ve always given off heat — either as a useful…
NASA Investigates Techniques for Cooling 3-D Integrated Circuits Stacked Like a Skyscraper

October 28, 2015

Future integrated circuitry is expected to look a lot like skyscrapers: units will be stacked atop one another…
Liquid Cooling Moves onto the Chip for Denser Electronics

October 6, 2015

Using microfluidic passages cut directly into the backsides of production field-programmable gate array (FPGA) devices, Georgia Institute of…
Ancient cold period could provide clues about future climate change

September 12, 2015

Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin have found that a well-known period of abrupt climate change…
Smart home heating and cooling

August 29, 2015

Smart temperature-control devices — such as thermostats that learn and adjust to pre-programmed temperatures — are poised to increase…
CU-Boulder awarded $3 million for transformational power plant cooling technology

August 26, 2015

The University of Colorado Boulder has received a $3 million federal grant to develop cooling technology that will…
Secret of Rosetta’s cool

August 20, 2015

These might resemble venetian window blinds, but they are actually a key technology enabling ESA’s Rosetta spacecraft to…
First demonstration of matter wave technique that could cool molecules

August 19, 2015

Researchers from the University of Southampton have demonstrated for the first time a new laser cooling method, based…
Cooler Which Is Powered by Solar Energy

August 10, 2015

nipi is a cooler with charging hub for your phone or tablet. It is with integrated solar panel,  wich recharges itself. It…
World’s quietest gas lets physicists hear faint quantum effects

August 5, 2015

UC Berkeley physicists have cooled a gas to the quietest state ever achieved, hoping to detect faint quantum…
Heating and cooling with light leads to ultrafast DNA diagnostics

August 3, 2015

New technology developed by UC Berkeley bioengineers promises to make a workhorse lab tool cheaper, more portable and…
Keeping cool without killing the planet

June 19, 2015

We’ve had the delightful benefits of air conditioning and refrigeration for more than a hundred years now. In…
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