Keep up appearances – go solar!

Keeping up with the Joneses used to mean getting a bigger car to match your neighbours’ or making sure your lawns are neat and tidy – but in the 21st century, it means going solar. A new study by American researchers suggests solar  is “contagious” as people are more likely to install PV panels if […]

MRI to peek into batteries and enhance performance

A team of UK and US scientists has developed a new technology to see inside of batteries without destroying them. Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) has been extremely successful in the medical field to see the inside of patients’ bodies. But MRI does not work in the presence of a lot of metal because the surfaces […]