Bricks turn out to be useful for storing electricity thanks to their porousness and red pigment.
Aug. 11, 2020 • ~5 min
Tags: chemistry innovation energy nanotechnology electricity research-brief buildings energy-storage
Many Americans had trouble paying their energy bills before COVID-19, and the current recession is making the problem worse.
July 30, 2020 • ~8 min
Tags: energy heating covid-19 electricity air-conditioning consumers electric-utilities rising-energy-costs cares-act coronavirus-recession
Electricity is only one part of the green energy puzzle we need to solve.
July 21, 2020 • ~5 min
Tags: heating transport electricity renewable-energy renewables energy-demand green-energy
A bioengineer explains how a clearer picture of brain structure and function may fine-tune the ways brain surgery attempts to correct structure and medication tries to correct function.
July 16, 2020 • ~11 min
Tags: bioengineering brain neuroscience cognition electricity neurons fmri neural-networks cognitive-skills wireless near-field-communication neural-processing cognitive-function nerve-signal neural-circuitry neural-circuits neural-signals
From its roots as an electric version of snake oil, by the 1930s vibrators were just another household electric appliance that could soothe your pains at the end of a long day.
June 8, 2020 • ~10 min
Tags: electricity electrification vibration-therapy quacks household-appliances vibrations masturbation
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