Fuel Cell Technology: Advantages and Disadvantages

In this age of technology, there is a development in each and every minute in almost all the fields is one regard or the other. Such a great development in field of alternate energy is the Fuel cell. Fuel cell, in simple terms is, an electrochemical energy generating device. It has been one of the most fascinating and interesting aspects of today world’s technology. There are a lot of things that is yet to be developed in this field and also there is a huge scope and application for these Fuel Cells. These fuel cells are being under the research in many people all around the world. Construction and Working: There are many different types of fuel cells. But the basic construction and working of a fuel cell is same and the concept behind it is also the same. The Fuel cell works on the principle that energy is produced when some chemical reaction occurs. If this energy can be tapped, it can be converted into useful means. In a conventional fuel cells, the reaction occurs between hydrogen and oxygen and water is formed. This is the basic chemical reaction that occurs and energy produced by this is tapped through…

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World’s Fastest DNA Repair System

The bacteria Deinococcus radiodurans has the fastest DNA repairing system. This bacterium is a polyextremophile, capable of withstanding attacks from acid baths, high and low temperatures, lethal doses of radiation and even nuclear catastrophes. This bacterium is placed in the Guinness Book of World Records as the World’s Toughest Bacterium. This bacterium usually exists in tetrads and may be used in bioremediation processes as it is capable of degrading toluene released as waste in nuclear reactions. It can also be used to test for the existence of life in extreme conditions. No one really knows what the microbe’s natural habitat is, as it has been found in extremely diverse environments, from within elephant dung to granite found in the Antarctic dry valleys. And thus the natural habitat of the microbes is still under mystery.

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NLV Quant – Solar Sport car

Automobile industry is seeing a tremendous growth in both technology and customer needs. There is a great improvement in design and also the features, in every model. There is nowadays an increasing demand of alternative fuel technologies. This is initiated by depletion of petroleum reserves. So there are many cars that use other fuels like, solar power, electricity and so on. The NLV Quant is one such car that uses the solar power. NLV Quant – Sports car for the day: the NLV Quant is a concept car and is manufactured by collaboration of Koenigsegg, the Swedish super car maker and NLV Solar AG, a renowned company in the field of Photovoltaics. The Koenigsegg is well known for its environment friendly cars. The Quant sports car came as a brain child of this car company, when approached by the solar cell and accumulator manufacturing company, NLV Solar. The car is a four seater and operates completely in solar fuel. The cars wears a trendy and sporty look that might attract many. There are also several features that are available with this car. What makes this car, a great thing is the cutting edge technology. The technology is ground breaking and…

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Automated Guided Vehicles

Automated Guided Vehicles are helpful in transporting the raw materials, semi-finished products and finished products within a work place. Initially in any industry or a work place, the materials are transported from one work station to another work station manually or by using a vehicle which is operated by the human. Because of the manual interaction the time taken for transporting the materials is high and because of the high time the production rate of an industry comes down. So in order to increase the production rate and to utilize the resources like labor, machine efficiently in an industry the Automated Guided Vehicles have been brought into existence. The Automated Guided Vehicles cannot be installed in a work place as such. It needs lot of planning and designing. This is because the installation of the Automated Guided Vehicles is costlier and once installed it would be difficult to change them. Thus before installing the Automated Guided Vehicles the place of installation and movement region of the Automated Guided Vehicles should be pre-determined. Layout of the company plays a vital role in the Automated Guided Vehicles system installation. The basic purpose of Automated Guided Vehicles is to reduce the time of…

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The Era of Space-Based Solar Power is soon arriving!

In this 21st century, where the development of technology is skyrocketing every day, there’s no doubt that there will be even more high-tech inventions being created in the upcoming years… According to the Peter Sage, the entrepreneur of Space Energy Incorporated has been mentioned that the Space-based solar power (SBSP) is going to be a reality in the near future. With this Space-based solar power, it enables the solar panels to be floated in the middle of space and harnessing energy from the sun. This means that the solar panels can absorb the solar power 24 hours a day, regardless of the day and night! Sage elaborated that the basic concept of Space-based solar power is having solar cells in space collecting energy from sun, and then it converts the energy into a low intensity microwave beam. It will be sent down to Earth, collected on a rectenna and fed into the power grid to provide unlimited electricity. Do you know that there’s almost 200 million gigawatts of solar energy is beamed towards the Earth every second and if we can find the effective way to harness the energy, then the shortage of electricity will soon be overcome!

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New Breakthrough Technology Means Unlimited Storage Slot!

You cannot have enough hard disk space, even with the 1000 Gigabytes hard disk drive? Well, your awaiting is going to be finished in very short period. A research group from the University of California, Berkeley and the University of Massachusetts Amherst has declared that a new technique had been discovered in the technology field. This new technology uses self-assembling nanoscale elements, where it claims can be used to increase the storage capacity of electronic media gadgets! According to Ting Xu, one of the team members at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory mentioned that the density achievable with the technology could potentially enable the contents of 250 DVDs to fit onto a surface the size of a quarter! It might sound unbelievable in this moment, but everything impossible can become possible in the very end… Furthermore, Xu elaborated that this self-assembling molecule on the thin film of block copolymers can make a more precise pattern. It allows the researches to achieve defect-free arrays of nanoscopic elements that incredibly small, where it can hold 10 terabits of data per square inch (It equivalent to 125GB per square inch)! One thing we can very sure about this technology is when it’s has been…

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