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This Fuel Cell Startup Could Spark a Revolution

GE – A fuel cell works like a battery, using a simple chemical reaction to provide energy. In fuel cells, this reaction involves hydrogen molecules abundant in natural gas and oxygen from ordinary air. 176 more words

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Building a Jet-Propelled Train Was Not Rocket Science for Don Wetzel

GE – On a clear day in July 1966, New York Central Railroad engineer Don Wetzel and his team boarded a specially modified Buddliner railcar, No. 72 more words

Technology

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Aerial Intelligence: This Airbus Makes Pilots Smarter

GE – At first glance, Air Asia’s fleet of Airbus A320 planes look like any other passenger aircraft. But look under the hood and you will find an array of sensors and proprietary technology developed by GE that make their pilots smarter. 209 more words

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French Landfill is Using Remains of the Past to Illuminate the Future
GE – The giant Plessis-Gassot landfill has gobbled up millions of tons of refuse thrown out by generations of Parisians. 235 more words

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Universal Calorie Counter Within Reach?

GE – The analysis allowed Matt Webster and his team to write an equation that estimates calories in food with just three simple measurements: weight, fat content and water content. 55 more words

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The Smartest Bulb in the Box Will Talk to Your Smartphone

GE – Engineers at GE, the company Edison founded, have helped develop an affordable LED light bulb that can talk to its owners’ tablets and smartphones. 50 more words

United States

Researchers develop fuel cells for increased airplane efficiency

By Tina Hilding – Fuel cells offer a clean and highly efficient way to convert the chemical energy in fuels into electrical energy.

A solid-oxide fuel cell is similar to a battery in that it has an anode, cathode, and electrolyte and creates electricity. 70 more words

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