Elizabeth Montalbano has been a professional journalist covering the telecommunications, technology and business sectors since 1998. Prior to her work at Design News, she has previously written news, features and opinion articles for Phone+, CRN (now ChannelWeb), the IDG News Service, Informationweek and CNNMoney, among other publications. Born and raised in Philadelphia, she also has lived and worked in Phoenix, Arizona; San Francisco and New York City. She currently resides in Lagos, Portugal. Elizabeth has a bachelor's degree in English/Communications from De Sales University and a master's degree from Arizona State University in creative writing.
Researchers at the Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory have developed a photovoltaic window that automatically transitions from transparent to darkened as it generates solar energy.
A team at the Department of Energy has discovered a material as the fastest magnesium-ion solid-state conductor, a significant breakthrough to make solid-state magnesium-ion batteries that have both high energy density and also are safe.
Researchers in Singapore have developed one of the smallest and most versatile sensors yet for healthcare applications with the design of a stretchable microfiber sensor with the diameter of a strand of human hair.
The U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory has made advances in the thermoelectric performance of organic semiconductors that are based on single-walled carbon nanotube thin films.
Researchers at the University of Washington have found a way to make clothes smarter without on-board electronics using a new type of data-storing fabric that leverages technology already found in smartphones.