Automotive

solar parking lots

Solar parking lots can charge electric vehicles

Renewable energy is seen as the major solution for the increasing electricity demand and environmental sustainability. In the transport sector, the most promising way...
personal-mobility-vehicle

A novel compact 18-speed transmission for personal mobility vehicles

Currently, electric cars and plug-in hybrid electric cars are thought to be good solutions for relieving exhaust gases and traffics. However, there are still insufficient...
rear end collisions

How car drivers avoid rear-end collisions in different urgent situations

Rear-end collisions are a major cause of car crash. In the US, rear-end collisions account for about 32% of all crashes and 6% of...
electric car

How to use Li-ion batteries safely

More and more people are using electric vehicles and green energy sources (solar, wind or geothermal heat) nowadays. These techniques can help solve the...
solar thermal electrochemical process

Turning greenhouse gas into car batteries: a new technique developed by scientists

Greenhouse gas, such as carbon dioxide (CO2), is the fundamental cause of the greenhouse effect. Greenhouse effect can rise global temperature, cause destructive floods,...
Self driving and connected car

Traffic models for self-driving and connected cars

Vehicles are evolving quickly nowadays. For example, a self-driving car can detect surroundings with various techniques like radar, GPS, lidar, and computer vision. The car has...

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Scientists find the major cause of autism

In a new study, researchers discovered that autism is 80% reliant on inherited genes. That means that environmental causes are only responsible for 20% of...
These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

In a recent study from the University of East Anglia, researchers find that long-term use of anticholinergic antidepressants is linked to a higher risk...

This popular painkiller may harm your blood sugar

In a new study, researchers found popular pain drug opioid tramadol (marketed as ConZip and Ultram) may increase the risk of developing hypoglycemia, or...

Popular high blood pressure drug may increase risk of bowel disease

High blood pressure harms one in ten adults across the globe, and it increases the risk of heart attack and stroke. The most common treatments...
Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damaging heart and kidneys

Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damage heart and kidneys

In a recent study, researchers found that a widely used type of painkiller may increase risks of heart failure and kidney disease. The type of...