Electronics

Scientists develop a safer, more durable lithium ion battery

The popular myth that a spider is never more than a few feet away is arguably more true of lithium-ion batteries than of arachnids. Powering...

Fish scales could make wearable electronics more sustainable

Flexible temporary electronic displays may one day make it possible to sport a glowing tattoo or check a reading, like that of a stopwatch,...

Researchers expose vulnerabilities of password managers

Some commercial password managers may be vulnerable to cyber-attack by fake apps, new research suggests. Security experts recommend using a complex, random and unique password...

Four reasons Netflix should expand into video games

It’s been a rocky period for Netflix. As the streaming market becomes increasingly saturated and growth slows, the company must find other viable ways to...

Scientists develop voice localization techniques for smart speakers

Smart speakers—think, an Amazon Alexa or a Google Home—offer a wide variety of capabilities to help free up both our time and our hands. We...

New electric car battery could last for 1 million miles

A new lithium-ion battery for electric cars is safe, has high power, and can last for a million miles. Electric car batteries typically require a...

Drones can now scan terrain and excavations without human intervention

Drone pilots may become superfluous in the future. New research from Aarhus University has allowed artificial intelligence to take over control of drones scanning and...

World’s smelliest fruit could charge your smartphone

Imagine if we could use naturally-grown products, like plants and fruit, to store electricity that charges commonly used electronics like smartphones, tablets, laptops or...

High energy Li-Ion battery is safer for electric vehicles

A lithium-ion battery that is safe, has high power and can last for 1 million miles has been developed by a team in Penn...

This wearable device could hide its wearer no matter the weather

Researchers at the University of California San Diego developed a wearable technology that can hide its wearer from heat-detecting sensors such as night vision...

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