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Scientists develop smart stop sign to protect driver better

Scientists develop smart stop sign to protect driver better

In a new study, researchers have developed a new smart stop sign that can improve driver safety. This low-cost, self-powered thermal system could detect vehicles...
Spider silk may help build better robots

Spider silk may help build better robots

In a new study, researchers found spider silk could be used as robotic muscle. This is because spider silk is one of the strongest materials...
Scientists develop high-power fuel cell to boost electric planes, ships, drones

Scientists develop high-power fuel cell to boost electric planes, ships, drones

In a new study, researchers have developed a high-power fuel cell that could boost the performance of electric-powered planes, ships, and drones. The research was...

Scientists develop new theory for better fuel cells, batteries

A new study from Purdue University has shown a new theory could help develop better batteries and fuel cells. The theory could help improve the...
New surface inspired by firefly could improve efficiency of LED lightbulbs

New surface inspired by firefly could improve efficiency of LED lightbulbs

In a new study, researchers found a new type of light-emitting diode lightbulb could one day light homes and reduce power bills. The LEDs made...
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Open floor plan can change people’s eating behavior and increase daily calorie intake

Open floor plan is popular in house design. In such design, architects use large, open spaces and minimize the use of small, enclosed rooms. In...
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Sponge boils water using sunlight: a new invention by MIT scientists

Harvesting solar energy as heat has many applications, such as power generation, residential water heating, desalination, distillation and wastewater treatment. However, the solar flux is...
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Coffee grounds can help remove lead and mercury from water, says study

Coffee is one of the most popular drinks in the world, and for many people, the best friend in their daily life. Coffee can...
Charging lanes for electric vehicles

How to optimize the deployment of charging lanes for electric vehicles

It is well recognized that the deployment of public charging infrastructure plays a critical role in nurturing the electric vehicle (EV) market and promoting...
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A new fabric that can harvest energy from sunshine and movement

Wearable electronics now play a more important role in our daily life. However, developing a lightweight, flexible, foldable wearable device that has sustainable power...

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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...

Scientists confirm the main cause of dementia

In a recent study, researchers confirmed they discovered the main cause of dementia. The researchers suggest that the build-up of urea in the brain to...

For older people, weight training is more important than cardio exercise

In a recent study from Wake Forest University, researchers found that weight training is more effective than cardio for older people. It is known that...
Three common drugs linked to high dementia risk

Three common drugs linked to high dementia risk

In a recent study, researchers found long-term use of two antidepressants is linked to a higher risk of dementia. In addition, drugs prescribed for bladder...

Three common prescribed drugs may increase stroke risk by 60%

In a recent study, researchers from the University of Aberdeen found that drugs routinely prescribed for allergies, heart disease and Parkinson’s are linked to...