Scientists unveil a secret of stronger metals

Forming metal into the shapes needed for various purposes can be done in many ways, including casting, machining, rolling, and forging. These processes affect the...

Scientists make new breakthrough in searching for room-temperature superconductors

Scientists have found a new, nanoscale link between superconductivity — the flow of electric current without a loss of energy — and a phenomenon...

Hackers can eavesdrop 6G frequency with DIY metasurface

Crafty hackers can make a tool to eavesdrop on some 6G wireless signals in as little as five minutes using office paper, an inkjet...

Considering the mass shooting in Buffalo, is it time to impose new rules on...

An 18-year-old white man, armed with an assault weapon on which was written an anti-Black slur, is accused of entering a grocery store in...

MIT fuel cell could use the body’s own sugar to generate electricity

Glucose is the sugar we absorb from the foods we eat. It is the fuel that powers every cell in our bodies. Could glucose also...

Amazon, Netflix algorithms can help satellites see the Earth better

Algorithms that help consumers decide what to stream or buy online can do more than predict customers’ habits: They can help satellites see the Earth...

This electric flying boat might transform traveling

A Norwegian company is now developing a small electric seaplane that can transform local passenger traffic on a large scale. The design of the hull...

Scientists find the factors behind rechargeable battery decay

Rechargeable lithium-ion batteries don't last forever. After enough cycles of charging and recharging, they'll eventually go kaput, so researchers are constantly looking for ways to...

Researchers find way to add feelings to lips in virtual reality

Lips, together with the gums and tongue, are second only to the fingertips in nerve density. The new system uses airborne ultrasound waves to create...

How new hi-tech archaeology is revealing the ghosts of human history

New details of our past are coming to light, hiding in the nooks and crannies of the world, as we refine our techniques to...

Scientists create flat magic window with liquid crystals for the first time

For the first time, researchers have used liquid crystals to create a flat magic window — a transparent device that produces a hidden image...

Lunar soil could generate oxygen and fuel, shows study

Soil on the moon contains active compounds that can convert carbon dioxide into oxygen and fuels, scientists in China report in the journal Joule. They...

FEATURED

What will electric vehicle batteries look like in the future

“Gigafactories” could one day be churning out millions of electric vehicle batteries in the UK. The government has already committed the country to a ban...

Inexpensive laser cutter could create new wave of bioelectronics

On a simple coffee table sits an inexpensive commercial laser cutter, usually meant for modifying wood or plastic. However, in the lab of University of...
Engineers develop new solar-powered moisture harvester to collect water from air

Engineers develop new solar-powered moisture harvester to collect water from air

Currently, access to clean water remains one of the biggest challenges facing humankind. But a new study from The University of Texas at Austin may...

Scientists discover new super material for batteries and other energy conversion devices

Unplanned discovery could lead to future pivotal discoveries in batteries, fuel cells, devices for converting heat to electricity and more. Scientists normally conduct their research...

New energy storage solution flows like soft-serve ice cream

Batteries made from an electrically conductive mixture the consistency of molasses could help solve a critical piece of the decarbonization puzzle. An interdisciplinary team from...