This smart electric scooter is more intelligent

Startups racing to deploy rentable electric scooters around the world seem to be following Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s famous motto for disruption: Move fast...

Scientists find main cause behind lithium metal battery failure

Scientists have discovered the root cause of why lithium metal batteries fail. Bits of lithium metal deposits break off from the surface of the anode...

Scientists create artificial ‘chameleon skin’ powered by nanomachines

Researchers have developed artificial 'chameleon skin' that changes color when exposed to light and could be used in applications such as active camouflage and...

Physicists create world’s smallest engine

The engine is approximately ten billion times smaller than that of a car, and could one day help recycle waste heat and thus improve...

Pollutants from cars may double your eye disease risk

In a new study, researchers found that long-term exposure to pollutants from vehicle exhaust is linked to a heightened risk of the common eye...

This wearable device can predict aggressive outbursts in people with autism

What would you do if you could predict the future a minute in advance? That might not seem like a long time, but for caretakers...

Scientists invent a battery-free sensor for underwater exploration

To investigate the vastly unexplored oceans covering most our planet, researchers aim to build a submerged network of interconnected sensors that send data to...

AirDrop is making your iPhone vulnerable to attackers

Whether you're checking text messages on your smartwatch or sharing selfies with a friend at a concert, it's becoming easier and easier to send...

New way to turn any sheet of material into any shape using kirigami cuts

Researchers from the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) have developed a mathematical framework that can turn any sheet...

Your brain cannot recharge if you use your phone on break

Using your phone on break during mentally challenging tasks doesn’t allow your brain to recharge effectively and may result in poorer performance, according to...

Scientists develop super thin nylon films for transparent electronic devices

Scientists have solved a four-decade-long challenge of producing very thin nylon films that can be used for instance in electronic memory components. The thin nylon...

Scientists create new way to increase the efficiency of solar cells

Researchers at Columbia University have developed a way to harness more power from singlet fission to increase the efficiency of solar cells. This provides a...

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How you charge your smartphone could affect its battery life

Researchers at WMG at the University of Warwick have found that use of inductive charging, whilst highly convenient, risks depleting the life of mobile...
Scientists find a new way to harness the sun's energy

Scientists find a new way to harness the sun’s energy

In a new study, researchers have found a new way to harnesses the sun's energy to generate fuel while minimizing CO2 production. The research was...
Scientists solve the solar cell defect mystery after decades of effort

Scientists solve the solar cell defect mystery after decades of effort

A team of scientists at the University of Manchester has solved a key flaw in solar panels after 40 years of research around the...
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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...

This system could cool buildings without electricity

Engineers have designed a new system that can help cool buildings in crowded metropolitan areas without consuming electricity. This is an important innovation at a...