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Toyota Engineers Figure Out How To Use Magnesium In Batteries

05/08/2016, It is safe to say that the vast majority of rechargeable batteries found in our phones, laptops, tablets, smartwatches, cars, and etc. rely on lithium-ion batteries. This has been the case for a while now, despite the fact that lithium-ion batteries are...

Professor Fools His Students With A Robot Teaching Assistant

05/06/2016, When you send an email to someone, you would assume that a human being would read it and reply you, automated replies not withholding. However it seems that over at the Georgia Institute of Technology, a computer science professor by the name of Ashok...

Disney’s Scanner Identifies Gadgets By Their Electromagnetic Field

05/05/2016, Place three identical laptops, smartphones, or tablets side-by-side, all made by the same manufacturer, and each featuring the same specs as each other, and assuming there are no markings or visible identifiers, would you be able to tell which belonged to...

Drones Can Now Be Used To Help Make Rain

05/05/2016, Drones are amazing inventions. They help with photography, videography, used to deliver human organs for transplant, used for fishing, and even used for racing, so the idea of drones being used to help make it rain doesn’t really seem like that much of...

China Has A Robot Monk That Dispenses Advice To Templer-Goers

05/02/2016, Science and religion seem like aspects of life that would clash. Science is always trying to prove why certain things are the way they are, and religion is about faith and believing in things that might not necessarily be physically tangible or...

Students Create Gloves That Translates Sign Language Into Speech

04/26/2016, Unless you understand sign language, watching someone sign to you will pretty much mean nothing, which can be frustrating for those who have no choice but to use it as their main method of communications, but until learning sign language becomes mandatory...

Stanford Builds Wind Tunnel To Help Create Better Drones

04/24/2016, There is a lot of technology that has been inspired by nature, or even made more advance because of nature, and scientists at Stanford are indeed taking advantage of that and have recently constructed a one-of-a-kind wind tunnel that they believe will...

Researchers Use Drones To Help Find The Best Biofuel

04/22/2016, Go to the supermarket and sometimes you’ll find that there are different types of oranges. Just because they are oranges doesn’t make them all equal. Some species of oranges are grown to be seedless, some are grown to be bigger, some are grown to be...

Researchers Accidentally Create Long-Lasting Batteries

04/21/2016, While battery size does matter since it also helps determine how long a device will be able to last before requiring a charge, battery lifespan also matters because what’s the point of having a 5,000mAh battery if the charge won’t hold and starts...

Duck Waddles Again Thanks To 3D Printed Feet

04/19/2016, The wonders of 3D printing cannot be understated, especially if it gives a new lease of life to humans who have lost their limbs through an accident or other circumstances. What then, should be done about animals that would be able to live their lives...

Electronic Tattoo Transforms Skin Into A Display

04/18/2016, Having a tattoo can be deemed to be an irreversible decision, and for some of us, we would prefer to tread on the safe side of things, and use an app to preview just how a tattoo would look like on our skins. Well, here is something that is different...

Robotic Snake Helps To Plug Leaks Underwater

04/18/2016, Robots have certainly come a long way in their technological prowess, and they have also been “employed” to perform a variety of tasks as we have seen so far – including that of serving hotel guests or even customers at a restaurant. Having said...

Researchers Create A Flexible Camera

04/18/2016, Pretty much all cameras we see today are fixed in the sense that it takes a photo of whatever it is looking at. While there are 360-degree cameras, they are also to a certain extent “fixed” in their position. However over at the Columbia...