Thursday, February 23, 2017

One step closer to reality: Devices that convert heat into electricity

COLUMBUS, Ohio--The same researchers who pioneered the use of a quantum mechanical effect to convert heat into electricity have figured out how to make...

The hidden inferno inside your laser pointer

If you thought that a kid's room, a Norwegian Nobel Laureate and a laser pointer had nothing in common, two UA physicists are about...

Bright future for energy devices

A little sodium goes a long way. At least that's the case in carbon-based energy technology. Specifically, embedding sodium in carbon materials can tremendously...

This safe battery won’t burst into flames

  A new lithium-ion battery shuts down before overheating, then restarts immediately when the temperature cools. The technology could prevent the kind of fires that have...

These 3D-printed electrodes for screens are transparent

A new way of printing electrodes could make touchscreens in phones and other devices work and look better. The new electrodes, some of the most...

Could we have cheaper screens with this transparent metal?

A new material that is both highly transparent and electrically conductive could make large screen displays, smart windows, and even touch screens and solar...

How Xbox can make x-rays safer for kids

A new approach for producing high-quality x-rays with minimal radiation exposure—particularly in children—relies on the Xbox gaming system. Using proprietary software developed for the Microsoft...

Hackers Can Now Hack Smart Rifles Easily

View the article's original source Author: Ahmed Bilal Hackers are everywhere and with the recent update into a web connected and smart lifestyle the opportunities are...

Android DoS Vulnerability Affects 95% of Android Devices – Patch Released

View the article's original source Author: Shaikh Rafia According to a security research firm, a denial-of-service (DoS) vulnerability is present in Android 4.0.1 Jelly Bean through...

Xbox One “Powered by Windows 10″ Coming in September – New Design Revealed

View the article's original source Author: Shaikh Rafia Microsoft shared details of its plans to bring Windows 10 to the Xbox One at the Gamescom 2015 event...

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