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Chinese startup claims breakthrough with EV battery that overcomes cold weather

Chinese unicorn Greater Bay Technology says its new Phoenix cell can heat the battery back from -4F to 77F in five minutes, allowing it to operate as normal and charge within six minutes in all weather conditions......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsJun 6th, 2023

America’s Aging Dams Are a Catastrophe Waiting to Happen

Climate change presents a growing threat to the nation’s nearly 92,000 dams, many of which are more than 100 years old, as heavy rainfall, flooding, and other forms of extreme weather become more common and severe......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated NewsJul 13th, 2024

“Superhuman” Go AIs still have trouble defending against these simple exploits

Plugging up "worst-case" algorithmic holes is proving more difficult than expected. Enlarge / Man vs. machine in a sea of stones. (credit: Getty Images) In the ancient Chinese game of Go, state-of-the-art artificial inte.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJul 13th, 2024

OpenAI reportedly nears breakthrough with “reasoning” AI, reveals progress framework

Under new classification, Level 2 AI can perform "human-level problem solving." Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) OpenAI recently unveiled a five-tier system to gauge its advancement toward developing artificial general in.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJul 13th, 2024

This new Windows 11 setting could improve performance and battery life

A new power setting is spotted in the new 26252 build Microsoft recently released giving users a new but hidden Power setting enhancement......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJul 12th, 2024

Tips for Redacting Sensitive Information in PDF Documents: Protecting Privacy and Confidentiality

These days, protecting sensitive information is more important than ever. Whether you’re a startup or a major corporation, if you handle personal data, you must keep it safe. Take T-Mobile, for instance. In August 2022, the American telecom gia.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  phandroidRelated NewsJul 12th, 2024

Arduino’s Plug and Make Kit lets your hacking imagination run wild, sans solder

Daisy-chain tiny boards into weather stations, game controllers, and way more. Enlarge / Having this on the wall, right by your front door, would serve the purpose of informing guests where your priorities lie. (credit: Arduino).....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJul 12th, 2024

Dealership insurance claims follow CDK cyberattack recovery

Some dealerships have already notified their insurance carrier about the June 19 CDK Global cyberattacks. Others are in wait-and-see mode......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJul 12th, 2024

Novel gene writing technology enables all-RNA-mediated targeted gene integration in human cells

In a recent study published in Cell, a research team led by Li Wei and Zhou Qi from the Institute of Zoology of the Chinese Academy of Sciences has developed an innovative gene-writing technology based on retrotransposons. This achievement enables al.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 12th, 2024

Evolutionary biologists investigate how plant cold specialists can adapt to the environment

Plant cold specialists like the spoonworts have adapted well to the cold climates of the Ice Ages. As cold and warm periods alternated, they developed a number of species that also resulted in a proliferation of the genome......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 12th, 2024

Rocket Report: Chinese firm suffers another failure; Ariane 6 soars in debut

"This powers Europe back into space.” Enlarge / The Ariane 6 rocket takes flight for the first time on July 9, 2024. (credit: ESA - S. Corvaja) Welcome to Edition 7.02 of the Rocket Report! The highlight of this week w.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJul 12th, 2024

Tesla delaying the launch of its next big thing, report claims

Tesla is reportedly delaying the unveiling of its robotaxi by a couple of months, so we won't see a prototype until October at the earliest......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJul 12th, 2024

Giant salamander species found in what was thought to be an icy ecosystem

Found after its kind were thought extinct, and where it was thought to be too cold. Enlarge (credit: C. Marsicano) Gaiasia jennyae, a newly discovered freshwater apex predator with a body length reaching 4.5 meters, lurk.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJul 11th, 2024

Novel protein found to inhibit activity of CRISPR-Cas system

In a study published in Nature on July 3, researchers from the Institute of Biophysics of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the University of Toronto, Canada, discovered a novel anti-CRISPR protein called AcrIF25, which inhibits the activity of the.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 11th, 2024

New portable fluorescence sensors enable targeted detection of heavy metal chromium (III)

Prof. Jiang Changlong's research team from the Hefei Institutes of Physical Science of the Chinese Academy of Sciences has developed a highly sensitive ratiometric fluorescent probe that can detect heavy metal trivalent chromium (Cr3+) in the environ.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 11th, 2024

Scientists use cosmic rays to study twisters and other severe storms

Cosmic rays could offer scientists another way to track and study violent tornadoes and other severe weather phenomena, a new study suggests......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 11th, 2024

Arm tweaks AMD’s FSR to bring battery-saving GPU upscaling to phones and tablets

Arm "Accuracy Super Resolution" is optimized for power use and integrated GPUs. Enlarge / An Arm sample image meant to show off its new "Accuracy Super Resolution" upscaling tech. (credit: Arm) Some of the best Arm proce.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJul 11th, 2024

Zero-field NMR spectroscopy measures quadrupolar nuclei for the first time

Researchers at Mainz University and the University of California, Berkeley, have achieved a breakthrough in zero-field nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy, paving the way towards benchmarking quantum chemistry calculations......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsJul 11th, 2024

1 Thing We"re Talking About: Collision recalibration startup Kinetic raises $21 million

Startup company Kinetic, which is modernizing the collision repair recalibration process, secured $21 million in Series B funding......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJul 11th, 2024

Apple has big camera upgrades lined up through iPhone 19 Pro

Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo claims to have details about 2024's iPhone 16 Pro range, and how optical zoom will keep improving up to 2027's iPhone 19 Pro.Render of the iPhone 16 Pro and its camera systemCurrently, only the iPhone 15 Pro Max features a tetrap.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsJul 11th, 2024

Apple has big upgrades in mind for the cameras all the way through the iPhone 19 Pro

Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo claims to have details about 2024's iPhone 16 Pro range, and how optical zoom will keep improving up to 2027's iPhone 19 Pro.Render of the iPhone 16 Pro and its camera systemCurrently, only the iPhone 15 Pro Max features a tetrap.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsJul 11th, 2024