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Safe graphene battery won’t unexpectedly burst into flames like lithium-ion

Graphene is one seriously exciting material. Its next trick could be powering the next generation of batteries......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsJan 14th, 2021

US declares Xiaomi a “Communist Chinese military company,” bans investments

Xiaomi won't suffer the suffocating supply chain bans of Huawei—at least, not yet. Enlarge / The Xiaomi Mi 11. (credit: Xiaomi) The latest shot in the US Government's war on leading Chinese smartphone vendors is directed at Xiaomi, which to.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News3 hr. 56 min. ago

Filling a crucial gap in aquafarming: Ion beam breeding to the rescue

A research team led by scientists at the RIKEN Nishina Center for Accelerator-Based Science (RNC) has successfully created larger-than-usual strains of zooplankton—which are used in fish nurseries—by creating mutations with a heavy ion beam. The.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News5 hr. 24 min. ago

Star Wars Battlefront II"s Celebration Edition is free on the Epic Games Store

We don't know what sort of deal Epic had to strike with EA to convince the publisher to give away one of its more popular Star Wars games for free, but we certainly won't be complaining. The Celebration Edition would normally run you a whopping $40,.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News7 hr. 55 min. ago

Protecting fragile ecosystems from lithium mining

More lithium is needed to supply the electric car market, but can it be produced in a sustainable way?.....»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News19 hr. 24 min. ago

The best cheap GoPro alternatives that won’t leave you broke for January 2021

If you're staying active outside, a good action camera is a perfect way to record your adventures......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJan 14th, 2021

VW ID Buzz"s trip to U.S. delayed until 2023

VW boss Scott Keogh tells Automotive News Publisher Jason Stein that the retro-styled electric microbus won't make it to the U.S. in 2022, but will be here later......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJan 14th, 2021

New way to control electrical charge in 2-D materials: Put a flake on it

Physicists at Washington University in St. Louis have discovered how to locally add electrical charge to an atomically thin graphene device by layering flakes of another thin material, alpha-RuCl3, on top of it......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 14th, 2021

The best Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra cases and covers

The Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra is here, and it's a powerful stunner. But you'll want to keep it safe. Here are some of the best Galaxy S21 Ultra cases and covers......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJan 14th, 2021

Read this if you’re outraged about the FHD+ screen on the Galaxy S21

The Galaxy S21 and Galaxy S21 Plus have FHD+ resolution screens, and some may be concerned about it. Don't be, because your eyes won't see the difference......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJan 14th, 2021

A scanning transmission X-ray microscope for analysis of chemical states of lithium

Lithium-ion batteries (LIB) are widely used for daily products in our life, such as hybrid cars, cell phone, etc. but their charge/discharge process is not fully understood yet. To understand the process, behaviors of lithium ion, distribution and ch.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 14th, 2021

Giving the hydrogen economy an acid test

A team of researchers led by the Institute of Applied Physics at the University of Tsukuba has demonstrated a method for producing acid-resistant catalysts by covering them with layers of graphene. They show that using few layers allows for greater p.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 14th, 2021

These Sony noise-canceling Bluetooth headphones are over $100 off at Amazon

The Sony WH-CH710N noise-canceling headphones, which also offer a long battery life, are on sale from Amazon at $102 off, lowering their price to just $98......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJan 14th, 2021

China battery recycling plant hit by expolosion

Hunan Brunp Recycling Technology, the largest Chinese company that recycles lithium batteries, saw an explosion at a factory in Changsha, central China, according to local media reports......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJan 14th, 2021

The future of making stuff: Inside the evolution of 3D printing with Formlabs

Change is coming to 3D printing. After a big burst of innovation and creativity on the hardware side, many are now shifting focus to materials engineering......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJan 14th, 2021

Safe graphene battery won’t unexpectedly burst into flames like lithium-ion

Graphene is one seriously exciting material. Its next trick could be powering the next generation of batteries......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJan 14th, 2021

EV maker Electric Last Mile to move HQ in suburban Detroit

The startup, which plans to go public through a reverse merger, said it will build initial battery pack and electric motor prototypes as well as complete preproduction vehicles at the new location......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJan 14th, 2021

Make:cast – Scott Swaaley – Engineer, Educator & Entrepreneur

Subscribe to Make:cast on Itunes or Google Podcasts. You can also find it on Spotify, Deezer, Podcast Addict, PodChaser and Spreaker. A list of previous episodes of Make:cast can be found here. Scott Swaaley of Make Safe Tools As a maker, San Diego-n.....»»

Category: topSource:  maezineRelated NewsJan 14th, 2021

Dire wolves aren’t wolves at all—they form a distinct lineage with jackals

The extinct canids had been isolated from wolves for 3 million years. Enlarge (credit: Wikimedia commons) Dire wolves had a burst of newfound fame with their appearance in Game of Thrones, where they were portrayed as a far larger version of m.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJan 13th, 2021

Cafe, croissant, worms? EU agency says worms safe to eat

The vaunted Mediterranean diet and the French "bon gout" are getting some competition: The European Union's food safety agency says worms are safe to eat......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 13th, 2021

Rare star"s giant gamma-ray burst GRB 200415A captured close to our home galaxy

Earth gets blasted by mild short gamma-ray bursts (GRBs) most days. But sometimes, a giant flare like GRB 200415A arrives at our galaxy, sweeping along energy that dwarfs our sun. In fact, the most powerful explosions in the universe are gamma-ray bu.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 13th, 2021