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Small electric fields can play decisive role in formation of diamond

Diamond, like graphite, is a special form of carbon. Its cubic crystal structure and its strong chemical bonds give it its unique hardness. For thousands of years, it has also been sought after as both a tool and as a thing of beauty. Only in the 195.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgJan 21st, 2021

Porsche raises stake in electric car and components maker Rimac Automobili

Rimac Automobili, the Croatian company known for its electric hypercars and battery and powertrain development, has gained yet another investment from Porsche AG. Porsche said Monday it has invested 70 million euros ($83.3 miilion) into Rimac, a move.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News6 hr. 55 min. ago

Ford plans a small van for Mexico plant

Suppliers have been approached about a possible Transit Connect successor to begin production in 2023, said people familiar with the matter......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News10 hr. 23 min. ago

"What the Truth Is": FAA Safety Engineer Slams Oversight of Boeing"s 737 MAX

The Seattle Times reports: Haunted by the two deadly crashes of Boeing 737 MAX jets and his agency's role in approving the plane, veteran Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) safety engineer Joe Jacobsen is stepping forward publicly to give the vic.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News21 hr. 55 min. ago

A music video you can play: Indie rock inside the Unity engine

You've seen interactive music before—but an indie mindset changes the game. For nearly as long as video games have been around, they've enjoyed a tight relationship with pop music. As early as 1983, Bally-Midway collaborated with Journey.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMar 7th, 2021

Female experts fighting the pandemic hope to inspire new generation of young women

The women responsible for some of the pandemic's most exciting breakthroughs say they hope to inspire more women to enter the science, engineering, and technology fields......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsMar 7th, 2021

Automaking is only part of GM CEO"s vision

GM's reach into insurance, robotaxis and electric delivery vans is part of a broader strategy to stretch what's typically a one-time transaction into a wider profit net over the lifetime of the vehicle......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMar 7th, 2021

Why the "Small Internet" Movement Wants to Revive Gopher

Long-time Slashdot reader lee1 shares a new article from Linux magazine: The danger and irritations of the modern web have unleashed a movement dedicated to creating a safer and simpler alternative. The old Gopher network and the new Gemini protocol.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

VW teases electric flagship showing a sleek four-door fastback

VW says the production car will play a crucial role in bringing highly automated driving to the mass-market......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

Physics camp has proven benefits for high school girls

Even a small effort up front can boost the abilities and confidence of girls as they anticipate taking challenging science courses......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

Flamingos poisoned by illegal lead pellets in Greek lagoon

On a country road that the locals have dubbed 'Flamingo Street' Stavros Kalpakis walks alongside the tall reeds of Agios Mamas, a small northern Greek lagoon, peering through binoculars......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

China"s "Sharp Eyes" Program Aims To Surveil 100% of Public Space

schwit1 shares a report: One of China's largest and most pervasive surveillance networks got its start in a small county about seven hours north of Shanghai. In 2013, the local government in Pingyi County began installing tens of thousands of securit.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

At Least 30,000 US Organizations Newly Hacked Via Holes In Microsoft"s Email Software

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Krebs On Security: At least 30,000 organizations across the United States -- including a significant number of small businesses, towns, cities and local governments -- have over the past few days been hacked b.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

Tesla Share Price Plunge Knocks $267 Billion Off Market Value

A sharp decline in Tesla's share price has wiped more than $250 billion off the value of the electric car company, and dragged down the value of an Edinburgh-based investment fund that is one of Tesla's biggest backers. The Guardian reports: The shar.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMar 6th, 2021

Small volcanic lakes tapping giant underground reservoirs

In its large caldera, Newberry volcano (Oregon, U.S.) has two small volcanic lakes, one fed by volcanic geothermal fluids (Paulina Lake) and one by gases (East Lake). These popular fishing grounds are small windows into a large underlying reservoir o.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

The gut mycobiome influences the metabolism of processed foods

Studies of the microbiome in the human gut have largely overlooked non-bacterial microbes: viruses, protists, archaea and fungi. Now research in mice points to a significant role for fungi, called the mycobiome, in the intestine......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

Life"s rich pattern: Researchers use sound to shape the future of printing

Researchers in the UK have developed a way to coax microscopic particles and droplets into precise patterns by harnessing the power of sound in air. The implications for printing, especially in the fields of medicine and electronics, are far-reaching.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

Light in concert with force reveals how materials become harder when illuminated

Semiconductor materials play an indispensable role in our modern information-oriented society. For reliable performance of semiconductor devices, these materials need to have superior mechanical properties: they must be strong as well as resistant to.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

How to Achieve Interoperability in Healthcare After the Pandemic

The role of digitization in the healthcare industry has been significant over the past few years. Leveraging digital software and hardware, doctors have been successfully treating their patients with more care and precision. However, despite the use.....»»

Category: hostingSource:  dailyhostnewsRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

The story of polar aurora just got much bigger: Unknown magnetospheric mechanisms revealed

A critical ingredient for auroras exists much higher in space than previously thought, according to new research in the journal Scientific Reports. The dazzling light displays in the polar night skies require an electric accelerator to propel charged.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021

Stellantis will increase pace of EV launches in Europe, U.S.

Stellantis, whose brands include Opel, Jeep, Ram and Maserati, plans to have full-electric or hybrid versions of all of its vehicles in Europe, as well as its light-duty vehicles in the U.S., by 2025......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMar 5th, 2021