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February 8, 2016

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February 8, 2016

Rapid Dispersal of Aircraft Pollution

Feb. 3, 2016 — A series of aerofoil-shaped panels downwind of an airport runway could break up the plumes of exhaust gases from departing aircraft, preventing those gases from staying near the ground and so ... read more

Norway's EV Purchasing Spree Is Climate Friendly, Researchers Say

Dec. 18, 2015 — If every other passenger car in Norway is plugged into the electric network by 2020, Europe will have to produce more electricity – mainly from coal-fired power plants – to meet the demand. But ... read more

Real-Time Tracking Shows How Batteries Degrade

Dec. 18, 2015 — How disposable Lithium batteries degrade during normal use has been tracked in real-time by a research team using sophisticated 3-D imaging, giving a new way to non-invasively monitor performance ... read more

Dec. 15, 2015 — While some dream of the day that aerial drones deliver their online purchases, scientists are using the technology today to deliver data that was never available before. About 5,000 meters high in ... read more

New Device Could Detect Driver Drowsiness, Make Roads Safer

Dec. 8, 2015 — Drowsy driving injures and kills thousands of people in the United States each year. A new device under development could alert drowsy drivers and avoid potential ... read more

Dec. 4, 2015 — The battery is the heart of the electric car. Researchers have developed an energy storage device which is significantly more cost-effective over the entire life cycle in comparison with previous ... read more

Smart Chip Tells You How Healthy Your Battery Is

Dec. 7, 2015 — Scientists have developed a smart chip which can tell you how healthy is your battery and if it is safe for ... read more

Nov. 25, 2015 — A smart chip that can tell you how healthy is your battery and if it is safe for use, has been developed by ... read more

Nov. 23, 2015 — Taking inspiration from water beetles and other swimming insects, academics have developed the Row-bot, a robot that thrives in dirty water. The Row-bot mimics the way that the water boatman moves ... read more

Nov. 23, 2015 — Using their state-of-the-art simulation facility, scientists are exploring the use of car driving simulators as tools for training and testing drivers in order to reduce road traffic accidents and ... read more

Nov. 4, 2015 — Owners of home photovoltaic systems will soon be able to make their households even more sustainable, because PV power is also suitable for charging personal electronic vehicles. A home energy ... read more

Simple Mathematical Formula Models Lithium-Ion Battery Aging

Oct. 30, 2015 — Hybrid electric vehicles, cell phones, digital cameras, and the Mars Curiosity rover are just a few of the many devices that use rechargeable lithium-ion batteries. Now a team of researchers has a ... read more

U.S. Airlines Learning from Accident Close Calls, but They Can Try Harder, Study Finds

Oct. 29, 2015 — Although U.S. airlines are extraordinarily safe, they are missing an important opportunity to acquire even more safety-related information because some incidents involving close calls are not probed ... read more

Volkswagen's Emissions Cheat to Cause 60 Premature Deaths in US

Oct. 29, 2015 — Excess emissions from Volkswagen's defeat devices will cause around 60 people in the US to die 10 to 20 years prematurely, say researchers. In total, Volkswagen's excess emissions will ... read more

Oct. 27, 2015 — Engineers have reported on the development of a microscopic motor operating between two thermal baths, that is, a micro Carnot ... read more

Researchers Create Technology to Produce Lighter, Long-Lasting Batteries from Silicon

Oct. 26, 2015 — Substantially smaller and longer-lasting batteries for everything from portable electronic devices to electric cars could be come a reality thanks to an innovative technology developed ... read more

Oct. 26, 2015 — Increasing numbers of natural gas-powered trucks and buses are hitting the road, but a major disadvantage is the bulky equipment needed to store compressed NG or to keep liquefied NG cold. Now ... read more

Cars Must Be Considerate of the Driver When Talking

Oct. 26, 2015 — Smart telephones and TVs are well-established technical gadgets in today's society. The same cannot be said about smart cars with dialogue systems that can understand you and communicate as if ... read more

Oct. 21, 2015 — For the first time, researchers have demonstrated a flying, swimming, insect-like robot -- paving the way for future dual aerial aquatic robotic ... read more

Smart Car Cyberattack Warning: Flaws Found in Security Systems

Oct. 20, 2015 — How Australia acts today will determine the security and safety of driverless cars, autonomous vehicles and intelligent transport systems in the future, with academics warning there is a risk of ... read more

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