7/11/2017

Energy & Green Tech

Taming 'dendrites' could bring better lithium-ion batteries

Researchers have learned the mechanisms behind a common type of failure in lithium-ion batteries caused by the formation and growth of "dendrites," findings that could aid in the design of faster-charging and longer-lasting ...

Engineering

System uses 'deep learning' to detect cracks in nuclear reactors

A system under development at Purdue University uses artificial intelligence to detect cracks captured in videos of nuclear reactors and represents a future inspection technology to help reduce accidents and maintenance costs.

Security

Tor to usher in better deal: A bigger, tastier, onion

(Tech Xplore)—"Dance like no one's watching. Encrypt like everyone is." That is a "Wednesday wisdom" pinned tweet on the Tor Project Twitter account and quite appropriate to describe their four-year resolve to keep on ...