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Energy & Green Tech

Identification of a major factor influencing the cycle life of high energy density lithium-air batteries

NIMS and SoftBank discovered that the cycle life of high energy density lithium-air batteries is predominantly influenced by the ratio of electrolyte volume to electrode areal capacity. The team developed a technique to quantify ...

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Artificial intelligence for food security

AI, or artificial intelligence, is attracting great attention across many industries, even food production, according to research published in the International Journal of Society Systems Science.

Energy & Green Tech

Solar technology with the beauty of butterfly wings

Photovoltaic and solar thermal systems are not always considered aesthetically enhancing to a building. The colored modules, however, being developed at the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE are refreshingly ...

Consumer & Gadgets

CES 2021: Hologram technology inspired by 'Star Wars' could bring 'new dimension' to smartphones

The original "Star Wars," a movie later subtitled "A New Hope," inspired generations of filmmakers and other creators.

Consumer & Gadgets

Looking Glass converts any photo into 3-D image

On the first day of a popular psychology course in the 1970s at City College of New York, students were told the story of how a remote South American tribe that was never exposed to technology or even electricity reacted ...

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New Mercedes screen to stretch nearly full width of car

Daimler's Mercedes-Benz has unveiled a key interior component of its upcoming electric luxury sedan: a large, curved screen that sweeps across almost the entire width of the car in the place of a conventional dashboard.

Hardware

Fujifilm, IBM unveil 580-terabyte magnetic tape

When it comes to magnetic tape storage capacity, smaller is larger. That is, as the magnetic particles that store data become smaller, more data can be stockpiled in the same amount of space.