Energy & Green Tech

Invention reduces risk of battery explosions

A deceptively simple sensor system developed at the U.S. Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory can prevent dangerous conditions from developing in outdoor battery cabinets.

Automotive

A responder's critical path

We've all come to rely on the navigation apps on our mobile devices to steer our daily itineraries. Within seconds of typing our destination into a blinking search bar, we have an expertly planned route and estimated time ...

Hi Tech & Innovation

Flying doctors: UK air ambulance tests paramedic jet suit

Emergency responders and engineers in Britain said on Tuesday they have successfully tested "the world's first jet suit paramedic", which could transform how life-savers reach isolated casualty sites.

Energy & Green Tech

Safeguarding the power supply in the event of a major outage

Germany's power supply is one of the most reliable in the world. Yet the growth in renewable energy has introduced a host of unpredictable factors into the power mix. The increasing number of irregular power sources can bring ...

Internet

Twitter offers data to researchers studying virus

Twitter said Wednesday it would allow researchers to access data on real-time conversations about the coronavirus pandemic to help deepen their understanding of the disease.

Engineering

Automatic fall detector attaches to wall, no wearable needed

For the elderly, falling down bears striking differences because, like sticks and stones, falls may well disturb some bones. Falls' outcomes may be a very far cry from a child's plaster on the knee, lollipop and note to the ...

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