Internet

Foes united vs Facebook over Instagram's effect on teens

Political adversaries in Congress are united in outrage against Facebook for privately compiling information that its Instagram photo-sharing service appears to grievously harm some teens, especially girls, while publicly ...

Automotive

Brussels urges VW to compensate all EU 'Dieselgate' customers

Brussels on Tuesday called on Volkswagen to pay out all European consumers—and not just German ones—affected by the "Dieselgate" scandal in which the automaker tampered with vehicle emissions to cheat pollution tests.

Engineering

What happens to a hydrogen tank during a collision?

Vehicle emissions contribute significantly to global warming effects, although technologies such as hybrid and fully electric vehicles have been introduced in recent years to reduce vehicle emissions. Hydrogen-fueled vehicles ...

Electronics & Semiconductors

Submerged sensors to control wearable electronics

Flexible and waterproof sensors that could unlock new applications for wearable electronics have been developed by scientists in Korea. Published in the journal Science and Technology of Advanced Materials, the study shows ...

Engineering

Touch-sensing glove detects and maps tactile stimuli

When you pick up a balloon, the pressure to keep hold of it is different from what you would exert to grasp a jar. And now engineers at MIT and elsewhere have a way to precisely measure and map such subtleties of tactile ...

Business

Big Tech booms even as lockdown living wanes

Big Tech goliaths like Facebook and Amazon unveiled whopping profits this week, showing their dominance in lockdown lifestyles is on course to grow well beyond the pandemic.

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Pressure

Pressure (symbol: p or P) is the force per unit area applied in a direction perpendicular to the surface of an object. Gauge pressure is the pressure relative to the local atmospheric or ambient pressure.

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