Engineering

Energy-efficient neighborhood redevelopment for affordable housing

In the "smood—smart neighborhood" project, 16 companies, four research institutions and an association have been working together, with the scientific support of Fraunhofer, on the future of energy-related renovation measures ...

Consumer & Gadgets

Bio-based plastics gain consumer favor over fossil fuels

When it comes to enhancing the sustainability of plastic beverage bottles, consumers are willing to pay a bonus for bio-based alternatives—the more so when the alternative is visually distinctive. This follows from research ...

Telecom

How 'zero-trust' could enable safe data exchange in space

Incidents such as the 2021 Colonial Pipeline hack and ransomware attacks on U.S. colleges and universities illustrate the importance of robust cybersecurity measures that protect the technologies and services that people ...

Engineering

LiDAR technology could improve safety features in vehicles

As of 2022, 17 car manufacturers have announced plans to use or are currently using LiDAR sensors across 21 different models. However, there are a few things that need to be solved before this technology can be used widespread.

Computer Sciences

Randomness in quantum machines helps verify their accuracy

In quantum computers and other experimental quantum systems, information spreads around the devices and quickly becomes scrambled like dice in a game of Boggle. This scrambling process happens as the basic units of the system, ...

Energy & Green Tech

Researchers reveal the role of 'lithium creep' in batteries

Safer and more powerful electric vehicles are one step closer thanks to new Deakin University research. It has pinpointed a crucial mechanism inside lithium-metal batteries that could prevent battery degradation and inform ...

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