Monday, Jan 10

Energy & Green Tech

Making light work of emerging micropollutants

Carbon-based organic micropollutants in water can be removed by treatment with high-intensity pulses of light in a procedure developed and demonstrated by researchers at KAUST.

Robotics

Algorithm helps robots avoid obstacles in their path

If you've ever ordered a product from Amazon, chances are that a robot selected your purchase from a shelf, read the barcode and delivered it to the counter for packaging. Hopefully, it didn't collide with a human worker ...

Tuesday, Jan 11

Computer Sciences

From 2D to 3D: How to inflate shapes via machine learning

Research by King's Lecturer in Engineering, Dr. Antonio Forte, is investigating ways of working with soft robots to allow them to morph from two to three dimensions. This paves the way for devices that can be programmed to ...

Consumer & Gadgets

CTA announces availability of Ripple—an open radar API standard

Officials at the Consumer Technology Association have announced the development and availability of Ripple, an open radar API standard. The API is being presented as an industry standard for the interoperability of hardware ...

Wednesday, Jan 12

Electronics & Semiconductors

Rubber material holds key to long-lasting, safer EV batteries

For electric vehicles (EVs) to become mainstream, they need cost-effective, safer, longer-lasting batteries that won't explode during use or harm the environment. Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology may have ...

Energy & Green Tech

US to hold largest-ever offshore wind farm auction next month

The US government announced Wednesday it will auction more than 480,000 acres off the coasts of New York and New Jersey to build wind farms as part of its campaign to supply renewable energy to more than 10 million homes ...

Energy & Green Tech

Idaho researchers unveil enhanced electric power grid test bed

It's taken almost 10 years to design and construct, but researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's Idaho National Laboratory have now energized and put into service one of the nation's most comprehensive electric ...

Thursday, Jan 13

Security

Teen hacker claims ability to control 25 Teslas worldwide

A 19-year-old security researcher claims to have hacked remotely into more than 25 Tesla Inc. cars in 13 countries, saying in a series of tweets that a software flaw allowed him to access the EV pioneer's systems.

Friday, Jan 14

Computer Sciences

The first AI breast cancer sleuth that shows its work

Computer engineers and radiologists at Duke University have developed an artificial intelligence platform to analyze potentially cancerous lesions in mammography scans to determine if a patient should receive an invasive ...

Electronics & Semiconductors

World's first MRAM-based in-memory computing

Samsung Electronics today announced its demonstration of the world's first in-memory computing based on MRAM (Magnetoresistive Random Access Memory). The paper on this innovation was published online by Nature on January ...

Energy & Green Tech

Photon recycling: The key to high-efficiency perovskite solar cells

Scientists from TU Dresden, in cooperation with researchers at Seoul National University (SNU) and Korea University (KU), demonstrated the role of the re-use of photons (known as 'photon recycling') and light scattering effects ...

Security

Protecting EV charging stations from cyberattacks

As the number of electric cars on the road grows, so does the need for their electric vehicle (EV) charging stations and the Internet-based managing systems within those stations. However, these managing systems face their ...

Other

Medevac helicopter flights could be grounded by new 5G rollout

The critically ill newborn baby was whisked by helicopter Saturday from rural Silverton, Oregon, to a children's hospital in Portland, the kind of life-saving transport Life Flight Network makes thousands of times a year.

Saturday, Jan 15

Engineering

A safer gun?: 'Smart' pistols headed to US market

"Smart" pistols designed to limit who can shoot them are poised to hit the booming US firearm market this year, taking aim at spiking gun deaths as federal lawmakers remain deadlocked on any new restrictions.

Energy & Green Tech

Chile court freezes multi-million dollar lithium deal

A Chilean appeals court on Friday suspended a million-dollar state lithium tender issued two days earlier that had generated controversy for coming just two months before the end of conservative President Sebastian Pinera's ...

Business

FAA sets rules for some Boeing 787 landings near 5G service

Federal safety officials are directing operators of some Boeing planes to adopt extra procedures when landing on wet or snowy runways near impending 5G service because, they say, interference from the wireless networks could ...

Business

Suit says Google, Facebook chiefs OK'd market pact

Top bosses of Google and Facebook were directly involved in approving an allegedly illegal 2018 deal to cement their dominance of the online advertising market, US court documents revealed Friday.

Sunday, Jan 16