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Scientists just found a new way to make fuel from seawater

March 27th, 2019 at 12:10 pm » Comments Off

Could this help reignite hydrogen as a renewable fuel? Though hydrogen fuel eliminates tailpipe pollution, most hydrogen fuel is made from natural gas, a fossil fuel. It is possible to make it from a cleaner source: water. With electrodes in water, electricity can split the hydrogen from oxygen, giving you pure hydrogen. But until now, […]

Artificial Intelligence and the future of humans

March 25th, 2019 at 11:14 am » Comments Off

 A vehicle and person recognition system for use by law enforcement is demonstrated at last year’s GPU Technology Conference in Washington, D.C., which highlights new uses for artificial intelligence and deep learning. Experts say the rise of artificial intelligence will make most people better off over the next decade, but many have concerns about how […]

Refrigerants not required: Flexible metal cooling prototype demonstrates extreme efficiency

March 20th, 2019 at 11:07 am » Comments Off

The prototype heating/cooling system uses the remarkable properties of shape-memory nitinol metals for environmentally friendly cooling and heating A German research team has prototyped an extraordinary heating/cooling system that stresses and unloads nickel-titanium “muscle wires” to create heated and cooled air at twice the efficiency of a heat pump or three times the efficiency of […]

Goodyear’s new Aero concept tire transforms into a propellor for flying cars

March 14th, 2019 at 11:42 am » Comments Off

Flying cars and flying taxis are closer than you think. So how will these airborne vehicles make the transition from land to air? Goodyear thinks it knows, and is showing off the Aero — a tire than will be able to both run vertically as a tire and horizontally as a propeller — at the […]

Ten recent low-tech inventions that have changed the world

March 2nd, 2019 at 12:48 pm » Comments Off

Photo of young people using Hippo Rollers Technologies don’t have to be cutting edge to make a profound difference in people’s lives.

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