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Floating nuclear plants could prove tsunami-proof

The most frightening part of a tsunami hitting a nuclear power plant is what comes after – radioactive leaks that contaminate the water around the plant are exceedingly difficult to contain. ...

Thu 17 Apr 14 from Gizmag

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Oil-swishing craze: Snake oil or all-purpose remedy?

(HealthDay)—Allison Bennett of Palm City, Fla., plans to swish daily. Sloshing coconut oil around her mouth for a quarter of an hour every day will make her teeth whiter, she believes.

28 minutes ago from Medical Xpress

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Wireless power transfer achieved at five-meter distance

The way electronic devices receive their power has changed tremendously over the past few decades, from wired to non-wired. Users today enjoy all kinds of wireless electronic gadgets including ...

Thu 17 Apr 14 from Phys.org

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Skyscraper concept blocks the sun with hundreds of retractable umbrellas

An ambitious concept for a Middle East-based media headquarters would automatically erect a giant sunshade when necessary. Developed by REX, an award-winning New York-based architecture ...

9 hours ago from The Verge

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Old timey car to replace NYC horse carriages shown

An electric car that proponents hope will replace horse-drawn carriages in New York City has been revealed.

24 hours ago from Phys.org

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Crossed up! Anki Drive unveils new cars and first new tracks

The game featuring artificially intelligent cars is expanding, meaning players can buy all-new racing tracks, as well as two new cars. There's also a free software update opening up a set of ...

Wed 16 Apr 14 from CNET

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Nanomaterials Keep Pushing Lithium-Sulfur Battery Capabilities for EVs

Lithium-sulfur batteries are winning favor over Li-ion batteries for EVs thanks to nanomaterials

Wed 16 Apr 14 from IEEE Spectrum

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Nissan Offers Free And Easy Charging For LEAF Cars

Driving an electric car has its fair share of advantages – electricity is a whole lot more affordable than a full tank of gas, not to mention electric cars have no emissions that will ...

Thu 17 Apr 14 from Ubergizmo

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MG unveils EV concept to gauge European market demand

UK-based motor manufacturer MG has unveiled a concept of its first fully electric vehicle. The company has developed a static preview of its MG Dynamo in an attempt to gauge demand for a small, ...

Thu 17 Apr 14 from Gizmag

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Researchers develop the first mobile charging system for electric vehicles

The Instituto Tecnológico de la Energía (ITE) in Spain has developed the first mobile charging system for electric vehicles. This system allows users to charge their vehicle from any plug -not ...

Thu 17 Apr 14 from Phys.org

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