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LG's hexagonal battery gives an extra charge to round smartwatches

If you want a smartwatch with week-long battery life, then you're better off with something like Pebble than a color touchscreen watch they typically only last a day or two. But South ...

3 hours ago from Gizmag

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Nanogenerator Produces Energy From Tires Rolling on Pavement

Reclaiming energy that would otherwise be lost offers improved efficiency in vehicles

55 minutes ago from IEEE Spectrum

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Targeted LEDs could provide efficient lighting for plants grown in space

A Purdue University study shows that targeting plants with red and blue LEDs provides energy-efficient lighting in contained environments, a finding that could advance the development of crop-growth ...

4 hours ago from Phys.org

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Study of storage material magnesium hydride may give boost to hydrogen cars

The dream of a cleaner, greener transportation future burns brightly in the promise of hydrogen-fueled, internal combustion engine automobiles. Modern-day versions of such vehicles run hot, ...

4 hours ago from Phys.org

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Start of test with solar energy generating noise barriers alongside highway

Alongside the A2 highway near Den Bosch, The Netherlands, two test noise barriers are installed that generate solar energy. The aim of this practical test, that was officially launched 18 June ...

Mon 29 Jun 15 from Phys.org

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Lego Wants to Stop Producing Oil-Based Bricks

Since 1963, Lego toys off all shapes and sizes have been moulded from ABS plastic, a material with a long list of pros; but thanks to the reliance on petroleum to make ABS, sustainability isn't ...

17 hours ago from Gizmodo

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Muscadine grape seed oil may help reduce obesity

Muscadine grape seed oil supplies a form of vitamin E, giving scientists another clue to reducing obesity, a new University of Florida study shows. The oil may help mitigate the […] ...

4 hours ago from Science Blog

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Formula E Ends First Season Wheel-to-Wheel

Energy efficiency and battery management dominate the series

Mon 29 Jun 15 from IEEE Spectrum

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New tech, similar face for new lightweight Audi A4

It might look like all the other Audis that have been launched in the past few years, but you're staring at the brand-new, totally redesigned A4. Wider and longer than the car it replaces, ...

5 hours ago from Gizmag

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The flying car has arrived and it looks scary as hell

Carry packages by drone? Yawn! Thorstin Crijns aims to transport people by multicopter, flying car style, and he actually built a brilliant/insane working prototype. A typical quadcopter won't ...

Fri 26 Jun 15 from Engadget

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