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There are 2 dimensions of time, theoretical physicist states

You can’t really enter into “another dimension” as science fiction would have you believe. Instead, dimensions are how we experience the world. But …

Physics

Tesla battery researcher says they doubled lifetime of batteries in Tesla’s products 4 years ahead of time [Updated]

Almost a year into his new research partnership with Tesla, battery researcher Jeff Dahn has been hitting the talk circuit presenting some of his team’s recent progress. We reported last week on his talk at the International Battery Seminar from March and now we have a talk from him at MIT this …

Scientists develop tech to create Wi-Fi holograms

Soon Wi-Fi could do more than connect you to the internet.<p>Scientists at the Technical University of Munich have developed a holographic imaging process that uses the radiation of a Wi-Fi transmitter to generate three-dimensional images of the surrounding environment, down to centimeter-scale …

Wi-Fi

What is the interplanetary transport network?

It all sounds too good to be true, so here's the downside. It's slow. Really, painfully slow.<p>Like it can take years and even decades to move from …

'Universal cancer vaccine’ breakthrough claimed by experts

Scientists have taken a “very positive step” towards creating a universal vaccine against cancer that makes the body’s immune system attack tumours …

Reaching Mars in a few days? It's possible, NASA video says

Ever since NASA announced plans to send a manned mission to Mars in the 2030s and Hollywood got in on the action with "The Martian," the Red Planet has loomed large in our collective imagination. Now, thanks to a video released by NASA, we can add a new bit of heat to Mars fever -- the idea that we …

Space Travel

Chiral magnetic effect generates quantum current

Scientists at the U.S Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory and Stony Brook University have discovered a new way to generate …

Physics

This Is What Happens When You Combine Ferrofluids and Glowsticks

Ferrofluids are cool. Glowsticks are cool. And what happens when you combine them is pretty neat, too.<p>Ferrofluids are liquids that hold tiny …

Magnetism

NASA's Curiosity Rover Views Serene Sundown on Mars

The sun dips to a Martian horizon in a blue-tinged sky in images sent home to Earth this week from NASA's Curiosity Mars rover.<p>A series of images is …

Blink-182 Co-Founder Tom DeLonge Goes Deep on UFOs

You have to understand, I've been involved in this for a long time. I have sources from the government. I've had my phone tapped. I've done a lot of weird stuff in this industry -- people wouldn't believe me if I told them. But this is what happens when you start getting on an email chains with …

You'll Need to Pedal Hard if You Want to Beat This Shoot-'Em-Up

CHIBA, Japan—Videogames often let us display superhuman strength, endurance and speed. It's a fantasy, of course, but what if playing a videogame …

Learn How to Build a Nuclear Fusor

Nuclear fusion is the process of squeezing two atoms together so tightly that their nuclei fuse, creating a heavier atom and releasing a blast of energy. Fusion creates the inferno inside the sun — and the hydrogen bomb — but no one has yet harnessed its enormous power for peaceful uses.<p>They’ve …

Arduino

World Future Society

Your Journey Begins Here...<p>Each of us has a story to share about the moment or experience that led us down a path of curiosity about the future . . …

Learning

This Algae Battery Could Power A Tesla With 200X The Charge

In a small lab, near a lake at the edge of West Berkeley, sits the prototype of what could revolutionize battery power as we know it. The secret to this power? Algae.<p>OK, just hang with me here. Lots of research has already been done on algae’s possible power capabilities. Prototype creator Adam …

Scientists Solved the Mystery of Why Rechargeable Batteries Go Bad

Every time you recharge your lithium-ion batteries, their storage capacity decreases just a little bit. That is why your mobile gadgets won't stay on …

Clean Energy

The cold logic behind Elon Musk’s $5 billion gigafactory gamble

Elon Musk is placing an enormous bet on the world’s largest lithium-ion battery plant—a $5 billion, 10 million-square-foot (930,000 sq m) “gigafactory” that would make enough battery packs to power 500,000 electric cars a year. That is four times the number of electric cars of any brand bought …

Amazing New Spinal Cord Implant Revives Paralyzed Man's Legs

A pioneering new technique which uses electrical implants in the spines of paralyzed patients can help them move their legs again—and could soon …

Spinal Cords

Disorder of neuronal circuits in autism is reversible, new study suggests

People with autism suffer from a pervasive developmental disorder of the brain that becomes evident in early childhood. Medical researchers have …

IBM’s Watson Tackles The Tumor Genome, On The Way To Personalized Cancer Treatments

To develop a specific treatment for each person’s cancer, doctors would need to learn their tumor’s genetic code. It’s a task too difficult for humans to do for every cancer patient. But it might not be too difficult for a problem-solving supercomputer.<p>IBM’s advanced artificial intelligence program …

Cancer

New drug makes brain cancer cells explode

Cells belonging to the most aggressive form of brain cancer are blown to smithereens<p>By screening over 1,000 different types of molecules, scientists have managed to identify a compound that can literally blow up tumor cells belonging to the most aggressive form of brain cancer — glioblastoma …

Researchers beat fiber optic broadband speeds using visible LED light

High speed data is already being transmitted by visible light to the moon, so why not in your living room, too? After the Fraunhofer Institute showed off 3Gbps speeds with LED lights, researchers from five UK universities have managed to transmit data at 10Gbps using micro-LEDs with a technique …

Amazon is working on displays that Apple and Samsung can’t match

When Amazon unveiled the unique display panel of its Paperwhite Kindle e-reader, it revealed two impressive facts: The first is that Amazon’s internal hardware engineering team is more sophisticated than Amazon’s line of decent but not so revolutionary tablets and e-readers would suggest. The …

First Inductively Charged City Bus System Now Rolling

One South Korean city started testing them yesterday.<p>Here's one way you could charge electric cars in the future. A South Korean city is testing electric buses that get their charge from cables buried underneath the road.<p>The cables create magnetic fields that a device on the underside of the buses …