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Teardown of new 100 kWh Tesla battery pack reveals new cooling system and 102 kWh capacity

After a teardown of Tesla’s since discontinued 85 kWh battery pack, long-time Tesla owner and battery tinkerer Jason Hughes was the first to bring up the fact that Tesla’s packs don’t always have the same capacity as advertised. He found that the 85 kWh battery pack actually only had a capacity of …

Tesla

Why Space Fanatics Are Freaking Out About SpaceX's Next Launch

Following a successful Falcon 9 launch-and-barge-landing in California this month, SpaceX is now looking to get back in the swing of regular flight. …

Vanadium Batteries To Power The $27 Billion Off-Grid Energy Market

While the cost of renewable energies such as wind and solar have come down greatly in recent years, low availability continues to handicap renewable …

Porous, 3-D forms of graphene 10 times as strong as steel but much lighter

(<i>Nanowerk News</i>) A team of researchers at MIT has designed one of the strongest lightweight materials known, by compressing and fusing flakes of …

Nanotech

3 Technologies Will Utterly Transform Your World in the Next Decade

Technological innovation has permanently slowed down and so too will economic growth asserts Northwestern University economist Robert Gordon. Why? …

The best technology breakthroughs in 2016 from quantum computing to AI

IBTimes UK explores the greatest advances in 2016, including AI, quantum computing, drones and mobile data.<p>This year has been rollercoaster crash for …

6 Big Data Predictions for 2017

Girls in Tech celebrates a decade by ringing the NYSE closing bell

Celebrating a decade of promoting diversity, Girls in Tech leader Adriana Gascoigne rang the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange today.<p>Started a decade ago, the nonprofit group now has more than 50,000 members across 60 chapters around the world.<p>Gascoigne started Girls in Tech in San …

17 useful Google products and services you didn't know existed

Most of us have heard of Google's well-known and much-loved tools — Gmail, Google Earth, Google Maps, and many more. Those products and services are used by millions of people around the world every day.<p>What many people don't know, however, is that Google actually has a bunch of other features and …

Apps

The Ultimate List of Best Websites to Learn Coding

by Bradley Nice, Content Manager at ClickHelp.co — professional technical writing tool<p>It’s been half a year since I gathered my first list of …

America's first offshore wind farm just launched with GE turbines twice as tall as the Statue of Liberty

The vast majority of the energy the country consumes comes from fossil fuels, and isn't renewable or sustainable. But wind farms offer a promising alternative.<p>GE and Deepwater Wind, a developer of offshore turbines, have partnered to build five massive wind turbines and install them in the Atlantic …

How I landed a top-tier tech internship by doing something I love

It’s been about a year since I fell in love with coding. Since then I’ve built numerous projects, completed over 1000 hours worth of coursework on …

How Simple Hydrogen Could Solve Renewable Energy's Biggest Problem

A promising technology that injects hydrogen into existing gas pipelines could be the key to stabilizing renewable energy generation.<p>One of the biggest problems with renewable energy is the way supply and demand can fluctuate wildly. If the wind stops blowing or the sun goes down, renewable energy …

How a Background in STEM Can Drive Women to the Top

<i>The MPW Insiders Network is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s</i> …

A Nobel prize-winning physicist identified three simple steps to mastering any subject

I wasn’t always a good learner. I thought learning was all about the hours you put in. Then I discovered something that changed my life.<p>The famous Nobel Prize-winning physicist Richard Feynman understood the difference between “knowing something” and “knowing the name of something,” and it’s one of …

Self-improvement

health

Renewable energy could thrive in spite of Trump

Many of Trump's views on oil, gas, coal and clean energy - or, at any rate, those views enunciated during his presidential campaign - are very different from what's in place now. And if his plans are implemented, they'll change a lot of things.<p><b>The biggest winners will be oil and gas</b><p>"America First" …

Researchers developed a facial photo-matching game that reverses racial bias in children

In a recent study from Yale University, preschool teachers were found to spend more time watching African-American children, and especially boys, for signs of misbehavior, than they did children of other races.<p>Sadly, this didn’t surprise anyone who knew it to be true from experience.<p>What fewer of …

Psychology

Why chatbots are the last bridge to true AI

Humans have been storing, retrieving, manipulating, and communicating information since the Sumerians in Mesopotamia developed writing in 3000 BCE. Since then, we have continuously developed more and more sophisticated means to communicate and push information. Whether unconsciously or consciously, …

Blockchain technology is coming to the solar panels on your roof

Where there’s a market with creaking infrastructure to be disrupted, blockchain technology will disrupt it. At least that’s what some proponents of blockchain tech, which shares many of the same principles underpinning bitcoin, are hoping to do with the energy sector.<p>While blockchain tech has taken …

Blockchain

This paper-like battery charges in one minute and lasts for 10,000 cycles

Research company ITRI has introduced an Ultrafast Rechargeable Aluminum Battery (URABat), said to be a safer and more efficient alternative to lithium-ion batteries. Developed in partnership with Stanford University, the URABat can be fully-charged in one minute for more than 10,000 cycles.<p>The …

Making money in the market during the Trump administration is 'so easy a caveman could do it'

It is so easy, a caveman could do it.<p><b>The bond market and President Trump</b><p>I've already talked a lot about this topic. Please read this before you go any further. It's something I wrote back in April.<p>Interest rates shot up right after the election. Some thoughts:<p><b>Growth during a Trump presidency</b><p>As you …

World's tallest modular building is now open - see inside (VIDEO)

461 Dean is now leasing for fall occupancy with studios starting from $2,450, 1 Bedrooms starting from $3,125 and 2 Bedrooms starting from …

China’s Human CRISPR Tests Could Start a "Biomedical Duel”

A Chinese team became the first to test CRISPR gene editing on a human.<p>Chinese scientists just became the first team to test CRISPR gene editing on a …

Genetic Engineering

The Teenage Brain Is Wired to Learn—So Make Sure Your Students Know It

The potential that comes from neuroplasticity—the capacity to change the structure and function of the brain through learning—provides the foundation …

Making the World's Best Solar Panel Won't Be Easy for Tesla

The joint <b>Tesla Motors</b> (NASDAQ: TSLA)/<b>SolarCity</b> (NASDAQ: SCTY) conference call Monday night gave us a peek at what Tesla wants to do with solar panels and the solar roof long-term. And there's one puzzling piece investors should scrutinize more closely.<p>Image source: SunPower.<p>On the conference call, …

Solar Power

CONSCIOUS AWARENESS: Gateway to the unexplainable vastness of who and what we are

Today, the vast majority of people on this planet have no concept of conscious awareness or mindfulness. Many of those who do, teachers and students …

How small-scale wind turbines are made

Recently, Robert Llewellyn took his Fully Charged show to visit a wind farm and discuss large-scale wind. But large-scale wind isn't the only game in …

How to get kids to stop melting their brains with endless screen time

If your kids spend too much time in front of a screen, you still have time to rein that behavior in.<p>Last week, the American Academy of Pediatrics …

Parenting

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