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A graphene roll-out

MIT engineers have developed a continuous manufacturing process that produces long strips of high-quality graphene.The team’s results are the first …

Nanotech

Bifacial Plus Tracking Boosts Solar Energy Yield by 27 Percent

The conversation surroundingsolarmodules in 2018 is understandably focused on the ramifications of the Section 201 tariffs. But there is another …

Solar Power

New Coating Traps Light In Solar Cells Like Sound In A Whispering Gallery

The quest for better ways to harness sunlight continues with two teams announcing new methods to increase solar cell efficiency and flexibility.<p>Even …

Nanotech

EV startup unveils new retro-looking electric car with in-wheel hub motors

Czech electric car startup MW Motors unveiled a new lightweight and retro-looking all-electric vehicle powered by in-wheel hub motors.<p>Restomods, which consists of restoring old vehicles with modern mechanical parts, like a new engine, suspension and brakes, are becoming increasingly popular as many …

Automotive Industry

This Dope Fashion Line Brings PORTAL and ASSASSIN’S CREED to Life

When gaming, customizing skins can go beyond creating a playable avatar, sometimes you wish you could dress in real life to actually become that …

DC Comics

Google’s astounding new search tool will answer any question by reading thousands of books

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada<p>Imagine if you could gather thousands of writers in a circle to discuss one question. What would optimist Thomas L. Friedman say about intervening in Syria, for example? Would chaos theorist Santo Banerjee concur?<p>Google now has a way to convene that kind of …

British Columbia

Singapore researchers enhance ductility and toughness of metal 3D printed parts with creative SLM approach

A team of researchers based in Singapore have studied the SLM 3D printing process in-depth, to find a creative way to improve its results. They were …

3D Printing

3D printed metamaterials can be switched on and off remotely for sound and vibration control

A group of researchers at USC Viterbi has made use of 3D printing in order to create a unique metamaterial. Like many metamaterials, its structure …

3D Printing

Clear, durable "omniphobic" coating repels almost any liquid

Our phones follow us everywhere – which often puts them in the line of fire for spilt drinks or rain. But now a team at the University of Michigan …

Nanotech

Volvo unveils its first all-electric truck with ‘up to 300 km’ (186 miles) of range

Earlier this year, the Swedish group Volvo Trucks announced that it will bring its electric trucks to the road as soon as this year and start selling them next year.<p>Today, they unveiled their first electric truck: ‘the Volvo FL Electric’.<p>The 16-tonne truck can be configured with different battery …

Alternative Fuel

Fastest 3D printer: Building 3D printing projects faster

The benefits of 3D printing are numerous. This manufact […]The post Fastest 3D printer: Building 3D printing projects faster appeared first on 3D …

3D Printing

This battery advance could make electric vehicles far cheaper - MIT Technology Review

For the last seven years, a startup based in Alameda, California, has quietly worked on a novel anode material that promises to significantly boost …

Clean Energy

Simple Swipe With Vanilla JavaScript

I used to think implementing swipe gestures had to be very difficult, but I have recently found myself in a situation where I had to do it and …

Tutorials

EV startup unveils new electric hypercar with specs competing with Tesla’s new Roadster

It looks like when Tesla launched its next-generation Roadster, it might have set the bar for new hypercars coming out since several companies have been benchmarking their upcoming vehicles based on some of the specs that Tesla released.<p>Now Taipei-based startup Xing Mobility unveils its new …

Tesla

Sono Motors unveils the $18,000 SION solar-powered car

1/22<p>Sono Motors Sion solar car 9<p>The dream of being able to commute to work in a solar-powered car is finally becoming a reality. Sono Motors just …

Electric Vehicles

Fancy New Suspension Could Make Car Rides a Lot Smoother

America’s roads are rough. Underspending on infrastructure has left them filled with potholes, something the AAA estimates costs drivers $3 billion a …

Driverless Cars

Physicists Just Discovered an Entirely New Type of Superconductivity

"No one thought this was possible in solid materials."<p>One of the ultimate goals of modern physics is to unlock the power of superconductivity, where …

Quantum Mechanics

A list of cool Chrome DevTools Tips and Tricks

• Drag and Drop in the Elements panel<br>• Reference the currently selected element in the Console<br>• Use the value of the last operation in the Console<br>• Add CSS …

Web Development

Cost efficient ET3 Vacuum tube trains will be better than Hyperloop, cars, trains and planes

Closing the infrastructure gap before the year 2050 by strengthening existing infrastructure with ET3 is entirely feasible and it can be achieved in …

SpaceX Mars rocket tooling dwarfs Tesla Model 3 in new Elon Musk teaser

Reddit Email Comments<p>SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has published the first public photo of fabrication tooling intended to enable the construction of the …

Tesla

These 3D Printed Chairs Represent a Brave New World of Furniture Design

For decor with an abundance of dramatic design flair, look no further than the dazzling debut furniture collection from Spanish brand Nagami. Named …

Zaha Hadid

Robots Enable Wood Structures Previously Too Complex To Build

Precise 3D cutting and positioning signal a future of complex geometric wooden structures.<p>A group of Swiss engineers has developed a new construction method that uses robotic arms to fabricate and assemble wooden parts into geometrically complex buildings. These buildings are so complex, they were …

Fabrication

Light 'relaxes' crystal to boost solar cell efficiency

Some materials are like people. Let them relax in the sun for a little while and they perform a lot better.

Clean Energy

Buttons in Design Systems

12 Tips for Setting Up a System That Endures<p>I love buttons. I can <i>do</i> things with buttons. Take a next step. Make a commitment. Get things done. With …

UI Design

3D printed bridge looks like alien technology

MX3D is 3D printing a fully functional stainless steel bridge to cross one of the oldest and most famous canals in the center of Amsterdam, the …

What People See in 157 Robot Faces

The largest study of robot faces we've ever seen shows the right way to design an expressive robot Image: University of WashingtonIn recent years, an …

Robotics

Space in Design Systems

From Basics to Expanded Concepts to Apply Space with Intent<p>I’ve long referred to Color, Type and Icons as the “Big 3” of a system’s visual language. …

UI Design

Scribit robot could soon be drawing on your walls

Like a smaller indoor version of the firm's one-off 2015 Vertical Plotter, Scribit moves on a 2-axis plane across vertical surfaces such as walls, …

Drawing
Graphics

BMW claims it's developed a process for fast, cheap carbon composite chassis manufacture

If there's one thing motorcyclists want more of in their lives, it's carbon fiber. Such is our fascination with the lightness of carbon that people …

Engineering