Potassium metal batteries become competitors of lithium-ion

Potassium Metal Battery Emerges as a Rival to Lithium-Ion Technology Researchers have solved the problem of dendrites in potassium batteries, which are a cheaper alternative to lithium-ion technology. Humanity’s dependence on energy storage devices is constantly growing, but due to the limited and high cost of lithium, the demand for more affordable and safer solutions is […]

Engineers invented acoustically controlled microrobots

Engineers invented acoustically controlled microrobots Researchers have developed microscopic remote-controlled mechanical devices whose motors are powered  ultrasound. They can find many uses in medicine.. Using 3-D nanoprinting technology, engineers at the École Polytechnique de lausanne have created tiny, cage-sized soft capsules made entirely of biocompatible hydrogel. Their key elements are acoustic micromotors and mechanisms that […]

Physicists have created the perfect metal absorber for solar energy

Solar Panel Physics : Such Great Physics Using powerful femtosecond laser pulses, scientists etched nanostructures on a metal surface that selectively absorb light only from the solar spectrum.. Ordinary metal surfaces are shiny and reflect light well. Previously, a team from the University of Rochester developed a technology to make the surface of metals black, […]

5 terrible technologies that will shape our future

The technology that will shape our future Throughout history, many technologies were initially treated with apprehension, and it usually took only one or two generations to get used to it. However, some emerging technologies today raise serious doubts and questions about their long-term impact.. Recommender systems Each had to think over some decisions for hours, […]

Scientists have created a wearable sensor for monitoring health and air pollution

Researchers have developed a highly sensitive sensor that allows you to monitor health conditions using a smartphone and determine the presence of harmful chemicals in the environment. To create a sensor device, scientists used a nanomaterial of reduced graphene oxide and molybdenum disulfide, on which, using a laser, they formed furrows with pores to detect […]

The technology of ultrasonic levitation, enveloping obstacle is presented

Ultrasonic levitation Physicists at the University of Sussex pioneered ultrasonic levitation technology that can bend waves to avoid obstacles. The research team has developed SoundBender, an interface that creates dynamic self-distorting radiation that holds a small object in the air and allows you to feel the repulsive effect tactilely. However, the uniqueness lies in the […]

Engineers turned a sheet of paper into a stand-alone electronic controller

T775 Setup Researchers have found a way to turn ordinary paper sheets into electronic control and information input devices that work without a permanent power source.   A team of engineers from Purdue University has developed a highly fluorinated molecule coating that repels water, oil and dust. This omniphobic material allows multiple layers of circuits […]

EU Tests Shock Absorbing Pavement To Help Avoid Fall Injury

Falls and Fall-Related Injury and Prevention Researchers have developed a new coating for sidewalks and bike paths, more than 60% of which is made from crushed rubber to reduce fall injuries and save thousands of lives. Falls are the second leading cause of death from accidental or unintentional injury, according to the World Health Organization. For […]

New fuel cell will help solve the problem of renewable energy storage

The Missing Link in Renewables Chemists have created a reversible proton-ceramic electrochemical cell for power generation and fuel production, which, thanks to a unique catalyst, works with an efficiency of 98%. Nowadays, solar panels and wind turbines are increasingly being used, but storing excess energy in traditional batteries is inefficient and expensive. One alternative is […]

Created a new rubber-like material that can be used to replace human tissue

Nanostructured rubber-like material with optimal properties could replace human tissue Researchers have developed a nano-rubber material with a number of unique properties that can be used as a replacement for cartilage and other human tissues in medical procedures. There is now a significant demand for materials that can be implanted into the body without side […]

Scientists have created a crystal that becomes flexible when exposed to electricity

Gemstones’ Electric Charge! Researchers have developed a crystalline material that becomes flexible when energized, and is also capable of independently generating an electric current from pressure.. To create it, a team from Nanyang Technological University changed the chemical structure of a hybrid ferroelectric compound C6H5N (CH3) 3CdCl3 and replaced some chlorine atoms in its composition with […]

China conducted the first biological experiment on the moon

China’s Weird Moon Discovery Baffles Scientists China’s National Space Administration reports mission-delivered seeds have begun to sprout on the moon «Chang’e-4». In addition to equipment for geological research, the spacecraft contains a container with air, water, seeds of cotton, potatoes, rapeseed and arabidopsis, as well as a culture of yeast and fruit fly eggs, which […]

Scientists have discovered a light source that generates paired photons

Physical Science 7.3h – Atoms Absorb and Emit Light Researchers accidentally identified light source that generates two photons at once from the energy of an electron. The opening can be used to development secure quantum information technologies and replacement of electronic components of computer chips with optical. Quantum information is very sensitive and can disappear upon contact with the environment, […]

Scientists have found a new material that doubles the efficiency of silicon-based electronics

Exploring solar panel efficiency breakthroughs in 2020 A team of German scientists found that processing transistors with scandium aluminum nitride (ScAlN) can maximize power output and reduce power consumption of silicon-based devices. Although the semiconductor made from Si is the most successful and widespread in modern devices, but are gradually approaching their physical efficiency limit. Therefore, […]

The new device generates electricity from any surrounding vibrations

The new device generates electricity from any surrounding vibrations Researchers have developed a new device for generating electricity from ambient vibrations at different frequencies with an automatic resonance tuning mechanism. Various industrial objects, cars, pedestrians and much more constantly create small vibrations with a certain amount of energy. It can be collected using the phenomenon […]

Skoltech has developed an electronic system that determines the readiness of dishes

Skoltech has developed an electronic system that determines the readiness of dishes By combining «electronic nose» with computer vision, researchers have created a system that is able to determine the readiness of various dishes by aroma and appearance. Usually, in order to determine the readiness of a dish, we carefully look at it and smell […]

Google wants to move device management to smart cords

Google wants to transfer device management to smart cords Google research team has developed a new technology for managing various devices and gadgets using electronic textiles. A team from the company’s artificial intelligence department has developed a smart electronic textile lanyard, using which a person can intuitively control any device. System is capable of recognizing six […]

Atmospheric moisture as a promising source of renewable energy

Atmospheric moisture as a promising source of renewable energy Due to climate change, not only scientists, but also politicians are concerned about the study of renewable energy sources. In addition to the development of solar panels, wind turbines, hydroelectric dams and geothermal wells, researchers are also looking for new promising sources. In recent years, there […]

Scientists have developed a new type of cathode for batteries

Scientists at the University of Maryland and the US Army Military Research Laboratory have developed a new chemical type cathode without a transition metal for lithium-ion batteries. The opening allows you to increase the energy density of the storage devices, while maintaining their safety. Using reversible conversion and intercalation of halogen in a graphite structure, […]

Flexible metal material invented that is half the weight of paper

One of the strongest lightweight materials known Scientists have developed a new material based on metal and ash, which is half the weight of paper, has good electrical conductivity, flexibility and can withstand temperatures of 800 °C for up to 5 minutes. Engineers are currently creating and testing many options. flexible robots for use in various fields, […]

Scientists have turned an ordinary brick into a device for storing electricity

Scientists turn ordinary brick into a device for storing electricity Chemists have developed a substance that, when applied to the surface of ordinary red brick, turns it into a supercapacitor.. For several thousand years, bricks have been used in building construction and are rarely used for other purposes. However, researchers at the University of Washington […]

Scientists have figured out why photons from other galaxies do not reach Earth

How Far Can We Go? Limits of Humanity. Scientists believe that some photons from stars in other galaxies are deflected by magnetic fields, and some by contact with intergalactic matter.. There are extragalactic objects in our universe, such as blazars., generating powerful streams of electromagnetic radiation. Only one part of the photons this stream reaches the Earth, […]

Stronger than diamond: scientists have confirmed the properties of a new carbon nanostructure

Stronger than diamond: scientists have confirmed the properties of a new carbon nanostructure Researchers have demonstrated that the new lamellar nanolattice structure has the most high for today indicator of mechanical strength, higher than that of diamond. Previous attempts by scientists to create a super-strong porous structure were not of particular practical interest, since they did […]

AI-based neural system taught to recognize and voice simple human thoughts

Neural networks taught to “read minds” in real time Researchers have developed an interface that can read brain signals, analyze them using neural networks, and then use a speech synthesizer to translate simple thoughts into understandable words.. It has long been known that when people talk, listen, or think about something, characteristic patterns of activity […]

Physicists discover exotic spiral electrons

Physicists Discover New Massless Particle- 1000 times faster than electrons A group of physicists discovered the existence of an exotic form of electrons that spiral around their own antiparticle. Scientists have discovered that chiral excitons are formed on the surface of a bismuth selenide crystal under intense exposure to light, consisting of «knocked out» radiation […]

Scientists Accelerate Algae Photosynthesis with New Polymer

VLIZ MARINE SCIENCE DAY 2021 Researchers Stimulate Algae Photosynthesis with Modified Light-Harvesting Polymer, Increasing Their Growth Rate by 100%. Algae are promising sources of biofuel production, but they are rarely used due to their slow growth. However, scientists from the Chinese Academy of Sciences have created a synthetically light-harvesting polymer material that increases plant activity […]

Created a digital device that can recreate all taste sensations

A digital device has been created that can recreate all the taste sensations. Japanese inventor Khomei Miyashita has presented a portable electronic device that, upon contact with the tongue, can recreate any taste experience associated with food.. We are used to evaluating our devices by their processing power, memory size, display clarity and sound clarity. […]

Durable self-cleaning concrete invented

Luigi Cassar, Gian Luca Guerrini and team – Self-cleaning concrete Researchers have created a new type of durable concrete with good heat and sound insulation characteristics, which among other things, it repels various liquids. Flowing over the surface, they clean the material, taking dust particles with them. There are plenty of examples of self-cleaning surfaces in […]

Created microscopic biorobots, set in motion by muscles and nerves

Muscle and Motion Researchers have developed soft robotic devices controlled by neuromuscular tissue that respond to light stimulation. The technology brings mechanical engineering closer to the creation of autonomous biorobots that act depending on environmental signals. Bioengineers at the University of Illinois first created biobots in 2014. Previous variants moved with the help of rats’ […]

New Zealand fears genetic manipulation could harm animals and humanity

Incredible Animals & Creatures Created By Science Scientists from New Zealand believes that genetic experiments pose a biological threat and require strict global control. Nowadays, many agricultural companies destroy pests through the creation of changes at the genetic level. When developing methods for rodents, scientists have found the possibility of correcting the breeding of offspring. Thanks to […]