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 nearly as long as they did even a year ago. But thanks to research by the US Department of Energy, we finally know why exactly that occurs and, more importantly, how to stop it from happening.
We often hear about the coming nanobot revolution, but just how are scientists planning on powering these future marvels? (more…)
4 researchers at the University of Washington leverage wireless signals to enable whole-home sensing and recognition of human gestures. It’s called WiSee. Not WiWillSee. WiSee. (more…)
Given the eye-catching nature of space shuttle launches, deep-space imagery, and Mars exploration, it can be easy to forget NASA’s aeronautics efforts, which have a daily impact on life within the bounds of Earth’s atmosphere. (more…)