Futuristic-Looking Solar Cars to Race Through Australian Outback
Stanford Solar Car Project - World Solar Challenge
October 1st, 2015
This fall, about 50 teams from around the world will take part in a competition in Australia to prove that their specially designed solar-powered cars have what it takes to survive the Outback.
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As Privacy Fades, Your Identity Is the New Money (Op-Ed)
identity protection
September 26th, 2015
Companies mine your identity for profit, but what's your cut?
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The Unique Art of Silicon Valley (Photos)
tech art, watershed, silicon valley
September 23rd, 2015
Public art has a unique twist in the heart of Silicon Valley.
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It's Part Tank, Part Salamander, and Ready for Combat
The amphibious combat vehicle.
September 29th, 2015
Lockheed's newest military vehicle works just as well on land as it does in the water.
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Volkswagen Scandal: Why Is It So Hard to Make Clean Diesel Cars?
volkswagen car steering wheel
September 24th, 2015
Getting diesel cars to operate with high fuel efficiency, power and clean emissions is a challenging problem, which may be why Volkswagen cheated the system.
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Tech Art at the Heart of Silicon Valley
tech art, idea tree, silicon valley
September 23rd, 2015
If you thought the tech coming from Silicon Valley was cool, check out it's art.
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3D Computer Chips Could Be 1,000 Times Faster Than Existing Ones
carbon nanotube 3d stacked chip
September 20th, 2015
A new computer chip that uses carbon nanotubes and builds connections in 3D could be 1,000 times faster than current technology.
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Japanese Paper Art Inspires Sun-Tracking Solar Cell
Kirigami-Inspired Solar Cell
September 28th, 2015
Japanese paper art has inspired scientists to design a new thin solar cell that tracks the sun using cuts and bending instead of large, clunky motors and gears.
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Energy Vampires: Pulling the Plug on Idle Electronics (Op-Ed)
September 23rd, 2015
Idle electronics, the energy vampires in nearly every U.S. home, aren't going away — but you can take steps to pull the plug, and save some money.
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Thermal 'Invisibility Cloak' Could Keep People Cool
Thermal Invisibility Cloak
September 22nd, 2015
A new thermal "invisibility cloak" that channels heat around whatever it is trying to hide may one day help keep people and satellites cool, researchers say.
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