Amazing engines promise 60 to 100 mpg

It would be a mistake to count out the internal-combustion engine as yesterday's technology, soon to expire in a puff of exhaust gas. Electrification is coming, but meanwhile engineers have offered more innovation for the ...

Global sales of 'smart devices' surging: study

Global sales of so-called smart connected devices—computers, smartphones and tablets—rose sharply in the past quarter, driven by smartphones and tablets, a survey showed Wednesday.

Asteroid's troughs suggest stunted planet

(Phys.org)—Enormous troughs that reach across the asteroid Vesta may actually be stretch marks that hint of a complexity beyond most asteroids. Scientists have been trying to determine the origin of these unusual troughs ...

Companies agree to settle computer spying charges

(AP)—A software program developed to track the locations of rented computers secretly collected confidential and personal information about consumers, including medical records, bank statements and even web cam pictures ...

Satellite sees Miriam weaken to a tropical storm

Once a powerful hurricane, Miriam is now a tropical storm off the coast of Baja California, Mexico. Tropical Storm Miriam was seen in the Eastern Pacific Ocean by NOAA's GOES-15 satellite, and the visible image revealed that ...

Sharpest-ever ground-based images of Pluto and Charon

(Phys.org)—Despite being infamously demoted from its status as a major planet, Pluto (and its largest companion Charon) recently posed as a surrogate extrasolar planetary system to help astronomers produce exceptionally ...

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