Lithium batteries charge faster thanks to nanochannels

New technology to be used in lithium batteries can make them charge faster. The material graphite that was often used, already had a successor that could not further be improved, was the assumption. Until now, as researchers ...

Brazilian Amazon fires surge in July

The number of forest fires in the Brazilian Amazon last month rose 28 percent from July 2019, satellite data showed Saturday, fueling fears the world's biggest rainforest will again be devastated by fires this year.

Serbia experts use heavy machinery to move mammoth

Serbian archaeologists on Friday used heavy machinery to move a female mammoth skeleton—believed to be one million years old—from an open mine pit where it was unearthed nearly five years ago.

World's first handheld sound camera ready for market

Most car drivers have had the experience of hearing a buzzing, squeaky, or rattling sound while driving but not being able to figure out where the noise is coming from. The problem could be simple, requiring a quick fix, ...

China microblog users top 300 million: reports

More than 300 million people in China now have microblogging accounts, a state-run newspaper reported, as the country's fast-growing online population seeks to bypass tight media controls.

Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy hit by cyberattacks

Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries has been hit by cyberattacks with fears that its data on nuclear power plants or military-related products has been leaked, a newspaper reported on Monday.

Japanese firm plans zero-emission ferry

A Japanese shipmaker said Thursday it planned to launch the world's first large electric ferry -- the latest innovation aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

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