Electrode recreates all four tastes on your tongue

28/11/2013 15:49
An electrode that can produce the taste of salty, sweet, bitter and sour food could make gaming tastier and help in healthcare too LIFE in virtual reality could soon get a whole lot tastier – now a digital simulator can transmit the taste of virtual food and drink to the tongue. This might mean...

New Energy Conversion Principle May Double Efficiency of Today's Engines

28/11/2013 15:40
Professor Naitoh of the Faculty of Science and Engineering has discovered a new compressive combustion principle that can yield engines with the ultimate level of efficiency. With a thermal efficiency of 60% or more in applications including automobiles, power generation, and aircraft, will their...

Nanotubes Can Solder Themselves, Markedly Improving Device Performance

28/11/2013 15:38
University of Illinois researchers have developed a way to heal gaps in wires too small for even the world's tiniest soldering iron. Nano-soldering: Self-healing nanotube junctions. (Credit: Image courtesy of University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Led by electrical and computer engineering...

Polymer Gel, Heal Thyself: Engineering Team Proposes New Composites That Can Regenerate When Damaged

28/11/2013 15:34
When a chair leg breaks or a cell phone shatters, either must be repaired or replaced. But what if these materials could be programmed to regenerate-themselves, replenishing the damaged or missing components, and thereby extend their lifetime and reduce the need for costly repairs? This is a...

Wireless Power Transfer for Electric Vehicles

28/11/2013 15:30
Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed new technology and techniques for transmitting power wirelessly from a stationary source to a mobile receiver -- moving engineers closer to their goal of creating highway "stations" that can recharge electric vehicles wirelessly as the...

some exo planet informations

25/11/2013 11:48
Kepler-78b The most astounding fact about Kepler-78b is that it shouldn’t even exist, according to our current knowledge of planetary formation. It is extremely close to its star at only 550,000 miles (900,000 kilometers). As a comparison, Mercury only gets within 28.5 million...
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