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[Breakthrough] Scientists Turn Air Into Petrol

Scientists have achieved a breakthrough in conversion. Recently, scientists at Air Fuel Synthesis (AFS), a small British company in Stockton-on-Tees claim that they have produced petrol from air. Since August till now, scientists have made "five liters of petrol" from Carbon Dioxide (CO2) and water vapor. Get the details with the process inside.
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A Coca-Cola Powered Mobile Phone For Nokia

We all are familiar with the world's top beverage -- Coca-Cola. But do we know, except quenching our thirst, what Coca-Cola can do? Coca-Cola can recharge a phone's battery. A Chinese designer Daizi Zheng has come up with a new concept of charging cellphones with Coca-Cola. Get the amazing details inside.
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[Infographic] When Will Laptop Batteries Last A Week?

Battery life is often the decisive factor for many of us when we go out to buy a laptop. But, power efficiency of laptops hasn't increased that much, compared to the advancement in processor speeds. And, the struggle for a long-lasting battery that can power up devices for days without recharging continues. PC-maker Lenovo has released a new…
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Chewing Gum Battery Concept: Instant Power For Your Device

At times, when you run out of battery at a critical juncture, say during a very important call, you simply wish for a few more minutes of talk time to conclude the conversation. In other words, you want a brief power boast rather than a full recharge. A new battery design called 'Chewing Gum Battery Concept' envisions a solution to this.
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A Solar Cell That Can Produce Electricity At Night

One of the major problems with solar panels is, they can't produce electricity during the night. That means, a solar photovoltaic plant works only for 12 hours on average per day. Scientists have a solution now. Solar panels can now produce electricity, indirectly, at night, without sunlight. A new solar panel technology will produce hydrogen gas…
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Researchers Develop Fast Battery Anode By Using Defects In Graphene

We are familiar with the lithium-ion batteries where graphite anode is being used widely, but not familiar with the relatively newer graphene based anode. Recently, researchers of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have claimed that they have developed a new graphene based anode that will not only charge batteries 10 times faster than current…
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Bill Gates Backs Revolutionary Nuclear Reactor Development With Korea

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates is working on a venture to develop a revolutionary nuclear reactor. This nuclear reactor will produce less radioactive waste compared to existing ones. The Korean Nuclear Society (KNS) has agreed to cooperate in the development of this nuclear reactor. The other party in the joint research effort would be a nuclear…
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