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Review: ThermaCELL Heated Insoles

Review: ThermaCELL Heated Insoles | Slash's Science & Technology Scoop | Scoop.it
ThermaCELL released its wirelessly-controlled Heated Insoles in 2012, and I've been wondering about them ever since. Do the things actually work? I got the ...
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Amphiro's a1 self-powered water and energy meter

Amphiro's a1 self-powered water and energy meter | Slash's Science & Technology Scoop | Scoop.it
Amphiro's a1 self-powered water and energy meter connects between the shower hose and a handheld showerhead and generates the electricity required to power ...
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Black silicon slices and dices bacteria

Black silicon slices and dices bacteria | Slash's Science & Technology Scoop | Scoop.it
Researchers have found that the nanoscale spikes that feature on the surface of black silicon can literally shred a wide range of bacteria, potentially pavi...
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New Wave Energy wants to put power plants in the sky

New Wave Energy wants to put power plants in the sky | Slash's Science & Technology Scoop | Scoop.it
UK based New Wave Energy aims to put aerial power plants in the sky with unmanned energy harvesting drones. The aim is to produce 400 MW of power, with netw...
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Hydrogen fuel cell vehicles make some noise at LA Auto Show

Hydrogen fuel cell vehicles make some noise at LA Auto Show | Slash's Science & Technology Scoop | Scoop.it
At this week's LA Auto Show, both Honda and Hyundai shared their respective visions for the future of fuel cell automobiles. These debuts have people talkin...
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E-volo’s 18-rotor electric Volocopter makes maiden flight

E-volo’s 18-rotor electric Volocopter makes maiden flight | Slash's Science & Technology Scoop | Scoop.it
E-volo recently celebrated the maiden launch of the newest prototype of its electric two-passenger Volocopter, sporting eighteen rotors. The company champio...
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Vegas Extreme Sports Park concept features shipping container-based luxury hotel

Vegas Extreme Sports Park concept features shipping container-based luxury hotel | Slash's Science & Technology Scoop | Scoop.it
An ambitious new concept by Los Angeles-based design studio M-Rad envisions shipping container-based structures, sustainable technology, and extreme sports ...
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Car Mechanic's Invention May Ease Birth: Odon Device May Soon Replace Forceps During Obstructed Births

Car Mechanic's Invention May Ease Birth: Odon Device May Soon Replace Forceps During Obstructed Births | Slash's Science & Technology Scoop | Scoop.it
An Argentinian car mechanic invented an ingenious instrument, known as the Odon Device, for safely delivering babies when complications occur.
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Netanyahu Rejects & Rejects

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It has never been as clear as it is today that Americans who support a secure State of Israel have an obligation to oppose the Netanyahu government. That is not as daring as it sounds. Opposing Prime Minister Netanyahu only requires backing the efforts of our own government to achieve an Israeli-Palestinian agreement and a nuclear deal with Iran. In the past few days Netanyahu has gone to war with the Obama administration on both fronts.

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3D graphene nanoballs could make supercapacitors more super | ExtremeTech

3D graphene nanoballs could make supercapacitors more super | ExtremeTech | Slash's Science & Technology Scoop | Scoop.it
Graphene can now be grown in a 3D shape more suitable for use in supercapacitors. Could be coming to consumer electronics sooner than you think.
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Rice University creates graphene/nanotube hybrid material that could redefine electronics and energy storage | ExtremeTech

Rice University creates graphene/nanotube hybrid material that could redefine electronics and energy storage | ExtremeTech | Slash's Science & Technology Scoop | Scoop.it
What could possibly be cooler than graphene or carbon nanotubes? Rice University's new material that consists of forests of carbon nanotubes grown on sheets of graphene, of course!
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Graphene supercapacitors are 20 times as powerful, can be made with a DVD burner | ExtremeTech

Graphene supercapacitors are 20 times as powerful, can be made with a DVD burner | ExtremeTech | Slash's Science & Technology Scoop | Scoop.it
Graphene capacitors are both highly flexible and have an energy density far beyond existing electrochemical capacitors, possibly within reach of conventional lithium-ion and nickel metal hydride batteries.
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Recon's latest HUD hits the ski slopes

Recon's latest HUD hits the ski slopes | Slash's Science & Technology Scoop | Scoop.it
Recon Instruments has outed the fourth generation of its heads up display for skiers and snowboarders. The Snow2 brings with it enhanced connectivity, extra...
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Graphene used to create world's smallest FM radio transmitter

Graphene used to create world's smallest FM radio transmitter | Slash's Science & Technology Scoop | Scoop.it
A team of engineers from Columbia University has created a nano-mechanical system with the ability to create FM radio signals. In other words, they've built...
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Scientists develop "heart pump" for pee-powered robots

Scientists develop "heart pump" for pee-powered robots | Slash's Science & Technology Scoop | Scoop.it
UK researchers have created an artificial beating heart to pump human pee to power small robots. The goal is to create a self-sufficient robot that can feed...
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New photonic molecules are not unlike lightsabers

New photonic molecules are not unlike lightsabers | Slash's Science & Technology Scoop | Scoop.it
Scientist create a new form of matter as they demonstrate that, although massless, in some conditions photons can be made to interact with each other. While...
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Zee.Aero's flying car concept would fit in a standard parking space

Zee.Aero's flying car concept would fit in a standard parking space | Slash's Science & Technology Scoop | Scoop.it
Zee.Aero is working on a flying car concept that can take off and land vertically using a plethora of small electric motors turning four-bladed propellers. ...
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BBC upholds complaint about settler article - Palestine Solidarity Campaign

BBC upholds complaint about settler article - Palestine Solidarity Campaign | Slash's Science & Technology Scoop | Scoop.it
Media release For immediate release BBC upholds complaint on online article about Israeli settlers A BBC Online article about the life of Israeli settlers breached editorial guidelines on accuracy, the BBC has ruled.
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CT and 3D printing combined to reproduce fossilized dinosaur bones

CT and 3D printing combined to reproduce fossilized dinosaur bones | Slash's Science & Technology Scoop | Scoop.it
Researchers at Berlin's Charité Campus Mitte have combined data from computed tomography (CT) scans with 3D printing technology to make it possible to print...
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Researchers predict Cyclone Haiyan likely to release huge amount of carbon

Researchers predict Cyclone Haiyan likely to release huge amount of carbon | Slash's Science & Technology Scoop | Scoop.it
(Phys.org) —A team of researchers from several institutions working in the United States has published a paper in the journal Environmental Research Letters, outlining the atmospheric carbon impact caused by hurricanes and cyclones.
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Man in Tesla Model S fire: 'I'd buy another one'

Man in Tesla Model S fire: 'I'd buy another one' | Slash's Science & Technology Scoop | Scoop.it
In a blog post on the company's site, a Tennessee man whose Tesla Model S caught fire explains that he ran over a trailer hitch and never felt in danger at any time. Read this article by Chris Matyszczyk on CNET News.
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New flexible micro-supercapacitor paves way for tiny electronics | ExtremeTech

New flexible micro-supercapacitor paves way for tiny electronics | ExtremeTech | Slash's Science & Technology Scoop | Scoop.it
Before the age of the smartphone, mobile phone manufacturers were locked in an arms race to see who could create a smaller, but still usable device.
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Teenage girl creates tiny device that could charge a smartphone in 20 seconds | ExtremeTech

Teenage girl creates tiny device that could charge a smartphone in 20 seconds | ExtremeTech | Slash's Science & Technology Scoop | Scoop.it
When you're out all day, it's a huge pain to charge your mobile devices.
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Graphene supercapacitors created with ‘traditional paper making’ process, rivals lead-acid battery capacity | ExtremeTech

Graphene supercapacitors created with ‘traditional paper making’ process, rivals lead-acid battery capacity | ExtremeTech | Slash's Science & Technology Scoop | Scoop.it
Materials engineers at Monash University in Australia have devised a method of producing graphene supercapacitors that have the same energy density as the lead-acid battery under your car's hood.
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