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Teenager invents phone charger which generates energy from the human body

A solution to that eternal search for a plug Credit: HandEnergy A teenager has invented and developed a phone charger which uses energy from the human body to get the energy to charge your phone. ADVERTISING inRead invented by Teads HandEnergy, the brainchild of 19-year-old inventor Michael Vaga, allows you to charge your phone simply by […]

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Synthetic diamonds could one day replace GPS – and make driverless cars a reality

Lab-grown red diamonds with an atomic defect could one day replace GPS systems thanks to their remarkable sensitivity to magnetic waves, scientists have suggested. A team at Element Six, a tech company based in Oxfordshire, are exploring the remarkable properties of crystals with a so-called ‘nitrogen vacancy defect’ – a gap in the atomic lattice […]

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Feds push hard for vehicle-to-vehicle communication, at least until Jan. 20

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration wants to see vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) connectivity on new cars within five years so the cars can talk to each about safety hazards and warn drivers to take action to avoid collisions. Using dedicated short-range communications (DSRC) radios, the cars would exchange information up to 10 times a second and […]

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