Metabolizer: A open-source waste-processing system generating electricity from trash
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Metabolizer: A open-source waste-processing system generating electricity from trash

Harvesting useful energy from municipal waste or our daily garbage is common around the world. In some developed countries, only 1 percent of household waste is dumped to landfills, while the remaining garbage is either recycled or incinerated in power plants to generate electricity. Sam...

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Self-charging ‘thousand-year’ battery completes lab tests
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Self-charging ‘thousand-year’ battery completes lab tests

Green energy startup NDB, which is developing a high-power self-charging diamond-based alpha, beta, and neutron voltaic battery that it claims provides up to thousands of years of charge, has announced the completion of two successful Proofs of Concept tests of its nano diamond battery...

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Economical atomic battery offers increased power, reduced size
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Economical atomic battery offers increased power, reduced size

Scientists at the National University of Science and Technology MISiS (Moscow, Russia) say they have developed a compact atomic battery that can last up to 20 years. by Rich Pell @ smart2zero.com Based on an original patented microchannel 3D structure of a nickel beta-voltaic element,...

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Infineon, Fingerprint Cards join forces to drive deployment of biometric cards
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Infineon, Fingerprint Cards join forces to drive deployment of biometric cards

Biometric payment cards with integrated fingerprint sensor make contactless payments more convenient, more secure and hygienic. The contactless card remains in the hands of the cardholder throughout the entire payment transaction, while eliminating the need for PIN entries or signatures...

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Compact Non-Invasive Sensor Chip Developed to Record Multiple Heart and Lung Signals
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Compact Non-Invasive Sensor Chip Developed to Record Multiple Heart and Lung Signals

A team of researchers at the ‘Georgia Institute of Technology’ has come up with a non-invasive sensor-in-a-chip that records details of the heartbeat, respiration rates, and lung sounds. It even tracks the wearer’s physical activities, such as walking. The signals are recorded in...

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Implanted retina gives sight to the blind
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Implanted retina gives sight to the blind

The first two patients to receive the NR600 retinal implant from Nano Retina Ltd. (Herzliya, Israel) have reported their first results. by Peter Clarke @ eenewsanalog.com The NR600 attaches to the back of the eye and includes an array of 26 by 26 silicon needles that connect to the...

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A circuit board from the Saturn V rocket, reverse-engineered and explained
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A circuit board from the Saturn V rocket, reverse-engineered and explained

Ken Shirriff writes on his blog: In the Apollo Moon missions, the Saturn V rocket was guided by an advanced onboard computer system built by IBM. This system was built from hybrid modules, similar to integrated circuits but containing individual components. I reverse-engineered a...

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AMD launches two more Ryzen Embedded chips for low-power PCs
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AMD launches two more Ryzen Embedded chips for low-power PCs

A few days back, AMD announced the expansion of its Ryzen™ Embedded ecosystem with the addition of two new, low-power, AMD Ryzen™ Embedded R1000 processors designed to provide customers with a low TDP range of between 6 to 10 Watts. The new processors named the R1102G and...

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