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World’s first Solar-Powered Windows


In order to make our home energy neutral, a tech startup has recently created the world’s first commercial, completely transparent solar-power-generating windows. A startup named Physee designed the windows in a way that they have solar cells installed in the edges at such particular angles that permits the incoming solar …

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China puts on trial its ‘Sky Train’


Train carriages in the sky are a common sight in the Chinese city of Qingdao from the province Shandong as China tested its first ‘sky train’ on Thursday. According to a popular Chinese news website, engineers claim that the sky train ‘can perform nearly three times better than normal subway …

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Folding micro-robot as a replacement for endoscopy


Researchers have created a folding robot that requires no batteries and can still perform complex movements controlled via a wireless magnetic field. A research team from Harvard University applied the principle of the Japanese art of origami that turns a simple paper into complex, three-dimensional shapes. The co-author of the …

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Softer than rubber but stronger than steel


Researchers from the Hokkaido University have created a material that is really soft and flexible but it is tough like metal. According to its makers, the newly created material is as flexible as a rubber but five times stronger than carbon steel. The product was made through combining hydrogels (found …

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‘Mystery’ signal from space is solved. It’s not aliens


Astronomers have finally solved the mystery of peculiar signals coming from a nearby star, a story that sparked intense public speculation this week that perhaps, finally, alien life had been found. It hasn’t. The signal, which has been formally named “Weird!” was interference from a distant satellite. Of course, astronomers …

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Facebook soon to charge users for reading articles

Facebook recently declared that from next month the users will see ads on their Facebook Messenger that will allow the company to generate revenue. The company is also working on a way to charge the readers who read articles on Facebook. Expected to launch this policy and the new system …

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NASA won’t be taking humans to Mars anymore


We have been continuously hearing about NASA’s plans about getting humans to Mars. However, NASA recently announced that they won’t be able to get humans to Mars because of their current budget. NASA’s chief of human spaceflight, William H. Gerstenmaier said during a propulsion meeting of the American Institute for …

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KFC launches its own smart phone


After the successful food chain of Kentucky Fried Chicken, Colonel Sanders have recently launched a new smart phone. The fast-food chain released their limited-edition smart phone to honor its 30 years opening in China. Partnering with Huawei, KFC launched an innovative Enjoy 7 Plus Android device that is embossed with …

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