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As honeybees collect pollen and nectar from flowers, they repeatedly bend and straighten their abdomens – yet with a minimal amount of friction. Scientists have now discovered what makes this possible, and it could have applications in human technology.Continue ReadingCategory: ScienceTags: Tsinghua University, Biomimicry, Bees, Frictionless, Soft Robotics
As compared to their incandescent counterparts, LED bulbs are already known for producing a lot of light using relatively little electricity. According to a new study, however, a thin layer of nanoparticles could allow them to perform even better.Continue ReadingCategory: ScienceTags: Imperial College, Leds, Nanoparticles
Many smartwatches that aren't the Apple Watch run on Qualcomm chipsets, so a new product launch is a big deal in the wearable world – and Qualcomm just unveiled the leaner, faster, improved Snapdragon 4100 and 4100 Plus.Continue ReadingCategory: Wearables, TechnologyTags: Smartwatch, Qualcomm
As readers who live in cold climates will likely already know, winter is not kind to concrete. That could be about to change, though, thanks to a polymer additive that mimics natural antifreeze.Continue ReadingCategory: Materials, ScienceTags: University of Colorado, Concrete, Ice, Winter, Polymer


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