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Here’s why AI is so power-hungry

By Kate Saenko, Boston University This month, Google forced out a prominent AI ethics researcher after she voiced frustration with the company for making her withdraw a [...]

January 10, 2021 // 0 Comments

Electricity from Falling Snow

Energy harvesting has made great strides over the past few years. Companies have begin harvesting kinetic energy from people dancing on surfaces, and researchers are [...]

December 17, 2020 // 0 Comments

Graphene Heat Pipes Offer Improved Cooling

Copper heat pipes have long been used for cooling electronics in many different environments. Now researchers at Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, have found that [...]

December 10, 2020 // 0 Comments

High Efficiency Solar Cell Lands from Space

After developing a way to produce solar cells using materials previously considered too expensive for use on Earth, scientists at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory [...]

August 8, 2019 // 0 Comments

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