Oil industry faces short-term hurricane impact
While it’s too early to know the full economic and human toll of Hurricane Harvey, we expect a relatively short-term impact on the U.S. energy industry.
A new device known as tissue nanotransfection (TNT) has the potential to save the lives of car crash victims and deployed soldiers injured on site, reports USA Today.
Look at the instrument panel on a new car and one may find sleek digital gauges and multicolored screens. But a glimpse behind the dashboard could reveal what U.S. auto supplier Visteon Corp. found: a mess.
Elon Musk said he is making progress on his ambitious tunneling plans for Los Angeles, according to Business Insider.
With the rise of green energy sources, the need for industrial-scale energy storage has become more vital. According the New York Times, technicians around the world have turned to a host of physical forces and states such as temperature, friction, gravity and inertia to keep energy locked up for later release.
A new particle accelerator unveiled at CERN, the European physics research center, is expected to spawn portable accelerators that could help doctors treat cancer patients and experts analyze artwork, according to Reuters.
Additive manufacturing, more commonly known as 3-D printing, is the process by which heat and pressure fuse together thermoplastics or powdered materials to create a three-dimensional object, reports CNBC. Unlike traditional manufacturing processes, which remove material to reach a finished product, additive manufacturing builds an object layer by layer over time.
Small transparent spheres filled with natural or flavored water could help provide a solution to London's plastic waste problem, reports Reuters.
Hedge funds have been trying to teach computers to think like traders for years. Now, an artificial intelligence technology called “deep learning” that loosely mimics the neurons in human brains is showing promise, according to Bloomberg.
According to The Australian newspaper, an ASX-listed Internet of Things firm backed by Lady Gaga has launched a new device for monitoring utility consumption: the Buddy Ohm.
A blockchain platform developed by a group that includes more than 70 of the world's biggest financial institutions is making its code publicly available in what could become the industry standard for the nascent technology, according to Reuters.
Doctors and would-be parents receiving in vitro fertilization (IVF) will soon have access to a new app to monitor the growth of embryos in a lab, according the Wall Street Journal. Typically, once IVF begins, a five-day incubation process is required for fertilized eggs. The app – still nameless – would allow parents to monitor the progress of the zygote.