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Find out how #fibreoptics have evolved everything from phone calls to TV and Internet in our #e-tech article http://bit.ly/1UoEDaf
Fibre optic lines have revolutionized communications, from long-distance phone calls to cable TV and Internet. Business and industry have used fibre optic technology for years to move large amounts of data quickly. Fibre-based communication is expected to grow tremendously in years to come.
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New ocean thermal energy plant in Hawaii...the world's largest http://bit.ly/1PTvsIM #renewableenergy
Hawaii is home to the first fully closed-cycle Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) plant in the U.S. and it's the largest such plant in the world. Makai
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Mexican research looks at cooling refrigerated trucks with #solarpower http://bit.ly/1K2zDTR #renewableenergy http://invdes.com.mx/
A group of scientists has replaced diesel with kinetic energy, saving up to 20 thousand liters of fuel annually, they say, adding that this includes a series of energetically self-sustained boxes for the transport of perishable goods, with a cooling system that replaced the use of diesel with sunlight and kinetic energy.
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Electric vehicles recharged 100% by #renewableenergy - driving on sunshine http://bit.ly/1K2pGpo #EVs #solarpower
According to the Global EV Outlook 2015 published by the Clean Energy Ministerial’s Electric Vehicles Initiative (EVI), there were over 665,000 EVs on the road at the end of 2014.
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Showing there’s another way to travel...why Solar Impulse 2's flight is a big thing: http://bit.ly/1hvRnKT
Here’s a riddle for you: A plane flew for five days and nights, staying airborne for 118 hours. But it didn’t use a single drop of fuel. How? Bertrand Piccard explains.
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Scientists present new way of producing carbon nanofibres: http://bbc.in/1Po44C0
Chemists discover a way to take carbon dioxide from the air and make carbon nanofibres, a valuable manufacturing material.
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Your chance to give input into IEC standards via public commenting http://www.iec.ch/comment/
Welcome to IEC Public Commenting. Why comment? Not only do you get to preview Draft IEC Standards (CDVs), over a two month period before final approval, you also have the opportunity to help shape International Standards in your field. Your comments will be reviewed by the IEC National Committee ...
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MacGyvering a Female Engineer onto Television http://bit.ly/1PTs8xt #SciAm #stem
The complete absence of female engineers in popular culture has huge implications for public perceptions of the STEM fields
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Gadget for transforming your bicycle into a smart vehicle is our #FridayGadget http://on.mash.to/1KdEwJU
This device transforms any bike into a smartphone-powered smart vehicle
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Measuring the power consumption of individual devices helps improve their design to make them more energy efficient: http://go.iec.ch/0
The range of audio, video (AV) and related equipment used by households has been expanding constantly over recent decades. Long gone is the time when homes had on average a single TV set and a few radios only, followed by the introduction of fairly basic recording equipment.
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A car whose wheels can rotate 90 degrees meaning no more parallel parking? yes please! http://on.mash.to/1hv9sZB #FridayGadget #EV
German researchers have developed a flexible electric car.
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Congratulations to the #speakstandards competition winners and thanks to all the voters. See the winning video http://bit.ly/1PnDpW3
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