Fungi recycle Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Batteries

Although rechargeable batteries in smartphones, cars and tablets can be charged again and again, they don’t last forever. Old batteries often wind up in landfills or incinerators, potentially harming the environment. And valuable materials remain locked inside. Now, a team of researchers is turning to naturally occurring fungi to drive an environmentally friendly recycling process … Continue reading “Fungi recycle Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Batteries”

Researchers combine simulation, experiment for nanoscale 3-D printing

Designing a 3-D printed structure is hard enough when the product is inches or feet in size. Imagine shrinking it smaller than a drop of water, smaller even than a human hair, until it is dwarfed by a common bacterium. This impossibly small structure can be made a reality with focused electron beam induced deposition, … Continue reading “Researchers combine simulation, experiment for nanoscale 3-D printing”

Pope Francis falls over during Mass in Poland

Pope Francis falls over as he arrives for Holy Mass in Poland.He seemingly did not suffer any injuries.Francis appeared to be fine and also he continued the HolyMass. The Mass was held in celebration of the 1,050th anniversary this year of the Poland’s acceptance of Roman Catholicism. Francis suffers from sciatica, a medical condition in … Continue reading “Pope Francis falls over during Mass in Poland”

Nintendo Classic Mini: Nintendo Entertainment System launches again with 30 classic NES games

Starting on November 11th, Nintendo will roll out the Nintendo Entertainment System: NES Classic Mini Edition. The Nintendo Entertainment System (commonly abbreviated as NES) is an 8-bit home video game console that was developed and manufactured by Nintendo. It was initially released in Japan as the Family Computer on July 15, 1983, and was later … Continue reading “Nintendo Classic Mini: Nintendo Entertainment System launches again with 30 classic NES games”

Huge Helium Discovery ‘a life-saving find’. Oxford’s new Exploration discovered Helium in Tanzania.

Helium doesn’t just make your voice squeaky – it is critical to many things we take for granted, including MRI scanners in medicine, welding, industrial leak detection and nuclear energy. However, known reserves are quickly running out. Until now helium has never been found intentionally – being accidentally discovered in small quantities during oil and … Continue reading “Huge Helium Discovery ‘a life-saving find’. Oxford’s new Exploration discovered Helium in Tanzania.”