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Soft, stretchy 'jelly batteries' inspired by electric eels

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Soft, stretchy 'jelly batteries' inspired by electric eels

 

Science Daily reports, "Researchers have developed soft, stretchable 'jelly batteries' that could be used for wearable devices or soft robotics, or even implanted in the brain to deliver drugs or treat conditions such as epilepsy."

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Now scientists say wearing JEANS is bad for the environment.

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Now scientists say wearing JEANS is bad for the environment.

 

Daily Mail reports, "Now scientists say wearing JEANS is bad for the environment: Study reveals wearing a pair just once is the equivalent to driving a car for 6.4 miles."

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Light Pollution and Your Health

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Light Pollution and Your Health

 

Science Daily reports, "More exposure to artificial, bright, outdoor night-time light linked to higher stroke risk.

"People continuously exposed to bright, artificial light at night may be at increased risk of developing conditions that affect blood flow to the brain and having a stroke,"

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Hertz to Sell 20,000 EVs in Shift Back to Gas-Powered Cars

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Hertz to Sell 20,000 EVs in Shift Back to Gas-Powered Cars

 

Bloomberg News via Transport Topics reports, "Hertz Global Holdings Inc. plans to sell a third of its U.S. electric vehicle fleet and reinvest in gas-powered cars due to weak demand and high repair costs for its battery-powered options.

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Do we really know how much electricity it takes to fast-charge an EV?

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Do we really know how much electricity it takes to fast-charge an EV?

 

Does it really require this much electricity to fast-charge an EV? Here's something to think about before going all electric.

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