Amazon’s Black Friday 2021 has begun: here are the best deals on technology

the offers Amazon of the Black Friday they are really a lot and these days we are practically submerged. The real Black Friday actually falls today, November 26, 2021, and therefore it is worth “stopping” for a moment and making a nice summary of the best offers currently available on the technology. The Amazon Black … Read more

Prize-winning technology for large-scale energy storage

Journal Reference: Ziyauddin Khan, Ujwala Ail, Fatima Nadia Ajjan, Jaywant Phopase, Zia Ullah Khan, Nara Kim, Jakob Nilsson, Olle Inganäs, Magnus Berggren, Xavier Crispin. Water‐in‐Polymer Salt Electrolyte for Slow Self‐Discharge in Organic Batteries. Advanced Energy and Sustainability Research, 2021; 2100165 DOI: 10.1002/aesr.202100165 An increasing share of renewable energy in the energy mix and increasing consumption … Read more

New optical technology spotlights how memories move in mouse brains during sleep

Journal Reference: Akihiro Goto, Ayaka Bota, Ken Miya, Jingbo Wang, Suzune Tsukamoto, Xinzhi Jiang, Daichi Hirai, Masanori Murayama, Tomoki Matsuda, Thomas J. McHugh, Takeharu Nagai, Yasunori Hayashi. Stepwise synaptic plasticity events drive the early phase of memory consolidation. Science, 2021; 374 (6569): 857 DOI: 10.1126/science.abj9195 Publishing in the journal Science, Kyoto University’s Akihiro Goto uses … Read more

Making solar energy even more sustainable with light-powered technology

Journal Reference: Iacopo Benesperi, Hannes Michaels, Tomas Edvinsson, Michele Pavone, Michael R. Probert, Paul Waddell, Ana Belén Muñoz-García, Marina Freitag. Dynamic dimer copper coordination redox shuttles. Chem, 2021; DOI: 10.1016/j.chempr.2021.10.017 An international team of scientists have identified a new process using coordination materials that can accelerate the use of low-cost, Earth-abundant materials with the potential … Read more

“With regard to science and technology, it is better to speak of disenchantment than of mistrust”

Michel Dubois is CNRS research director in the study group on sociological analysis methods at Sorbonne University. On the occasion of the international conference on scientific and technical culture “Science & You”, which the University of Lorraine took the initiative and which is being held in Metz from November 16 to 19, he comments on … Read more

Bulletproof fingerprint technology takes images in the round

Journal Reference: Charles J. Lee, David J. Scurr, Long Jiang, Andrew Kenton, Shaun R. T. Beebe, James S. Sharp. Imaging mass spectrometry of fingermarks on brass bullet casings using sample rotation. The Analyst, 2021; DOI: 10.1039/D1AN01768C Scientists from the University of Nottingham developed a rotation stage to allow researchers and forensic practitioners to perform highly … Read more

The screen of the new iPhone 6s will detect various levels of pressure thanks to Multi-Touch technology | Gadgets

By @Ivancernadas Every time September arrives, at Apple’s annual meeting with the media, it always surprises us with some revelation on its new products. The latest from the Cupertino company when it comes to the mobile market is the new 3D Touch feature present in its recent iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus. The apple … Read more

The ethics of digital technology in the food sector – the future of data sharing

Journal Reference: Naomi Jacobs, Steve Brewer, Peter J. Craigon, Jeremy Frey, Anabel Gutierrez, Samantha Kanza, Louise Manning, Samuel Munday, Simon Pearson, Justin Sacks. Considering the ethical implications of digital collaboration in the Food Sector. Patterns, 2021; 2 (11): 100335 DOI: 10.1016/j.patter.2021.100335 But how much extra energy would be used powering such a system? And what … Read more

Parliament adopts text to reduce the impact of digital technology on the environment

As world leaders gathered in Glasgow for COP26, Parliament adopted definitively, Tuesday, November 2, by a final vote of the Senate, a bill aimed at reducing the environmental footprint of digital technology and making France a pioneering country in this field. This consensual text, worn by Senator LR Patrick Chaize, includes many measures aimed in … Read more

Huawei introduces new smart glasses with audio technology

With the Gentle Monster Eyewear II, Huawei will launch its second smart glasses on November 6. The gadget, equipped with a voice assistant and loudspeakers in the frame, will receive a target price of 329 euros. Contrary to what you would expect with ‘smart glasses’, the Gentle Monster Eyewear II does not work with augmented … Read more