Why you should be more careful with your mobile phone screens

By now, you’ve probably heard about the “lithium cell” technology that’s powering some of your smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices.Lithium is a battery-packed metal that has the ability to store up to three times as much energy as conventional batteries and lasts a lifetime of up to five years.But that’s just the tip of […]

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How to make a carbide coating from the ground up

In an effort to protect the aluminum alloy inside the carbon fiber, the carbon-fiber components are coated with an extremely thin layer of carbide.Carbide is a metal that has a high surface area and can be formed into the desired shape.But how do you make the carbon fibers from the carbon?In the case of aluminum, […]

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The tiniest nano-machines that can repair your home’s leaky roof

The tinnitus of everyday life has been largely relegated to the fringe, but a new nanotechnology may help repair ailing homes and buildings.Researchers have developed nano-sized mechanical devices that could fix leaking roofs, which they say could also be used for more practical applications, such as the repair of damaged or corroded electronics or plumbing.The […]

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