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Xiaomi Presents Budget Mi Qicycle Mountain Bike

The bicycle frame is made of aluminum and has dimensions of 1650 × 235 × 785 mm and a weight of only 13.6 kg. It has the wheels of 27.5 inches (69 cm) in diameter, Shimano hydraulic disc brake system and a

Britain To Ban Sale Of All New Diesel and Petrol Cars From 2040

The ban on vehicles running on petrol and diesel is part of plans to tackle air pollution, accelerating the push towards electric cars. The UK government is expected to announce the decision on Wednesday, according to Metro. It should be recalled that

Japanese Scientists Create Skin-Like Wearable Health Sensors

According to Science Daily, the Japanese scientists have developed a new hypoallergenic electronic sensor that can be worn on the skin continuously for a week without discomfort, and is so light and thin that users forget they even have it on. The

World’s First Battery-Free Cellphone Created – Video

Researchers of the Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering and the University of Washington Department of Electrical Engineering have developed a mobile phone that lets you call without battery. The device extracts its power from ambient radio signals and light. The technology

In China, a robot has started delivering packages to people

Jingdong, or JD.com, China’s second-biggest e-commerce company after Alibaba, sent robots to deliver items for the first time yesterday (June 18), on the last day of a two-week-long shopping bonanza that recorded sales of around $17.6 billion, according to a spokesman with

This New Material Is Set to Revolutionize Electronics

Researchers at the University of Minnesota have discovered a new material that could change technology as we know it. This nano-scale, thin-film material is transparent and extremely conductive, Joinfo.com reports with reference to Futurism. Many common electronics, like smartphones and solar cells,

Plastic-eating caterpillar could munch waste, scientists say

Researchers at Cambridge University have discovered that the larvae of the moth, which eats wax in bee hives, can also degrade plastic, according to the BBC. Experiments show the insect can break down the chemical bonds of plastic in a similar way

Google Kitty Hawk flying car will be available this year

Google co-founder Larry Page's mysterious flying cars will be available to buy by the end of this year, according to MailOnline. The billionaire's company Kitty Hawk has officially launched after months of rumours and speculation. Kitty Hawk president Sebastian Thrun, who co-created Google's self-driving

Ultrasonic Dryer Cuts Drying Time In Half

Fortunately, a team of researchers have come up with a much cooler system (in both senses of the word). Their experimental new dryer blasts clothes with ultrasound to effectively shake moisture off them, according to Geek. The average load of laundry can

China uses facial recognition technology for public toilet revolution

The unusual move — part of a “toilet revolution” — is another step in China’s vast upgrading of public facilities, according to USA Today. Bathrooms at tourist sites, notorious for their primitive conditions and nasty odors, are a special focus of the