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The promise of nanosurgeons to defeat cancer

From nanorobot surgeons that could defeat cancer to nanobiosensors that detect deadly diseases at very early stages, if there is one field in which nanotechnology can bring about a real revolution, it is medicine. We take a look at the hurdles that several promising projects have to overcome to make their way into hospitals.

05/01/2022

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Using sugar to create more efficient batteries

Lithium-sulphur batteries can store up to five times more energy than traditional lithium-ion batteries, but their lifespan is quite limited. Now a team of Australian researchers claim to have found a sweet solution to make them a truly longer-lasting, lighter and more sustainable alternative for all types of transport.

29/12/2021

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From flying cars to the enigma of the pyramids: the most read posts of 2021

From breaking the sound barrier to making the futuristic dream of flying cars a reality and optimising energy consumption by reviving the tradition of making houses out of straw. We analyse the technological innovations that have captured the attention of our readers over the last year.

22/12/2021

Science talks

Volcanic ash, a material to construct buildings and roads

The coarser picón aggregate, which is lighter than gravel, is used in the production of mortar and concrete, which are used in the manufacture of picón blocks (that replace ceramic bricks), sub-floors, textured wall finishing, light cement, pervious concrete, etc…

17/12/2021

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Smart glasses are back, but doubts about their success linger

A few years ago Google launched eyewear capable of recording what was around them. Although this futuristic technology generated a lot of buzz, the project ultimately failed. But almost a decade later, technology companies have not given up. Here we explore how Facebook, Huawei and Xiaomi hope to reach the mass market with their smart glasses.

15/12/2021

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