updated - October 19, 2017 Thursday EDT
It’s every car-owner’s dream to avoid a flat tire. So when Michelin launched an innovative design of the tire with no air inside that they claim “virtually prevents flat tires,” car-owners were pleased. However, that technology won’t be available to passenger cars just yet, according to the president of Michelin itself.
A new lightweight thermoelectric generator has been created by researchers at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) that uses the wearer’s body heat to generate electricity. The device has the ability to extend the battery life of smartphones and low-power wearable devices.
General Electric Co. announced on Monday its plans to invest $10 billion in clean-energy technology research. The research will focus on energy projects such as gas turbine efficiency and waterless fracking.