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Toyota to highlight reading of driver emotions at Tokyo show

Sleepy? Hungry? Toyota will be highlighting an array of experimental technologies aimed at improving safety and anticipating drivers' desires at the Toyota Motor Show later this month.

21 hours ago from Phys.org

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Futuristic solar-powered Dutch family car hailed 'the future'

A futuristic Dutch family car that not only uses the sun as power but supplies energy back to the grid was hailed as "the future" Sunday as the World Solar Challenge wrapped up.

Sun 15 Oct 17 from Phys.org

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Wind turbines suspended high in the sky have potential as an alternative power source for Saudi Arabia

The notion of tethered wind turbines that generate electricity from abundant and reliable high-altitude winds seems futuristic. Now, KAUST research led by Georgiy Stenchikov has identified the ...

18 hours ago from Phys.org

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World's first "negative emission" power plant turns CO2 into stone

After opening the world's first commercial Direct Air Capture (DAC) plant designed to pull CO2 out of the air, Swiss company Climeworks is now joining forces with a geothermal power ...

Sun 15 Oct 17 from Gizmag

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Bloomberg donates $64 million to fight Trump's coal agenda

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's foundation is donating $64 million to a Sierra Club program seeking to phase out coal-fired power plants and reduce planet-warming carbon emissions.

Wed 11 Oct 17 from Phys.org

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Daimler recalls 400,000 Mercedes-Benz cars in the UK

The cars are being recalled over a potential airbag safety issue.

11 hours ago from BBC Technology

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Los Angeles Halloween events 2017: Pumpkin patches, concerts, events for kids and more

Whether or not the leaves are changing or the weather is cooling, it is still Fall in Los Angeles. This, of course, means that Halloween is approaching and it's time for some ...

5 hours ago from AXS

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Shell to buy electric vehicle charging providers

Oil company Shell has signed an agreement to buy electric vehicle charging firm NewMotion. It did not disclose terms.

Thu 12 Oct 17 from Phys.org

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Image: Glorious sunrise at the start of a spacewalk

NASA astronaut Mark Vande Hei exits the International Space Station on Oct. 10, 2017, for a spacewalk in this photograph taken by fellow spacewalker Randy Bresnik.

19 hours ago from Phys.org

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