February 28, 2016 archive

New “Super Battery” Energy Storage Breakthrough Aims At $54 Per KWh

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Mining to dining: Australia becomes China’s land of milk and honey

Asian consumers determined to improve their lifestyle are boosting the fortunes of Australian producers of premium baby milk formula, vitamins and honey, as the region’s burgeoning middle class jumps on the health food bandwagon. from Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories See Link via IFTTT

How plants protect photosynthesis from oxygen

During the daytime, plants convert the Sun’s energy into sugars using photosynthesis, a complex, multi-stage biochemical process. New work identifies a protein needed for assembling the photosynthetic apparatus that may help us understand the history of photosynthesis back in the early days of life on Earth, a time when oxygen was not abundant in the …

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If Apple loses, your home could be the next thing that’s unlocked

“In a recent interview about Apple’s ongoing legal battle with the Department of Justice, Tim Cook said that our smartphones have more information about us and our families than any other device we own. He’s right. And if the FBI is able to compel Apple or any company to circumvent a phone’s encryption, it would …

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