Efficiency

05.16.14
3D printing shows why sharks are so deadly efficient
05.16.14

3D printing shows why sharks are so deadly efficient

A shark's fearsome teeth don't end in its mouth, as its skin is also made up of millions of sharp,...

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04.25.13
Chevy Spark EV rated most efficient retail car with 82-mile range, 119 MPGe
04.25.13

Chevy Spark EV rated most efficient retail car with 82-mile range, 119 MPGe

All EVs have their own particular merits: some climb, some race, some only have three wheels, and...

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04.19.13
Facebook launches real-time graphs to highlight its data center efficiency
04.19.13

Facebook launches real-time graphs to highlight its data center efficiency

Curious as to the effect that your poking wars are having on the planet? Facebook is outing power...

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12.18.12
Breakfast Topic: Efficiency
12.18.12

Breakfast Topic: Efficiency

In a post yesterday about the easiness of low level dungeons, wiserwaylander commented on an in...

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08.28.12
Spherical glass lens concentrates sunlight by up to 10,000 times, boosts solar cell efficiency
08.28.12

Spherical glass lens concentrates sunlight by up to 10,000 times, boosts solar cell efficiency

Eking out more power from solar cells is an ongoing challenge for scientists, and now architect An...

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06.29.12
Scientists develop flush-efficient toilet system that can turn waste into energy, sort before it recycles
06.29.12

Scientists develop flush-efficient toilet system that can turn waste into energy, sort before it recycles

Scientists from Singapore's Nanyang Technological University aren't keen on being wasteful -- that...

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06.21.12
Calxeda benchmarks claim that its server chips are 15 times more power efficient than Intel's
06.21.12

Calxeda benchmarks claim that its server chips are 15 times more power efficient than Intel's

Calxeda may have been given the bum's rush by HP's Project Moonshot, but the company isn't taking...

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05.23.12
Autocar takes Gordon Murray's T.25 and T.27 city cars for a spin, gives us its impressions
05.23.12

Autocar takes Gordon Murray's T.25 and T.27 city cars for a spin, gives us its impressions

When he isn't tinkering around with McLaren F1 supercars and Batmobiles, Gordon Murray is working...

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05.19.12
Researchers tout efficiency breakthrough with new 'inexact' chip
05.19.12

Researchers tout efficiency breakthrough with new 'inexact' chip

Accuracy is generally an important consideration in computer chips, but a team of researchers led...

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