Self-powered MC-TENG device aims to foil forest fires

Researchers have developed MC-TENG, a remote forest fire detection and alarm system powered by the movement of the trees. The new device generates electrical power by harvesting energy from the sporadic movement of the tree branches from which it hangs (Image: MSU) MC-TENG Developed at Michigan State University (MSU), MC-TENG – multi-layered cylindrical triboelectric nanogenerator … Continue reading Self-powered MC-TENG device aims to foil forest fires

Twitter meme ‘knows a spot’ for some absolutely terrible dates

With the coronavirus pandemic keeping us home for the past few months, going on dates and visiting new places have become but distant, fond memories Twitter Meme A new Twitter meme is now softening the sting of social distancing, reminding restless singles that, even if we could go out, trusting your date to bring you … Continue reading Twitter meme ‘knows a spot’ for some absolutely terrible dates