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Intel demos wireless electricity

Intel remotely fired up the audience today at the IDF R&D Forum Keynote by wirelessly powering a light bulb from a distance of 2 feet away…

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Scientific advancements of the future

So the question was: what do you see as amazing scientific advancements during our lifetime that our grandchildren (or even children) will take for granted? This gem of a question surfaced on the Science Junkie forum on StumbleUpon, posed by Cindy Chesley (a.k.a. AstroGirlBunny) And as all good questions do, they inevitably get me thinking… […]

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‘WiTricity’ wireless electricity for all?

There was once this Serbian called Nikola Tesla who had these crazy, amazing ideas about wireless electricity. At the time he was doing his most notable and respected work, wireless technology was as much the rage then as it is now. He had this idea of “a ‘world system’ for ‘the transmission of electrical energy […]