the Zectron electric bike

One charge for a week of trips: the Zectron folding electric bike is introduced

Many companies are working on the creation of a practical city electric bike, each with its own vision of the ideal solution. Startup Zectron decided to focus on maximum mileage and foldable design. A 25 kg e-bike has a claimed range of up to 250 km on a single charge, which is more than enough […]

Self-driving buses launched in Finnish city

Self-driving buses launched in Finnish city

The first driverless buses are being launched in Tampere, Finland. They will start running by the end of this year. Buses will carry passengers from the southeastern section of the city tram line to the Lintuhütti area. The route will stretch for one kilometer. For the first six months, there will be inspectors on the […]

development of science and technology in Hanoi

Hanoi: measures for the development of science and technology

Developing the science and technology market is one of Hanoi’s key tasks. To protect intellectual property rights, modernize infrastructure, boost human resources and intermediary institutions, the city is implementing many policies and measures. Together with other relevant organizations, the city’s Science and Technology Department has implemented policies on technology management, market and business development in […]

lithium revolution

The lithium revolution?: “If there is no popular energy transition, it is useless”

Specialist Bruno Fornillo highlights the need for Argentina to regulate the extraction of the resource, and maintains that capitalist accumulation is the basic problem. According to the Interuniversity Forum of Lithium Specialists, Argentina is the world’s fourth largest producer of this chemical element. In addition, together with Bolivia and Chile, they make up the “Lithium […]

Venezuela and Iran

Venezuela and Iran strengthen cooperation relations in science and technology

The president stressed that Iran is an example of progress, of recovery in science and technology. The president of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro Moros, highlighted on Thursday the progress made in strengthening cooperation relations with Iran in areas such as science and technology. Within the framework of the I Iran-Venezuela Scientific, Technological and Industrial Expo, the […]

planta de metanol verde

Viridi invests 220 million in a green methanol plant in Arcos de la Frontera

SolWinHy Cádiz is the name of the project for a green methanol plant in the Cadiz municipality of Arcos de la Frontera promoted by Viridi Energías Renovables España, a subsidiary of the German company Viridi, and Green Enesys Group. The name alludes to the sun, wind and hydrogen, the three energy sources that come together […]

Greenland rare earths

Greenland, a new eldorado for rare earths

The subsoil of the largest island in the world is full of metals used in armaments and the energy transition, arousing the appetite of investors on the planet. For the territory, the challenge is both geopolitical and environmental. In Greenland, start-ups are snapping up geologists rather than developers. The minerals of one of the rare […]

Shanghai prepares more COVID-19 tests

Shanghai prepares more COVID-19 tests amid new restrictions across China

Numerous Chinese cities are adopting new COVID-19 restriction measures, from business shutdowns to lockdowns, to curb new infections, as the Shanghai shopping mall prepares for another mass testing campaign after detecting the sub-variant of Omicron BA.5. As China clings to its “proactive zero-contagion” policy to quickly stamp out all outbreaks, the stringent curbing measures by […]

Here is the first solar panel that can generate electricity at night

Here is the first solar panel that can generate electricity at night

Researchers have succeeded in modifying solar panels to generate electricity at night. Although the production is lower, it would allow isolated sites to use low-power equipment without depending on batteries. Solar panels are one of the main sources of renewable energy. Their biggest flaw is not producing power at night. Most often, this production is […]

Netflix launches “The Squid Game” reality show with the biggest prize pool in history

Netflix is recruiting applicants from around the world to participate in a television reality show based on its most successful series, Squid Game. The new show will be called Squid Game: The Challenge. There will be 456 participants, and of course, it will no longer be life or death as in the South Korean drama. […]