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MIT is developing the super battery of your dreams

Technology February 14, 2017 0 Comments

The lithium-ion battery in your phone might look like a solid chunk of energy-producing plastic at first glance, but if you were to bust it open and take a closer look, you’d see there’s also some liquid inside. That’s because most lithium-ion batteries are composed of multiple parts: two solid electrodes, separated by a polymer membrane infused with a liquid…

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MIT researchers devise a secure anonymity network that’s 10x faster than Tor

Technology July 17, 2016 0 Comments

Researchers from MIT and the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne have come up with a new and secure anonymity network that could prove better than Tor. “The initial use case that we thought of was to do anonymous file-sharing, where the receiving end and sending end don’t know each other,” said Albert Kwon, first author on the report, which will…

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