This Fungus Could Lead to Better Rechargeable Batteries

In a first, researchers have shown that a fungus can transform manganese into a mineral composite with favourable electrochemical properties – paving the way for a better rechargeable battery in the near future. The findings suggest that fungus Neurospora crassa present in a red bread mold could be the key to producing more sustainable electrochemical […]

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Inside the Starburst-sized box that could save the Internet

Michael PozmantierCRUNCH NETWORK CONTRIBUTOR Michael Pozmantier is the program manager of Transition to Practice at the Department of Homeland Security, Science and Technology Directorate. How to join the network Cybercrime is costing us millions. Hacks drain the average American firm of $15.4 million per year, and, in the resulting panic, companies often spend more than […]

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Samsung S7, S7 Edge launch could trigger price war

The fight for dominance in the smartphones market between the two global giants — Samsung and Apple — is not new. In the past two years, the battle has spread to new territories such as India. And, with Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge, offered at aggressive prices, Samsung on Tuesday opened another front. According to […]

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