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electromagnets

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Glowing Lunecase feeds on iPhone's electromagnetic radiation

No battery, no problem. Get glowing alerts with the Lunecase, a case powered by electromagnetic energy sent out by your iPhone.

By April 29, 2014

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Speaker plays music through an arc of electrical plasma

The ARC Plasma speaker relies not on electromagnets but an arc of electrical plasma to produce sound.

By March 9, 2014

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Magnetic Nanoport links phones to accessories, cars, each other

Nano Magnetics thinks smartphone makers will like a magnetic connection technology that will let customers attach speakers, chargers, or storage devices to their phones.

By January 7, 2014

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Western Digital enlists helium for 6TB energy-efficient drives

Mammoth data centers need more data capacity and lower power consumption. The new Ultrastar He6 drives float a new concept for achieving those ends.

By November 4, 2013

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Whoosh! U.S. Navy F-35C gets electromagnetic launch

The Navy successfully test-launches the next-generation aircraft--the carrier variant of the Joint Strike Fighter--from its futuristic EMALS carrier system.

By November 28, 2011

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KLD updates electric motor for 21st-century cars

Startup company KLD Energy Technologies developed OneDrive, a new electric drivetrain for cars that the company insists is much more efficient than those currently on the market.

By August 23, 2013

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Electromagnetism can deter algae pests, firm says

OriginOil, an algae research company, is using low-power electromagnetic pulses to deter invading microbes and improve algae production rates without chemicals.

By March 23, 2011

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Japan unveils world's fastest levitating train

Japan's bullet trains can travel up to 300km/h. The Central Japan Railway Co claims that a new maglev train prototype can reach 500km/h.

By November 29, 2012

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Navy takes electromagnetic tack for carrier launches

The test launch of an F/A-18E using the futuristic EMALS technology is a first for the Navy, and a step closer to the next generation of aircraft carriers.

By December 22, 2010

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With test launch, U.S. Navy goes electromagnetic (photos)

The new EMALS technology is intended to replace the Navy's venerable steam catapults. The first launch, of an F/A-18E, takes place on dry land.

12 Images By December 22, 2010