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Electric-assist trike tilts into corners

By Ben Coxworth – The Tris Bike’s front wheels tilt up to 30 degrees relative to the frame. While some people like the added stability offered by trikes as compared to bikes, the things can actually be tippier when cornering. The Italian-designed Tris …

Snow-powered nanogenerator works where solar panels don’t

Michael Irving – – A new nanogenerator could harvest energy directly from snow, helping solar panels deal with wintry conditions. (Credit: karin59 /Depositphotos). Snowy places aren’t ideal for harvesting solar energy – panels can’t do much if they’re buried under blankets of snow, …