UK begins testing unsupervised autonomous transport pods

Shoppers at a UK mall have the opportunity to try out autonomous transport pods this week which — in a UK first — operate entirely without supervision.

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A Simple Twist of Thermodynamics Could Lead to Greener Refrigeration

Refrigerators are a necessary aspect of modern life, but most of them rely on a cooling mechanism called vapor compression—and the vapors involved tend to be potent greenhouse gases that can contribute to global warming when they escape into the atmosphere.

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