Tag: Hybrid

Human-Animal Hybrid: Scientists Grow Human Cells Inside Pig Embryos

Scientists injected pig embryos with human stem cells to produce animal embryos that contain human cells. What are the dangers and potential benefits of this technology?

Biotech January 27, 2017

NIH To Consider Human-Animal Hybrids: Is It Ethical?

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has proposed to lift the funding moratorium on human-animal hybrid studies. New policies will place new and stricter limits on these types of research.

August 7, 2016

Canid Howling Dialects Shed Light On Coyote-Wolf Hybrid

Coywolves are now seen throughout eastern North America, numbering in millions after just a century in the wild. What could studying their calls tell us about these animal hybrids?

Animals February 10, 2016

2016 BMW 330e Images And First Impressions

The 2016 BMW 330e hybrid offers decent performance and is a stiff competitor in its category. Here are the first impressions of the BMW 330e.

FUTURE TECH January 30, 2016

New Toyota Prius Gets A Sporty Makeover And Better Fuel Economy

Toyota launches the Prius 2016 at an event in Las Vegas. The hybrid car will be sportier and more fuel efficient,

FUTURE TECH September 9, 2015

How Surfing On A Dirt Bike Works And Looks

Australian motorbike stunt rider Robbie Maddison was told he was crazy for dreaming about surfing on a dirt bike. With some modifications, though, Maddison's dreams became reality on the roaring waves in Tahiti.

August 3, 2015

BMW Unveils 5 Series GT-Based Hydrogen Fuel Cell Research Vehicle That Vrooms 245HP

BMW just showcased where 15 years of research into hydrogen fuel cells has landed the company. Its GT-based fuel cell vehicle could be a glimpse into the automaker's future.

FUTURE TECH July 4, 2015

HP Reveals Updated Design For Pavilion x2 Hybrid Laptop

With the back-to-school season quickly approaching, computer manufacturers are getting ready to reveal the latest update to their machines: first up is HP, with a new verion of the Pavilion x2 hybrid laptop.

Computers June 18, 2015

Next Porsche 911 Will Have Hybrid Variant In 2020

Next-generation Porsche 911 may also come in petrol-electric hybrid by 2020. The hybrid is expected to weigh more than the regular variant but the weight will also be offset when the car offers higher output.

FUTURE TECH June 15, 2015

Honda kit turns hybrid CR-Z into a supercharged hot rod wannabe

Honda is offering a supercharger kit for its hybrid CR-Z that delivers additional power and performance. The company hopes the boost will help entice more customers to think hybrid.

FUTURE TECH August 22, 2014

Ford, Hyundai preparing new hybrid Toyota Prius killer?

Both Ford and Hyundai are currently developing vehicles that the companies hope will dethrone the Toyota Prius as the hybrid car leader. Ford is looking to release its new hybrid as a 2019 model, while Hyundai was spotted testing its new hybrid.

FUTURE TECH August 21, 2014

Hybrid songbirds' sense of direction as mixed as their genes

A study at the University of British Columbia found that hybrid Swainson's thrushes travel an intermediate, possibly more difficult migration path than their parent populations. The mechanism behind the link between mixed genes and mixed migration remains unknown.

Animals July 23, 2014

Tesla leading the charge as electric car makers collaborate on charging solutions

Nissan and BMW, two of Tesla’s main competitors, are open to talks with the U.S. carmaker to cooperate on developing new charging networks. Talks are aimed at removing current charging stumbling blocks for consumers.

FUTURE TECH June 16, 2014

Surface Pro 3 review roundup: First impressions are in and they're good

Surface 3 Pro has been unwrapped and various tech Web sites are already reviewing it with generally positive things to say about the tablet. One thing to take from the critics is that Microsoft may have finally nailed down a tablet-laptop hybrid device with the Surface Pro 3.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 26, 2014

Tesla adds battery protection, Toyota hybrid poised for Le Mans

Toyota unveiled its most technologically advanced vehicle this week, the TS040 hybrid race car that it plans to enter into the 24 hours of Le Mans race this year. Also making news, albeit for the wrong reason, were Nissan and Tesla which are dealing with problems in several of their cars.

Business March 29, 2014

Toyota recalls 295000 RAV4 SUVs, RX350 crossovers, Tacoma trucks AND 1.9 mn Prius hybrid

Toyota has recalled over 1.9 million hybrid Prius cars due to a software glitch and at least 295,000 RAV4 SUVs, RX350 crossovers and Tacoma pickup trucks, to fix electrical faults that could cause stability controls and anti-lock brakes to become inoperative and increase the risk of crash. Market analysts have dubbed the move, announced within the past one week, a preemptive recall.

FUTURE TECH February 15, 2014

2014 Cadillac ELR price starts $75k, eyes January launch

The 2014 Cadillac ELR will launch in January 2014 and will sport a starting price tag of $75k.

FUTURE TECH October 13, 2013

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