Five secrets for happy friendships

Could tapping into this effective coaching technique help strengthen the bond you have with your loved ones? Years ago, I would blame the world for the fact that I didn’t have people around when I needed them. I always thought everything was everyone else’s fault, and I didn’t value my friendships. But I misunderstood what … Read more

Tesla Execs Tell Senate: Autopilot Requires ‘Constant Monitoring’

Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) and Ed Markey (D-MA) Tesla wrote “Technoking” Elon Musk on Feb. 8 about some “significant concerns” they had about the electric carmaker’s Autopilot and Full Self Driving (FSD) systems, which have gotten plenty of negative attention from regulators in recent months. To its credit, Tesla defended its advanced driver assistance systems … Read more

New, New Solid-State Battery News From MIT

We all know — or think we know — that a solid-state battery is better than a battery with a liquid or semi-liquid electrolytes. A solid-state battery has a lower risk of thermal runaway (what ordinary people call fires). It also has a higher energy density, can charge and discharge more rapidly, performs better in … Read more

Nearly $1.5 Billion in Grants to Modernize US Bus Fleets & Facilities

President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law includes funding to expand the availability of clean buses in communities across the country WASHINGTON — At an event with Vice President Kamala Harris, US Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg and Federal Transit Administration Administrator Nuria Fernandez this week announced the availability of approximately $1.47 billion in competitive funds grant to … Read more

Psych Support Improves Treatment Success

Oral immunotherapy (OIT) is a promising long-term food allergy regimen, but it can be so stressful that patients often quit. Providing young patients and their families with psychological support can increase the odds that they’ll complete the full course of OIT, according to a small, single-site study from Italy published in Clinical and Translational Allergy. … Read more