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Chinese scientists find way to stop phones overheating, inspired by Hong Kong’s Ocean Park




A trip to Hong Kong tourist attraction Ocean Park led scientists to propose a way to prevent mobile phones overheating and detect counterfeit goods – by overturning 200 years of conventional wisdom.Researchers at City University of Hong Kong began a two-year project inspired by Araucaria trees after one of the scientists visited the theme park and was struck by the leaves’ unique structure of ratchet-like spirals.After studying how the leaves could direct liquid to flow in different directions…



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