University of Warwick researchers have developed a new material that is conductive, piezoresistant, and printable in the latest generation of consumer 3-D printers.
While engineering programmable matter, they also invented a motor that holds its position without power.
The computer program recognizes items, learns and remembers--and even passes some basic components of an IQ test.
Reaction Engines Limited says it has developed an engine, shown in this rendering of the firm’s Skylon aircraft, that would allow us to fly halfway around the world in a matter of hours.
With more sensors and more data, GE wants to wring efficiency from industrial systems.
After four years of tinkering based on the principles of origami, Israeli amateur inventor and bike freak Izhar Gafni has crafted the greenest transportation ever - a $20 bike made of recycled packaging cardboard, with recycled rubber wheels, treated
Our latest video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MivVSggIoCA On October 21st, 2011, Thomas Senkel of e-volo made the first manned flight with an electric multicopter, the so called volocopter VC1, at an airstrip in the southwest of Germany.
Flying Car - Pal-V One
This is a great story on the early days of RYNO Motors.
No one in the nanotechnology field in our opinion is more knowledgeable than Nano Labs (CTLE) R&D chief, Professor Victor Castaño. He has risen over 30 years to become a top expert in the field, and celebrated globally.
The light walls simulate sunlight but don't generate UV radiation.
Britain's Environmental Agency is taking a keen interest in housing technology that embraces flooding rather than fights it.
From the world's largest semisubmersible vessel to a carbon-neutral office building that might be the most sustainable workplace ever
This demo -- from Pattie Maes' lab at MIT, spearheaded by Pranav Mistry -- was the buzz of TED.
At TEDIndia, Pranav Mistry demos several tools that help the physical world interact with the world of data -- including a deep look at his SixthSense device and a new, paradigm-shifting paper "laptop."
You've heard that Google is working on computerized glasses. They're called Google Glass, and developers can already buy them.
Scientists at Wake Forest University in North Carolina have developed a “tissue printer” that “prints” cartilage, the flexible connective tissue that cushions our bones and joints.
CPV company SolFocus is up for sale, a reflection of rapidly falling solar power prices, while startup Semprius moves ahead on demo CPV system.
The makers of the Argos II retinal prosthetic have devised a way to help blind people read Braille. Their first reported tests with a person wearing an Argos II indicate that this method could help blind people with the implant read signs and short s
The military and GE have made strides toward a practical detonation engine.
Computer-security researcher Eugene Kaspersky says he is testing control software that won’t run malicious code.
We’ve seen nanomaterials that can be used to convert light into electricity and others that can convert heat into electricity. Now researchers from the University of Texas at Arlington and Louisana Tech University have created a hybrid nanomaterial t
OXO Good Grips No-Spill Ice Cube Tray
Software turns English into synthesized Chinese almost instantly.
Dragonscale Chainmail, maille without joins. The 3D printed model in SLS nylon can be bought direct from Shapeways
Disney researchers invented a humanoid animatron that plays a lifelike game of catch.
Get into a cab and it’s safe to assume the driver knows the ins, outs, shortcuts and potential traffic tie-ups between you and your destination.
Apple’s data-center empire has yet expand oversees, but it seems this is about to change.
If kids want to paint a picture, they can get brushes at an art store. If they want to design a skyscraper, Legos will do. But what about those who want to build a magic wand that can turn their bedroom light on and off with the flick of a wrist?
Most bullets make small sonic booms when flying through the air, which to our ears sound like a loud, distinct “crack!” For the Pentagon’s special forces, that makes it hard to be sneaky about what they’re shooting.