The world’s largest conference on carbon nanomaterials, NT13, was held June 24–28 at Aalto University. Over 400 scientists and industry experts joined the event to share their knowledge on the fundamental science and applications of carbon nanotubes
As gadgets shrink and energy demands grow, the challenge of fitting more power into tinier spaces becomes increasingly difficult. It's time for a new battery.
The Nike Free Hyperfeel is even more sock-like than its predecessor–a distillation of the running shoe to its purist, most simple form.
Smart Diapers feature a panel containing several non-toxic test strips to monitor irregularities in an infant's urine
Scientists have developed an "intelligent knife" that can tell surgeons immediately whether the tissue they are cutting is cancerous or not.
Using carpets of aligned carbon nanotubes, researchers from Rice University and Sandia National Laboratories have created a solid-state electronic device that is hardwired to detect polarized light across a broad swath of the visible and infrared spe
Flexible batteries are sure to be a key part of the rumored iWatch, future smartwatch designs and other wearable tech that could include a jacket with a built-in battery capable of recharging your iPhone and iPad multiple times over.
Tesla Motors is pushing the limits of charging technology to make electric vehicles as practical as gas-powered cars.
Competition was brewing just below the surface in Bethesda, MD as student-built, human-powered submarines raced against each other for the glory of good engineering.
Omer Haciomeroglu of Sweden’s Umeå Institute of Design has come up with the concept ERO concrete de-construction robot, which uses high-pressure water jets to strip concrete from rebar and recycle it on the spot.
The LEGObot still has some wobble, but Krueger is hoping tighten the X and Y axes soon, making prints more precise
The Polyplane and the Samara are disposable UAVs designed to help monitor forest fires
Research scientists at the University of Cambridge have developed electrical wiring from carbon nanotubes that is much longer than ever before. They developed a system where the wire is “spun” from a reactor that looks like cotton candy, allowing the
Researchers at the University of California Santa Cruz have developed a 3D display which can also be viewed in 2D without glasses, and without the blurred effect caused by overlapping images. Though, as you'd expect, the screen displays both left and
The NapAnywhere is designed to help commuters sleep anywhere
The Canadian AeroVelo team has done what many thought impossible. The crew has officially claimed the American Helicopter Society’s Igor I. Sikorsky Human-Powered Helicopter Prize.
Your eyes are not deceiving you: The Silk Pavillion — an architectural experiment constructed at MIT, was “3-D printed” using 6,500 live silkworms.
Back in April, PopMech profiled the guys behind the human-powered helicopter Atlas, who just won the $250,000 Sikorsky Prize. Here's a detailed look at their long journey to victory.
Hyperlocal Market is a concept that would allow people who grow food and produce goods to connect with interested buyers in their general vicinity.
A school girl wearing Sagawa Electronics' Power Jacket MK3 stands above a grown man
In what they're calling a breakthrough discovery, UCL researchers studying the properties of titanium dioxide catalysts, which are widely used in self-cleaning products and materials, claim to have challenged the accepted view of how mixed-phase samp
A French company, Power JMD, appears to have an exotic free energy device that is getting close to market (some time in "2013 or 2014").
Engineers seek a cheaper biodegradable polymer.
Solar Impulse pilot and co-founder André Borschberg departed Washington D.C. this morning and is on his way to New York City right now in an airplane powered entirely by the sun.
This is what happens when police, military folks, and scientists get together to play with very expensive robots.
Cars, robots and 3D printers: Ford is combining all three of these cool toys into one high-tech car manufacturing process. Called Ford Freeform Fabrication Technology (F3T), it may pave the way for more innovative car designs and even let drivers cho
I was just looking for cheap air conditioning solutions. It's hot hot hot in the West Coast! I bumped into some cool videos: Homemade Air Conditioner DIY Project Worlds Cheapest AC!
There's almost no real reason to own a flashlight now that all smartphones have bright flashes that work as flashlights.
"5/22/2007 Retired TV station owner and broadcast engineer, John Kanzius, wasn't looking for an answer to the energy crisis. He was looking for a cure for cancer."
Although the device is efficient, in most all water heating applications it is difficult to economically justify a device.