Review: Galaxy Note II for big-screen enthusiasts
Every time I think I'm completely happy with my iPhone, I see another Android model that has a newer, bigger, faster feature that I covet.
Helmet-to-helmet collisions: Scientists model how vibrations from football hits wobble the brain
It's fall football season, when fight songs and shouted play calls fill stadiums across the country. Another less rousing sound sometimes accompanies football games: the sharp crack of helmet-to-helmet collisions. Hard collisions ...
Researchers engineer microscale optical accelerometer
Imagine navigating through a grocery store with your cell phone. As you turn down the bread aisle, ads and coupons for hot dog buns and English muffins pop up on your screen. The electronics industry would ...
At the nanoscale, graphite can turn friction upside down
(Phys.org)—If you ease up on a pencil, does it slide more easily? Sure. But maybe not if the tip is sharpened down to nanoscale dimensions. A team of researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) ...
On-board mobile phone to power low-cost satellite
(Phys.org)—A University of Queensland staff member is sending a satellite into space more powerful than the Curiosity Rover which recently landed on Mars.
Intel: Ultrabooks will be thin and light but heavy in innovation
Physician, glove thyself: Med Sensation has exam tool (w/ Video)
The shock of separation
The BepiColombo mission to Mercury has undergone a series of shock tests at ESA's test facilities to replicate conditions it will experience during its intense ride into space. This video shows tests to mimic the moment it ...
App detects potholes, alerts Boston city officials
The next time your car hits a pothole, a new technology could help you immediately tell someone who can do something about it.
Ukraine team wins Imagine Cup with gloves that convert sign language to speech
Tech review: Nike FuelBand keeps motivation close at hand
I have to admit, I'm overweight. My weight tends to fluctuate depending on my mood and motivation.
Researchers create the first GPS for the blind
A new application for devices with Android operating systems, called OnTheBus, helps people find their way and move around in large cities. The application is based on universal design principles and is therefore ...
Power-generating knee strap hints at end for batteries
Battery-powered devices could soon be a thing of the past thanks to a group of UK researchers who have created a novel energy harvester to power some of the latest wearable gadgets.