Twitter garden wins Gold at Chelsea
Fresh garden Digital Capabilities responds to live Twitter activity, enabling the public to directly influence how the garden appears at any one time. Created by academics at the University of Lincoln, UK, ...
Inventor creates Card Beams with 3D printer
What are card beams, you may ask? They are the building toy that allows you to build gravity-defying houses of cards with the help of friction, gravity, and two types of beams - the cap and the connector.
'Makers' 3-D print shapes created using new design tool, bare hands
(Phys.org) —A new design tool interprets hand gestures, enabling designers and artists to create and modify three-dimensional shapes using only their hands as a "natural user interface" instead of keyboard ...
Printed inchworm robot makes self-assembly moves (w/ Video)
Why we love it or hate it: The 3 E's
Why do brands such as Manchester United and Apple capture hearts and minds? When consumers feel a strong emotional attachment to a brand, there is seemingly nothing we would not do–from paying more for it to defending it ...
World's first handheld sound camera ready for market
Most car drivers have had the experience of hearing a buzzing, squeaky, or rattling sound while driving but not being able to figure out where the noise is coming from. The problem could be simple, requiring ...
Terahertz technology: Seeing more with less
Terahertz technology is an emerging field that promises to improve a host of useful applications, ranging from passenger scanning at airports to huge digital data transfers. Terahertz radiation sits between ...
Intel revamps chipsets in new mobile push
Intel Corp. on Monday unveiled a new line of computer chips as part of the tech giant's efforts to gain traction in the fast-growing mobile sector.
Invisible pattern can put a stop to counterfeit designer clothing
There is now a way to differentiate between designer clothing and knockoffs. Chalmers researcher Christian Müller has produced a thread with unique optical properties, which can be used to create invisible ...
Taiwan's MediaTek profit up 51 percent in 1Q
MediaTek Inc., Asia's largest chipset designer, said Monday its first quarter profit grew 51 percent from a year earlier, boosted by China's flourishing smartphone market.
NASA high school STEM challenge announces winning team
The NASA RealWorld-InWorld Engineering Design Challenge, an integrated science, technology, engineering and mathematics program focused on NASA's forthcoming James Webb Space Telescope, has named the 2012-2013 ...
Taiwan probes insider trading in chip takeover
Prosecutors are probing alleged insider trading connected to a $3.8 billion takeover of a Taiwan chip design company.
Leadership emerges spontaneously during games
(Phys.org) —Video game and augmented-reality game players can spontaneously build virtual teams and leadership structures without special tools or guidance, according to researchers.
Nothing bugs these NASA aeronautical researchers
(Phys.org) —NASA's gutsiest scientists say they don't get bugged no matter what kind of sticky situation they find themselves smashed into. The preceding dose of hyperbole is brought to you by a team of ...