Novel 3-D oral scanner helping dentists go digital
Traditionally, dentists have made dental impressions by having patients bite down on a moldable silicone material. Such impressions, however, can be messy and uncomfortable, and sometimes inaccurate.
Inventor Musk to share plans for high-speed travel (Update)
Twice as fast as an airplane, cheaper than a bullet train and completely self-powered: that's the mysterious transportation system for which inventor and entrepreneur Elon Musk is promising to reveal design ...
Student's flashlight works by body heat, not batteries
RAPIRO wants to spread joy of robots with Raspberry Pi
Shark Wheel on a roll to reinvent skateboarder experience
Team's solar-powered wheelchair wins World Cerebral Palsy Day competition
A student team at the University of Virginia's School of Engineering and Applied Science won first place in the 2012 World Cerebral Palsy Day "Change My World in One Minute" competition for its design of a ...
Robotic tractor to deliver precision planting
A robotic tractor and seeding machine with unprecedented planting accuracy will improve agricultural productivity for farmers and enable cropping on 20% more land, UNSW inventors say.
Invention allows clear photos in dim light
Cameras fitted with a new revolutionary sensor will soon be able to take clear and sharp photos in dim conditions, thanks to a new image sensor invented at Nanyang Technological University (NTU).
Conductive paint lands in pens and pots for creatives
Game system castAR debuts at Maker Faire
Bernanke forecasts gains from computer technology
(AP)—Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke says pessimists who are forecasting that the economy will not reap sizable benefits from the computer revolution are likely to be proven wrong.
Pinch, prod, pull on stretchy display by MIT creatives (w/ video)
GE to crowdsource inventions through NYC startup
GE says it is licensing thousands of patents to Quirky, a New York City startup that lets people collaborate on designing household products and brings them to stores.
Smartphones to rescue for lost cats, grandmas
Lost your cat? Your grandmother? Or are you injured in a car crash, unable to call for help because your phone battery is dead? Never fear, a mobile solution is near.