Artificial muscle computer performs as a universal Turing machine
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Muscle-powered bio-bots walk on command (w/ Video)
(Phys.org) —A new generation of miniature biological robots is flexing its muscle. Engineers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign demonstrated a class of walking "bio-bots" powered by muscle ...
Engineers build world's smallest, fastest nanomotor
Researchers at the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin have built the smallest, fastest and longest-running tiny synthetic motor to date. The team's nanomotor is an important ...
3D printing takes on metal at Amsterdam lab (w/ video)
Microsoft wins applause for tone-preserving translation (w/ Video)
Using genetic algorithms to discover new nanostructured materials
Researchers at Columbia Engineering, led by Chemical Engineering Professors Venkat Venkatasubramanian and Sanat Kumar, have developed a new approach to designing novel nanostructured materials through an ...
Google Glass advocate to developers: Seize the moment (w/ video)
Computer system automatically solves word problems
Researchers in MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, working with colleagues at the University of Washington, have developed a new computer system that can automatically solve the ...
Mando's chainless e-bike is headed for Europe in 2013 (w/ Video)
VM researchers post rude awakening about virtualization security
Research show mechanism behind wear at the atomic scale
(Phys.org)—Wear is a fact of life. As surfaces rub against one another, they break down and lose their original shape. With less material to start with and functionality that often depends critically on ...
Malware can take ugly leap forward to virtual machines
Advanced techniques yield new insights into ribosome self-assembly
Ribosomes, the cellular machines that build proteins, are themselves made up of dozens of proteins and a few looping strands of RNA. A new study, reported in the journal Nature, offers new clues about how th ...