Toyota unveils cars with auto pilot
Toyota on Friday unveiled the next generation of cars featuring an auto pilot system that will swerve to avoid collisions and also keep to the middle of the road, all without drivers touching the wheel.
Microbial power storage shows it can do the job: Microorganisms turn surplus power into natural gas within seconds
New results have proven that certain microorganisms are capable of producing natural gas under industrial conditions. The method, based on microorganisms known as Archaea, converts climate-damaging CO2 and hydrogen into storable ...
Study determines best arrangement of tidal sails device
In the long sprint to find new sources of clean, low-cost power, slow and steady might win the race—the slow-moving water of currents and tides, that is. Just as wind turbines tap into the energy of flowing ...
NASA aborts spacewalk due to water leak in helmet (Update)
NASA aborted a spacewalk at the International Space Station on Tuesday because of a dangerous water leak in an astronaut's helmet that drenched his eyes, nose and mouth.
Scottish startup looking to turn whisky dregs into biobutanol
World's first intercontinental 100 Gbps link for research and education demonstrated at TERENA networking conference
Six of the world's leading research and education networks and two commercial partners today demonstrated for the first time a Transatlantic 100 gigabits-per-second (Gbps or one billion bits per second) transmission link ...
Three-man space crew returns safely to Earth (Update)
A Soyuz space capsule with a three-man crew returning from a five-month mission to the International Space Station landed safely Tuesday on the steppes of Kazakhstan.
Partnership to build world's largest OTEC plant off China coast
Researchers look to breath to identify stress
(Phys.org)—The perennial stress-buster—a deep breath—could become stress-detector, claims a team of researchers from the UK.
Sterilizing with the sun: Solar concentrating system could replace fuel-powered or electric devices in remote villages
Using sunlight, researchers and students at MIT are trying to change how medical equipment is sterilized in remote clinics—and a pilot project in Nicaragua has begun to show promising results.
Berlin commuters will use folding EV Hiriko
US banks face 'credible' hacker threat, researchers say
Dozens of US banks face a "credible" threat from hackers based in Eastern Europe who are planning large-scale attacks next year, a security firm said in a report released Thursday.
Britain to use spent nuclear fuel for batteries to power deep space craft
Google unveils ultrafast wired home project
Google on Thursday unveiled an ultrafast Web service along with an Internet television subscription in the Kansas City area as part of a pilot project to boost broadband speeds.