Thanks to its legs, whose design faithfully reproduces feline morphology, EPFL's 4-legged 'cheetah-cub robot' has the same advantages as its model: It is small, light and fast.
Pilot Andre Borschberg oversaw the construction of a solar plane that can fly through the night, but these days the entrepreneur is more concerned with the limits of man than of technology.
Is it a bike? Is it a plane?
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 solar-powered wheelchair ...
While Google prepares to release eyewear that provides a window to the Web, a startup on the edge of its campus is readying glasses that overlay the Internet on the world in 3D.
With batteries still struggling to pack the same power as petrol one of the great challenges for electric vehicles is extending their range.
An ESA business incubation start-up company is helping major car manufacturers to develop electric vehicle concepts and improve safety systems by turning ideas quickly into virtual prototypes.
Lasers are widely used in many areas of science, industry and medicine and the quality of the beams they produce needs to be measured to make sure they perform correctly. As electronic devices become smaller and smaller over ...