Ten-engine electric plane prototype takes off
A team at NASA's Langley Research Center is developing a concept of a battery-powered plane that has 10 engines and can take off like a helicopter and fly efficiently like an aircraft. The prototype, called ...
Polytron predicts glass smartphones by end of year (w/ Video)
Morphees: Shape-shifting mobile devices (w/ Video)
Prototype mobile devices that can change shape on-demand will be unveiled today and could lay down the foundation for creating high shape resolution devices of the future.
First all-carbon solar cell
(Phys.org)—Stanford University scientists have built the first solar cell made entirely of carbon, a promising alternative to the expensive materials used in photovoltaic devices today.
NEC goes ultra-thin with 0.3mm-thick batteries
Rethink book as computer interface, says designer (w/ Video)
Smart headlights let drivers see between the raindrops
Scientists claim new glasses-free 3D for cellphone (w/ video)
Fancy watching a movie on your mobile phone, where figures leap out from the screen in 3D, rather as Princess Leia did in that scene from "Star Wars"? That's the claim made by US researchers, who on Wednesday ...
See-through-wall surveillance with WiFi shown at UCL
Alcatel-Lucent sets broadband speed record using copper
A robot that runs like a cat (w/ Video)
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.
Le Mans: Nissan ZEOD praised for run on electric power
New research suggests perovskite as cheaper replacement for silicon-based solar panels
In new mass-production technique, robotic insects spring to life
(PhysOrg.com) -- A new technique inspired by elegant pop-up books and origami will soon allow clones of robotic insects to be mass-produced by the sheet.