Through a sensor, clearly: Complex systems made observable
Pyroelectric nanogenerator charges Li-ion battery with harvested energy
New evidence suggests some birds gave up flight to become better swimmers
Researchers build curved insect-sized artificial compound eye (w/ video)
Microwave oven cooks up solar cell material
University of Utah metallurgists used an old microwave oven to produce a nanocrystal semiconductor rapidly using cheap, abundant and less toxic metals than other semiconductors. They hope it will be used ...
Researchers at IceCube detect record energy neutrinos
COMAN: Researchers build first fully-limbed passive compliant robot (w/ video)
Panasonic tech fixes color setbacks in low light photos (w/ video)
Researchers develop a way to remotely detect landslides
'Cheetah' robot rivals running animals in efficiency (w/ video)
A 70-pound "cheetah" robot designed by MIT researchers may soon outpace its animal counterparts in running efficiency: In treadmill tests, the researchers have found that the robot—about the size and weight ...
How to prevent earthquake damage: make buildings invisible
Engineer designs self-powered nanoscale devices that never need new batteries
(Phys.org)—It's relatively simple to build a device capable of detecting wireless signals if you don't mind making one that consumes lots of power. It's not so easy to design energy-efficient devices that ...
Researchers get better view of penguins with affixed cameras and accelerometers (w/ video)
Novel metamaterial sensor provides bigger picture
Duke University engineers have developed a novel sensor that is more efficient, versatile and cheaper for potential use in such applications as airport security scanners and collision avoidance systems for ...