Philips shows of glowing wallpaper
Korean researchers use graphene to create transparent loudspeakers
Scientists tie Colorado River flooding to San Andreas quakes
Researchers believe Colorado River damming projects that followed the creation of the Salton Sea could be one reason why Southern California is overdue for a major earthquake.
T-shirt charges your phone by absorbing ambient sound (w/ video)
First there was tie-dye, then there was hypercolor. Could piezoelectric fabrics that charge your mobile phone while you wear them be the next big T-shirt fad? That's what the French telecom company, Orange, is counting on, ...
New technique advances bioprinting of cells
Ever since an ordinary office inkjet printer had its ink cartridges swapped out for a cargo of cells about 10 years ago and sprayed out cell-packed droplets to create living tissue, scientists and engineers have never looked ...
'Orca ears' inspire researchers to develop ultrasensitive undersea microphone
(PhysOrg.com) -- Stanford researchers have developed a microphone that can be used at any depth in the ocean, even under crushing pressure, and is sensitive to a wide range of sounds, from a whisper in a library ...
New temperature sensor sounds good
Temperature scientists at NPL are developing a thermometer that uses sound waves to measure temperature.
Temperatures and wind conditions move traffic noise
New theory shows one-way transmission materials should be possible for sound and light waves
Vienna physicists create tap-proof waves
Scientists at the Vienna University of Technology (TU Vienna) have developed a method to steer waves on precisely defined trajectories, without any loss. This way, sound waves could be sent directly to a target, ...
Giant stars reveal inner secrets for the first time
(PhysOrg.com) -- University of Sydney astrophysicists are behind a major breakthrough in the study of stars known as red giants, finding a way to peer deep into their cores to discover which ones are in ear ...
London orchestra plays concert... for plants
One of Britain's most prestigious orchestras has performed to a rather unusual audience -- row upon row of plants, in an attempt to see whether the music helps them grow.
Seismic imaging provides bigger picture for earthquake researchers
Caltech scientists and students are among a group of government and university researchers collecting seismic images of the Imperial and Coachella Valleys this week. The picturespart of the U.S. Geological ...
Student innovator uses sound waves, T-rays for safer detection of bombs
Benjamin Clough is dedicated to making the world a safer place for emergency first responders, police and military personnel, chemical plant employees, and many others. The Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute ...