Enclosed tube maglev system tested in China
Toyota three-wheeler does 80.3 mph on compressed air
Learning about the birds and the bees helps aid flight
Research into how birds and bees use vision in flight is guiding the design of future autopilots and unmanned aerial vehicles.
NASA to test supersonic parachute in flying saucer launch (Update)
The US space agency plans to try out the largest parachute ever deployed Wednesday during a flying saucer launch that will test new technologies for landing on Mars.
Diverse sea creatures evolved to reach same swimming solution
The ability to move one's body rapidly through water is a key to existence for many species on this blue planet of ours. The Persian carpet flatworm, the cuttlefish and the black ghost knifefish look nothing ...
Pygmy mole crickets don't just walk on water, they jump on it
Pygmy mole crickets are known to be prodigious jumpers on land. Now, researchers reporting in the December 4th issue of Current Biology, a Cell Press publication, have found that the tiny insects have found ...
Antonov creates a 3-speed transmission for electric cars
Volkswagen announces 'Temporary Auto Pilot' with advanced features
Ground-effect 'plane-train' flies inches above the ground (w/ video)
300 mph: New Land Speed Record for a Hydrogen Powered Vehicle
Drag racing goes green as US electric cars shine
Far from the fury of traditional race-tracks, spectators got a glimpse of the future as they watched electric cars rev up, and silently bomb off around the Mason-Dixon Dragway.
Improving speed measurements for cars, bullets
While today's law enforcement officers don't wear utility belts full of crimefighting gadgets like Batman, they do rely on a variety of state-of-the-art technologies to do their jobs efficiently and safely. ...
Hawaii skies stand in for Mars atmosphere in NASA gear test (Update)
NASA is using the skies around the Hawaiian island of Kauai to test new technology that it wants to use for landing larger spacecraft—and eventually astronauts—on Mars.
Innovative auto steering device could save lives
It can take up to two and a half turns to steer a modern vehicle. While turning, the driver must release the wheel in the necessary hand-over-hand movement, which is unsafe. In his upcoming HFES 2013 Annual ...