World-first sustainable racing car to take on Formula 3 at Brands Hatch (w/ Video)
Can the idea of 'green motorsport' actually work? Yes, according to Dr Kerry Kirwan at the University of Warwick, who led the research team which designed and built the worldfirst fully sustainable Formula 3 racing car.
Designing cars for expectant mothers
UK researchers have developed a new computer model - Expecting - that can be used as a design tool for automotive designers to help ensure that vehicle designs can accommodate the safety needs of pregnant occupants. They ...
Planned Rover Test to Run a Week or More
(PhysOrg.com) -- Mars rover team members are planning a long-duration experiment with the test rover at JPL beginning next week. This test will check whether favorable motion seen in earlier tests can be sustained ...
Washable keyboard, mouse are easy to clean but not very functional
Your toilet is probably cleaner than your computer keyboard. Sad (and disgusting) but true. One researcher at the University of Arizona found that the average desk has 100 times more bacteria than a kitchen ...
Free Spirit: Longer Rover Tests Beginning
(PhysOrg.com) -- Mars rover team members have begun a new phase of testing at JPL -- using longer-duration experiments -- in their preparations for driving Spirit again on Mars.
Blind can take wheel with new vehicle
A student team in the Virginia Tech College of Engineering is providing the blind with an opportunity many never thought possible: The opportunity to drive.
Sony latest to demo videogame motion-sensing controller
Sony on Tuesday demonstrated a prototype motion-sensing videogame controller, as the maker of PlayStation consoles joined rivals in a trend away from playing with complicated buttons and joysticks.
Nintendo builds on winning formula at E3
Nintendo laid out videogame offerings that build on the winning momentum of its popular Wii consoles and DS handheld devices.
Nintendo prepares to set new Wii gizmo into motion
(AP) -- There's nothing all that charming about Nintendo's latest gadget.