Corning VP says Gorilla Glass headed for automobiles
Czechs present bicycle that can fly
Is it a bike? Is it a plane?
Tactile photographs: 'Seeing' by touching
(Phys.org) —Arizona State University computer scientist Baoxin Li is demonstrating the artistic side of his technical field by creating computer-generated tactile photographs for people living with visual ...
Researcher develops lightest ever prosthetic hand
Current prostheses for hands have major disadvantages. Researcher Gerwin Smit developed a much improved alternative. On Tuesday 11 June, he will be awarded his PhD at TU Delft for his work on the subject.
UT Arlington civil engineering professor studying Texas high-speed rail plan
A UT Arlington civil engineering associate professor is studying the feasibility of placing a high-speed rail line within the public right of way from North Texas to Houston and San Antonio.
Patent awarded for novel use of water jets to create high tensile strength alloy parts
A patent was awarded today to the late Ernest Geskin, PhD, of Florham Park, an expert in water jet technology and a mechanical engineering professor at NJIT for more than 25 years. Sharing the patent with him is Krzysztof ...
Luggage screening standards prove their value
Every month, between 50 and 70 million passengers travel through U.S. airports, toting more than 30 million pieces of luggage destined for aircraft cargo holds. Since 2004, federal legislation requires that ...
On a different wavelength: Scientists set out to create 'superspectral' camera
A team of engineers is setting out to create the world's first camera sensor capable of 'seeing' across a wide range of wavelengths.
3-D Magnetic field measurement
Magnetic field sensors are a contact- and wear-free means of measuring the position of machine parts and products. A new generation of Hall sensors is now making the process even more precise and free of ...
Testing smart homes technology
A safer and healthier old age – that is the aim of GiraffPlus, an international project led by researchers at Örebro University, Sweden. With a focus of developing sophisticated aids for the elderly in ...
Remote-controlled helicopter tested for use in vineyards
Under the watchful eye of news media and area winegrape growers, a remote-controlled helicopter, fitted with a spray applicator system, was field tested today over a vineyard in the heart of the famed Napa ...
The body electric: Researchers move closer to low-cost, implantable electronics
(Phys.org) —New technology under development at The Ohio State University is paving the way for low-cost electronic devices that work in direct contact with living tissue inside the body.
EPFL presents a modular aircraft at Paris Air Show (w/ Video)
Go to the train station to take the plane. Board on a capsule to reach the airport by rail, and then - without leaving your seat - fly to another city. The Clip-Air project, being developed at EPFL since ...
A 3-D printout for your health
The field of 3-D printing technology is revolutionizing industries across the spectrum, from the arts to electronics. We asked Constantinos Mavroidis, Distinguished Professor of Engineering, to explain how ...