Mechanical motion rectifier leads to better energy harvesting
A new wireless energy transfer device can charge any device without using cables
Researchers at the Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV) have designed a new device for wireless energy transfer that will, for example, charge mobile phones or laptops without needing cables.
Robots may receive urine-powered artificial 'hearts'
For secure software: X-rays instead of passport control
Trust is good, control is better. This also applies to the security of computer programs. Instead of trusting "identification documents" in the form of certificates, JOANA, the new software analysis tool, examines the source ...
Flying microrobot takes steps toward full autonomy (w/ video)
Study shows that vehicle-to-vehicle navigation systems really do work
Biometrics expert is helping to ensure an honest election in Somaliland
Mention the name Somaliland, and most people will have images from the movies "Black Hawk Down" and "Captain Phillips" spring to mind. However, those images are more correctly associated with Somalia, not ...
New high-speed camera system reveals what snow looks like in midair
University of Utah researchers developed a high-speed camera system that spent the past two winters photographing snowflakes in 3-D as they fell – and they don't look much like those perfect-but-rare snowflakes ...
Virtual reality guides those whose memory is failing
Experts agree that the ability to navigate a neighborhood or built space is one of the first faculties to suffer at the onset of cognitive decline. They also agree that early intervention is crucial for stemming ...