3-D printing leads to another advance in make-it-yourself lab equipment
Furnishing a research lab can be pretty expensive. Now a team led by an engineer at Michigan Technological University has published an open-source library of designs that will let scientists slash the cost ...
Progress in materials science: New work on friction stir welding
Researchers at the University of Huddersfield have collaborated with a colleague at a leading Chinese university to produce a detailed appraisal of a complex new welding technique that could be increasingly valuable to modern ...
Mexican jumping beans may influence robot design (w/ Video)
'Smart material' chin strap harvests energy from chewing
A chin strap that can harvest energy from jaw movements has been created by a group of researchers in Canada.
Retroreflector transmits light with negligible power consumption
Mechanical motion rectifier leads to better energy harvesting
Fabric circuit boards that can take bending, washing, stretching and bullets fired at them
New Computer codes to aid greener, leaner aircraft design
A computer model that accurately predicts how composite materials behave when damaged will make it easier to design lighter, more fuel-efficient aircraft.
Robots may receive urine-powered artificial 'hearts'
Flying microrobot takes steps toward full autonomy (w/ video)
How to print your own cell phone microscope for pennies
At one o'clock in the morning, layers of warm plastic are deposited on the platform of the 3D printer that sits on scientist Rebecca Erikson's desk. A small plastic housing, designed to fit over the end of ...
A spray-on light show on four wheels: Darkside Scientific
Study shows that vehicle-to-vehicle navigation systems really do work
A tabletop motor using an entirely new driving principle
A tabletop motor using an entirely new driving principle is under development at the headquarters of C-Motive Technologies, a startup business that is commercializing technology from the College of Engineering ...