How researchers are resurrecting antique musical instruments
In our modern age of specialization, it is increasingly rare to find the kind of individual who, in another age, would have been known as a Renaissance man or a polymath. The likes of Leonardo da Vinci, recognized ...
Wearable antennas for remote monitoring
Humans may become walking antennas for remote monitoring and mobile communications − with the help of University of Adelaide research to produce antennas integrated into clothing.
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 ...
Enclosed tube maglev system tested in China
Pterosaur-inspired aircraft makes sharper turns
China unveils 'laser to shoot down low-flying drones'
China has developed a highly accurate laser weapon system that can shoot down light drones at low altitude, state media reported.
Chameleon's ballistic tongue inspires robotic manipulators
Researchers build flying robotic 'tree helicopter' (w/ Video)
Energy harvesting skin generates power from air conditioners
Europe's 3-D printer set for Space Station
Europe's very first 3D printer in space is scheduled for installation aboard the ISS next year.
'Jellyfish aircraft' takes flight (w/ Videos)
Inspired by nature and by the aviation pioneers of the early 20th century, scientists in the United States said Wednesday they had built the world's first jellyfish aircraft.
Research spawns eco-friendly cement substitute
When he was a Ph.D. student in the University of Arizona Department of Soil, Water, and Environmental Science, David Stone won a student innovation competition with the invention of an eco-friendly substitute ...
Goodbye, fluorescent light bulbs: New lighting technology won't flicker, shatter or burn out
Say goodbye to that annoying buzz created by overhead fluorescent light bulbs in your office. Scientists at Wake Forest University have developed a flicker-free, shatterproof alternative for large-scale lighting.
Live long and phosphor: Blue LED breakthrough for efficient electronics
In a step that could lead to longer battery life in smartphones and lower power consumption for large-screen televisions, researchers at the University of Michigan have extended the lifetime of blue organic ...