Flying microrobot takes steps toward full autonomy (w/ video)
Spacesuits of the future may resemble a streamlined second skin
For future astronauts, the process of suiting up may go something like this: Instead of climbing into a conventional, bulky, gas-pressurized suit, an astronaut may don a lightweight, stretchy garment, lined ...
Proposed rules for drones envision routine commercial use (Update)
Small drones could become a familiar sight across the nation's skies if the government adopts proposals that are largely favorable to commercial use of the remote-controlled aircraft.
Study shows that vehicle-to-vehicle navigation systems really do work
SatisFactory project for more attractive factories launched
Known as either "Industrial Revolution 4.0" or as "Industrial Renaissance", the need for visionary industrial approaches is widely recognized in the European Union. SatisFactory, a three-year research project funded by the ...
Controlling genes with your thoughts
Researchers led by ETH Zurich professor Martin Fussenegger have constructed the first gene network that can be controlled by our thoughts. The inspiration for this development was a game that picks up brainwaves ...
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
Chameleon's ballistic tongue inspires robotic manipulators
Researchers build flying robotic 'tree helicopter' (w/ Video)
Energy harvesting skin generates power from air conditioners
'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.
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.