Gel-based audio speaker demonstrates capabilities of ionic conductors, long thought limited in application (w/ Video)
In a materials science laboratory at Harvard University, a transparent disk connected to a laptop fills the room with music—it's the "Morning" prelude from Peer Gynt, played on an ionic speaker.
Engineer explores use of Google Glass to enable better health care
Google Glass Explorers are using the novel wearable computers for applications ranging from wildlife preservation and museum tours to precision sports training and on-the-go language translation.
Researchers develop new kind of internal combustion microengine
Engineers make world's fastest organic transistor, herald new generation of see-through electronics
Two university research teams have worked together to produce the world's fastest thin-film organic transistors, proving that this experimental technology has the potential to achieve the performance needed ...
Researchers inspired by marine life to design camouflage systems (w/ Video)
It could be a fun party trick – put your cell phone down on a table and watch it fade into the woodwork – or part of a lifesaving technology used by industry or the military.
MIT team shows system that tracks people through walls
Team builds implantable piezoelectric nanoribbon devices strong enough to power pacemaker (w/ Video)
Research team develops tattoo-like skin thermometer patch
Argentina UAVs spot pools and mansions, not empty lots
Innate behavior determines how we steer our car
Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology have solved a 70 year old mystery in traffic research: an until now inexplicable jerkiness when we steer a vehicle. The discovery may lead to safety systems ...
Prism-patterned screen brings paradigm shift to 3D displays
Mathematical model controls a micromanipulation system more accurately
A mathematical model can improve the accuracy and repeatability of a positioning system by learning to anticipate tiny errors in its movements, show A*STAR researchers.