'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.
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 ...
Trains’ vibrations could provide power for monitoring tunnels
Nanotechnology leads to better, cheaper LEDs for phones and lighting
Princeton University researchers have developed a new method to increase the brightness, efficiency and clarity of LEDs, which are widely used on smartphones and portable electronics as well as becoming increasingly ...
WASP has printer, will travel, to make houses
White LEDs with super-high luminous efficacy could satisfy all general lighting needs
Measuring on ice: Researchers create 'smart' ice skating blade
An ice skating blade that informs figure skaters of the stresses they are imposing on their joints has been developed by a group of researchers in the US.
Researchers find LEDs attract more flying invertebrates than conventional lighting
MEMS device generates power from body heat
Princeton team explores 3D-printed quantum dot LEDs
Lego-like modular components make building 3-D 'labs-on-a-chip' a snap
Thanks to new LEGO-like components developed by researchers at the USC Viterbi School of Engineering, it is now possible to build a 3-D microfluidic system quickly and cheaply by simply snapping together ...
Transparent batteries: seeing straight through to the future? (w/ video)
(PhysOrg.com) -- Stanford researchers have invented a transparent lithium-ion battery that is also highly flexible. It is comparable in cost to regular batteries on the market today, with great potential for ...
World-first 'bionic bra' inches closer to reality
A 'Bionic Bra' that automatically tightens in response to breast movement is one step closer to reality with the development of a new prototype.