Low-cost LEDs to slash household electric bills
A new way of making LEDs could see household lighting bills reduced by up to 75% within five years.
GRASP lab demonstrates quadrotors (w/ Video)
Building a lunar base with 3D printing
(Phys.org)—Setting up a lunar base could be made much simpler by using a 3D printer to build it from local materials. Industrial partners including renowned architects Foster + Partners have joined with ...
Oil-based color pixels could let you watch videos on e-paper
Solid-state drive sets speed record
Engineers and researchers at the IBM Hursley development lab in England and Almaden Research Center in California have set a record in storage speed, outperforming the current rate by more than 250 percent. By combining Flash ...
Paraplegics have been given new hope for walking (w/ Video)
Inflatable Habitats for Polar and Space Colonists
New engine helps satellites blast off with less fuel
Georgia Tech researchers have developed a new protoype engine that allows satellites to take off with less fuel, opening the door for deep space missions, lower launch costs and more payload in orbit.
Vehicle shock absorber recovers energy from bumps in the road
Austrian company debuts revolutionary wingless aircraft
Researchers develop new kind of internal combustion microengine
Steel's inner strength
(Phys.org) —A long-term collaboration between the University and industry has resulted in a super-strong form of steel, which is now being manufactured in the UK for use as stronger and cheaper armour for ...
Printing in 3-D
It is a simple matter to print an E-book or other document directly from your computer, whether that document is on your hard drive, at a web site or in an email. But, imagine being able to 'print' solid objects, a piece ...
The new face of identity protection: You
Trying to remember dozens of personal identification numbers (PIN), passwords and credit card numbers may not be necessary for much longer, thanks to a University of Houston professor and his team.