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N.Z. inventor readies 'jetski for the skies'

Whizzing around with your own personal jetpack may sound like the stuff of science fiction, but New Zealand inventor Glenn Martin aims to have his "jetski for the skies" on the market within 18 months.

dateJun 07, 2011 in Engineering
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A touchscreen you can really feel (w/ video)

(PhysOrg.com) -- Swiss researchers have invented a new generation of tactile surfaces with relief effects – users can feel actual raised keys under their fingers. This technology could have many applications, particularly ...

dateNov 16, 2011 in Engineering
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World-record electric motor for aircraft

Siemens researchers have developed a new type of electric motor that, with a weight of just 50 kilograms, delivers a continuous output of about 260 kilowatts – five times more than comparable drive systems. The motor has ...

dateApr 16, 2015 in Engineering
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