Self-healing electronics could work longer and reduce waste
When one tiny circuit within an integrated chip cracks or fails, the whole chip or even the whole device is a loss. But what if it could fix itself, and fix itself so fast that the user never ...
By using optical equipment in a totally unexpected way, MIT researchers have created an imaging system that makes light look slow.
Bridgestone goes airless in tire concept for Tokyo show
Spandex manufacturer makes elastic electrical cable (w/ video)
Award-winning energy harvester brings practical applications closer
Insect cyborgs may become first responders, search and monitor hazardous environs
(PhysOrg.com) -- Research conducted at the University of Michigan College of Engineering may lead to the use of insects to monitor hazardous situations before sending in humans.
Tracking dragonflies on the wing
(PhysOrg.com) -- Duke University electrical engineers have developed a wirelessly powered telemetry system that is light and powerful enough to allow scientists to study the intricate neurological activity ...
IROS gets earful on Google's self-driving cars (w/ video)
Fighter jet training dome shows 360-degree view
Printing off the paper: Pushing the boundaries of the burgeoning technology of 3-D printing
Imagine being able to "print" an entire house. Or a four-course dinner. Or a complete mechanical device such as a cuckoo clock, fully assembled and ready to run. Or a printer capable of printing ... yet another ...
DARPA releases video of HTV-2 hypersonic glider flight
An unmanned glider streaks over the Pacific Ocean at 20 times the speed of sound in a video released Thursday by a U.S. defense research agency experimenting with technology that could give the military the ...
Antennas in your clothes? New design could pave the way
(PhysOrg.com) -- The next generation of communications systems could be built with a sewing machine.
Smart skin: Electronics that stick and stretch like a temporary tattoo (w/ video)
Engineers have developed a device platform that combines electronic components for sensing, medical diagnostics, communications and human-machine interfaces, all on an ultrathin skin-like patch that mounts ...
Wireless power could cut cord for patients with implanted heart pumps
Mechanical pumps to give failing hearts a boost were originally developed as temporary measures for patients awaiting a heart transplant. But as the technology has improved, these ventricular assist devices ...