Chinese company prints parts for ten houses and builds them all in one day
Ultra tiny camera has no lens – uses algorithm to develop pictures
Scale model WWII craft takes flight with fuel from the sea concept
Navy researchers at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL), Materials Science and Technology Division, demonstrated proof-of-concept of novel NRL technologies developed for the recovery of carbon dioxide ...
A homemade solar lamp for developing countries
(Phys.org) —The solar lamp developed by the start-up LEDsafari is a more effective, safer, and less expensive form of illumination than the traditional oil lamp currently used by more than one billion people ...
Parallel programming may not be so daunting
Computer chips have stopped getting faster: The regular performance improvements we've come to expect are now the result of chipmakers' adding more cores, or processing units, to their chips, rather than ...
SRI microrobots show fast-building factory approach (w/ video)
Buoyant Airborne Turbine to harness winds in Alaska
StoreDot has plans for 30-second battery charge
Tiny power plants hold promise for nuclear energy (Update)
Small underground nuclear power plants that could be cheaper to build than their behemoth counterparts may herald the future for an energy industry under intense scrutiny since the Fukushima disaster, the ...
Finnish inventor rethinks design of the axe
Sony Digital Paper offers 12.6-ounce business rewrite
3D scan of the Hell-Fire Caves of West Wycombe
A PhD student at the University of Bristol is raising money to undertake a ground-breaking 3D scan of one of the most mysterious sites in the UK - the Hell-Fire Caves of West Wycombe.
Pono may sound great, but don't expect it to stick around
I hate to be the one to break it to rock-and-roll legend Neil Young, but his new digital music venture has about as much chance of succeeding as I have of winning a Grammy - maybe less.
Wind power cost competitive with natural gas, study finds
(Phys.org) —The costs of using wind energy and natural gas for electricity are virtually equal when accounting for the full private and social costs of each, making wind a competitive energy source for ...