Water in Oregon pipeline is tapped for electricity
Floating wind turbines bring electricity where it's needed
It's a balloon that lifts a wind turbine. That's the easiest way to describe the technology being developed by Altaeros Energies, led by Ben Glass, inventor and CEO of the young company. Glass has reimagined ...
Octopus robot makes waves with ultra-fast propulsion
Scientists have developed an octopus-like robot, which can zoom through water with ultra-fast propulsion and acceleration never before seen in man-made underwater vehicles.
What Microsoft didn't say about Windows 10 is important to know
There's a lot to like about Windows 10, the next version of Microsoft's flagship operating system. But the tech giant has also worryingly left unanswered a lot of important questions about the software.
World's first rotary 3-D printer-cum-scanner unveiled at AAAS meeting
Nanyang Technological University's (NTU Singapore) start-up Blacksmith Group today launched the world's first compact 3D printer that can also scan items into digitised models.
Over 100 banks hit by sophisticated cyberattack: report
A sophisticated global cyberattack struck more than 100 banks in 30 countries stealing hundreds of millions of dollars, The New York Times reported Saturday.
High efficiency concentrating solar cells move to the rooftop (w/ Video)
Ultra-high efficiency solar cells similar to those used in space may now be possible on your rooftop thanks to a new microscale solar concentration technology developed by an international team of researchers.
New algorithm can separate unstructured text into topics with high accuracy and reproducibility
Much of our reams of data sit in large databases of unstructured text. Finding insights among emails, text documents, and websites is extremely difficult unless we can search, characterize, and classify their ...
Engineer pursues biological solar power
A Binghamton University engineering researcher designed a biological solar cell that's a million times more effective than current technology. Preliminary data on Seokheun "Sean" Choi's next advancement is ...
Artificially intelligent robot scientist 'Eve' could boost search for new drugs
Eve, an artificially-intelligent 'robot scientist' could make drug discovery faster and much cheaper, say researchers writing in the Royal Society journal Interface. The team has demonstrated the success of the ...
Belgian groups deem Facebook's updated terms of service agreement unlawful in Europe
More electric car charging points in Japan than gas stations
Green-car sceptics take note: Japan now has more electric vehicle charging spots than gas stations.
Inkjet-printing system could enable mass-production of large-screen and flexible OLED displays
Flexible smartphones and color-saturated television displays were some highlights at this year's Consumer Electronics Showcase, held in January in Las Vegas.
New approach to distributing computations could make multicore chips much faster
Computer chips' clocks have stopped getting faster. To keep delivering performance improvements, chipmakers are instead giving chips more processing units, or cores, which can execute computations in parallel.