Air Umbrella R&D evolves as shield from pelting rain
MasterCard, Zwipe announce fingerprint-sensor card
Japanese railway offers taste of 500kph maglev ride to selected audience
Creating low-cost solar energy
Work by PhD student Alex Barker, under the supervision of Dr Justin Hodgkiss, a senior lecturer in the School of Chemical and Physical Sciences, is helping to improve the efficiency of next generation solar ...
Germ-zapping robot could support war against Ebola (w/ Video)
A new kind of data-driven predictive methodology
"Scottish independence: polls show it's too close to call."
Fossil fuels at what price? EU analysis looks at energy costs
US Navy to deploy armed, robotic patrol boats
The US Navy says it will soon use armed, robotic patrol boats with no sailors on board to escort and defend warships moving through sensitive sea lanes.
Microsoft skips Windows 9 to emphasize advances
The next version of Microsoft's flagship operating system will be called Windows 10, as the company skips version 9 to emphasize advances it is making toward a world centered on mobile devices and Internet ...
New web privacy system could revolutionize the safety of surfing
Researchers from UCL, Stanford Engineering, Google, Chalmers and Mozilla Research have built a new system that protects Internet users' privacy whilst increasing the flexibility for web developers to build web applications ...
Toshiba develops lifelike communication android
Toshiba Corporation today announced that it has developed a lifelike communication android that can move its arms and hands smoothly and use Japanese sign language. The android is a prototype that the company ...
Dispelling a misconception about Mg-ion batteries
Lithium (Li)-ion batteries serve us well, powering our laptops, tablets, cell phones and a host of other gadgets and devices. However, for future automotive applications, we will need rechargeable batteries ...
Solar-powered family car Stella rides California coast
A solar-powered family car completed its drive from Los Angeles to San Francisco fueled by good vibes and pure California sunshine.
Fuel cell-powered mobile lights tested, proven, ready for commercial use
Mobile lighting systems powered by hydrogen fuel cells are cleaner, quieter and now have a proven track record in applications such as nighttime construction, sports and entertainment events and airport operations, ...