The world's first printed jet engine
Monash University researchers along with collaborators from CSIRO and Deakin University have printed a jet engine. In fact Monash and their spin-out company Amaero, have printed two engines. One is on display ...
Removing the communication barrier between humans and computers
The lifelong human imperative to communicate is so strong that people talk not only to other people but also to their pets, their plants and their computers. Unlike pets and plants, computers might one day ...
Dendrite eraser: New electrolyte rids batteries of short-circuiting fibers
Dendrites - the microscopic, pin-like fibers that cause rechargeable batteries to short circuit - create fire hazards and can limit the ability of batteries to power our smart phones and store renewable energy ...
Japanese LED traffic lights just too cool when snow falls
Energy-saving LED traffic lights seemed like a cool way to cut back on electricity costs, but Japanese police said Monday they might just be too cool—because they don't melt snow.
Driverless shuttle will be on the move in UK
Concrete solutions to aging bridges
According to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), this state leads the nation in the number of bridges classified as "structurally deficient."
In Japan, robot dogs are for life - and death
Incense smoke wafts through the cold air of the centuries-old Buddhist temple as a priest chants a sutra, praying for the peaceful transition of the souls of the departed.
Toyota unveils fuel-cell car assembly line
Toyota President Akio Toyoda on Tuesday unveiled the assembly line that is making the first mass market fuel-cell car.
New process recycles valuable rare earth metals from old electronics
Scientists at the Critical Materials Institute have developed a two-step recovery process that makes recycling rare-earth metals easier and more cost-effective.
Brain signals turn into drone commands in Lisbon presentation
Tesla, Google, Apple: is Silicon Valley the future of the US car?
Is the future of the US car industry in Silicon Valley?
HAL wins: Computer program bests humans at 'Space Invaders'
(AP)—Computers already have bested human champions in "Jeopardy!" and chess, but artificial intelligence now has gone to master an entirely new level: "Space Invaders."
Smart bottles make use of printed sensor tags
Reducing power leakage when transmitters are idle could greatly extend battery life
At this year's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, the big theme was the "Internet of things"—the idea that everything in the human environment, from kitchen appliances to industrial equipment, could ...