Ecologists warn of overreliance on unvetted computer source code by researchers
Single-pixel power: Scientists make 3-D images without a camera
Their system uses simple, cheap detectors which have just a single pixel to sense light instead of the millions of pixels used in the imaging sensors of digital cameras.
Company pioneering new types of material for 3-D printer 'ink'
Meta glasses to place virtual reality worlds at fingertips (w/ Video)
US seizes Bitcoin operator accounts
US authorities seized the accounts of a Bitcoin digital currency exchange operator, claiming it was functioning as an "unlicensed money service business," court documents showed Friday.
Researchers build curved insect-sized artificial compound eye (w/ video)
Green conversion of heat to electricity
Soon, it will be possible to produce electricity from heat over 30 degrees emitted from a waste incinerator, refinery, or data processor. The start-up Osmoblue has just confirmed the feasibility of this new ...
A storage power plant on the seabed
Norwegian research scientists will contribute to realising the concept of storing electricity at the bottom of the sea. The energy will be stored with the help of high water pressure.
Hong Kong launches first electric taxis
Hong Kong saw its first electric taxis hit the streets on Saturday in a step towards reducing the city's high levels of roadside pollution.
CTRL+P: Printing Australia's largest solar cells
(Phys.org) —The printer has allowed researchers from the Victorian Organic Solar Cell Consortium (VICOSC) – a collaboration between CSIRO, The University of Melbourne, Monash University and industry partners ...
Bacteria use hydrogen, carbon dioxide to produce electricity
Researchers have engineered a strain of electricity-producing bacteria that can grow using hydrogen gas as its sole electron donor and carbon dioxide as its sole source of carbon. Researchers at the University of Massachusetts, ...
Research finds new channels to trigger mobile malware
(Phys.org) —Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) have uncovered new hard-to-detect methods that criminals may use to trigger mobile device malware that could eventually lead to targeted ...
German energy shift faces headwinds
Tense engineers have their eyes peeled on complex colour-coded diagrams on a wall-sized screen that makes their control room look like the inside of a spaceship.
US lawmakers raise Google Glass privacy concerns
A group of US lawmakers has asked Google to answer questions on the privacy implications and possible "misuse of information" of its Google Glass project.