Philips Designs the 'Light Blossom,' an Intelligent Street Light Concept
Robot walks on water
University's bitcoin gimmick masks accountability problem with online currency
Cumbria University is to allow some students to pay their tuition fees in bitcoin, the digital currency hitherto more associated with drugs and guns. ...
Low-cost, Home-built 3-D Printer Could Launch a Revolution
The Altair 8800, introduced in the early 1970s, was the first computer you could build at home from a kit. It was crude, didn't do much, but many historians would say that it launched the desktop computer revolution. ...
Bladeless wind turbine inspired by Tesla
'Digital dark age' may doom some data
What stands a better chance of surviving 50 years from now, a framed photograph or a 10-megabyte digital photo file on your computer's hard drive?
Stealth Inkjet Printer Startup Could Rock Industry
Silverbrook Research has developed the Memjet, a nanotech-fueled, consumer inkjet printer that can print sixty pages a minute for under $200. And it works.
Artists 'draw on air' to create 3D illustrations
Silent, microchip-sized 'fan' has no moving parts, yet produces enough wind to cool a laptop
Engineers harnessing the same physical property that drives silent household air purifiers have created a miniaturized device that is now ready for testing as a silent, ultra-thin, low-power and low maintenance ...
Dutch robot Flame walks like a human
Researcher Daan Hobbelen of TU Delft has developed a new, highly-advanced walking robot: Flame. This type of research, for which Hobbelen will receive his PhD on Friday 30 May, is important as it provides ...
A projector the size of a sugar cube
No larger than a sugar cube, the video projector is ready to hand at all times. Instead of the conventional microarrays, it contains just a single mirror which can be rotated around two axes. This makes it ...
H2CAR could fuel entire U.S. transportation sector
Professor Finally Publishes Controversial Brain Theory
Contact lenses with circuits, lights a possible platform for superhuman vision
Movie characters from the Terminator to the Bionic Woman use bionic eyes to zoom in on far-off scenes, have useful facts pop into their field of view, or create virtual crosshairs. Off the screen, virtual ...