Robot carries out operation by itself
For the first time, a robot surgeon in Italy has carried out a long-distance heart operation by itself.
Teens say they like vinyl records over CDs
A Canadian scientist says teens who used to view CDs as superior to older vinyl records now consider vinyl superior to the newer format.
World record solar cell with 44.7% efficiency
German Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems, Soitec, CEA-Leti and the Helmholtz Center Berlin announced today that they have achieved a new world record for the conversion of sunlight into electricity ...
Team sets solar cell record
Using a novel technology that adds multiple innovations to a very high-performance crystalline silicon solar cell platform, a consortium led by the University of Delaware has achieved a record-breaking combined solar cell ...
Arizona solar plant achieves six hours after sun goes down
Boston Dynamics: Quadruped Rough Terrain Robot Prototype
Researchers achieve 'holy grail' of battery design: A stable lithium anode
Engineers across the globe have been racing to design smaller, cheaper and more efficient rechargeable batteries to meet the power storage needs of everything from handheld gadgets to electric cars.
Intelligent Traffic System Predicts Future Traffic Flow on Multiple Roads
Philips showcases production-ready Lumalive textile garments
Philips Research intends to impress the visitors at this year’s IFA (Internationale Funkausstellung) with a world-first demonstration of promotional jackets and furniture featuring its innovative Lumalive ...
IBM Reveals Five Innovations That Will Change Our Lives in the Next Five Years
(PhysOrg.com) -- Unveiled today, the third annual "IBM Next Five in Five" is a list of innovations that have the potential to change the way people work, live and play over the next five years.
Quantum Computing Steps Forward
Energy efficient brain simulator outperforms supercomputers
In November 2012, IBM announced that it had used the Blue Gene/Q Sequoia supercomputer to achieve an unprecedented simulation of more than 530 billion neurons. The Blue Gene/Q Sequoia accomplished this feat ...
Quiet wind turbine could provide up to 30% of a home's power
Engine on a chip promises to best the battery
MIT researchers are putting a tiny gas-turbine engine inside a silicon chip about the size of a quarter. The resulting device could run 10 times longer than a battery of the same weight can, powering laptops, ...