Nearly Waterless Washing Machine to Debut in 2009
ATR, Honda Develop New Brain-Machine Interface
Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International (ATR) and Honda Research Institute Japan Co. (HRI) have collaboratively developed a new “Brain Machine Interface” (BMI) for manipulating robots ...
Warbots to Replace Human Soldiers?
Any good student of military history can tell you that technological change can make a huge difference on the battlefield. History is replete with examples: the English longbow at Crecy overmatched the Genovese ...
New circuit design allows for elimination of laptop charger brick
Stanford researchers developing 3-D camera with 12,616 lenses
The camera you own has one main lens and produces a flat, two-dimensional photograph, whether you hold it in your hand or view it on your computer screen. On the other hand, a camera with two lenses (or two ...
Student's flashlight works by body heat, not batteries
Engineering students use sound waves to put out fires
Gasoline produced from biomass could be in fuel tanks by 2010 with new technology
(PhysOrg.com) -- Turning everyday waste into gasoline may seem like a distant dream, but thanks to researchers with the Texas Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) and Byogy Renewables Inc., it could become a reality within ...
Organic mega flow battery promises breakthrough for renewable energy
A team of Harvard scientists and engineers has demonstrated a new type of battery that could fundamentally transform the way electricity is stored on the grid, making power from renewable energy sources such ...
Immaterial display allows viewers to handle 3D images in air
Silicon Light Bulbs to Compete with Fluorescent Bulbs
Goodbye, fluorescent light bulbs: New lighting technology won't flicker, shatter or burn out
Say goodbye to that annoying buzz created by overhead fluorescent light bulbs in your office. Scientists at Wake Forest University have developed a flicker-free, shatterproof alternative for large-scale lighting.