Britain starts public trial of driverless cars
Driverless cars are hitting Britain's public roads for the first time, giving a glimpse of future travel that's billed as safer and more efficient.
Engineer pursues biological solar power
A Binghamton University engineering researcher designed a biological solar cell that's a million times more effective than current technology. Preliminary data on Seokheun "Sean" Choi's next advancement is ...
System recruits learners to annotate videos
Educational researchers have long held that presenting students with clear outlines of the material covered in lectures improves their retention.
Researchers create Soybots, mobile micro-garden, to be on the go
Purdue University professors designed a robotic platform allowing indoor plants to search for light to sustain nourishment.
Voltera team designs circuit board prototyping machine
Google to stop SPDY protocol support early 2016
Google boosts health search with more medical sources
Google on Tuesday began tuning its mobile search application to better answer people's questions about common ailments from tennis elbow to the measles.
New battery startup promises safe lithium batteries
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) battery scientist Nitash Balsara has worked for many years trying to find a way to improve the safety of lithium-ion batteries. Now he believes he has ...
Flyability set to empower drones for good deeds
Robots replacing human factory workers at faster pace
Cheaper, better robots will replace human workers in the world's factories at a faster pace over the next decade, pushing labor costs down 16 percent, a report Tuesday said.
Eavesdropping concerns in Samsung smart TVs (Update)
Watch what you say in your living room. Samsung's smart TV could be listening. And sharing.
How did that dent happen? Smart car panels answer back
Study shows value of combining solar thermal energy with biomass gasification to produce natural gas substitute
Even at historically low natural gas prices, bioenergy may not be out of the running—it just may need a little help from the sun. A new study from researchers at the University of Minnesota examining the ...
Japan-inspired 'water-house' slashes energy needs
As UN climate negotiators gather in Geneva this week, one Japan-inspired Hungarian inventor believes he has found a revolutionary and inexpensive way to construct buildings that could slash humanity's energy ...