Team improves solar-cell efficiency
New light has been shed on solar power generation using devices made with polymers, thanks to a collaboration between scientists in the University of Chicago's chemistry department, the Institute for Molecular ...
Soft robotics 'toolkit' features everything a robot-maker needs
A new resource unveiled today by researchers from several Harvard University labs in collaboration with Trinity College Dublin provides both experienced and aspiring researchers with the intellectual raw ...
Reflected smartphone transmissions enable gesture control
With almost all of the U.S. population armed with cellphones – and close to 80 percent carrying a smartphone – mobile phones have become second-nature for most people.
CloudFlare tackles lost SSL key risk with Keyless SSL
Electric car breaks 200 mph barrier to set new land speed record
An electric car built by BYU engineering students has once again set a world land speed record, this time besting the previous mark by nearly 50 mph.
'Honeybee' robots replicate swarm behaviour
Computer scientists have created a low-cost, autonomous micro-robot which in large numbers can replicate the behaviour of swarming honeybees
Review: Larger iPhones eliminate reason to switch
It's easy to dismiss Apple's new iPhones as merely catching up to Android.
Montreal VR headset team turns to crowdfunding for Totem
Peugeot hybrid compressed-air car set for Paris Motor Show
Apple's new encryption to lock out government (Update)
Apple is rolling out new privacy protections for iPhones and iPads, with a new system that makes it impossible for the company to unlock a device even with a warrant.
MIT groups develop smartphone system THAW that allows for direct interaction between devices
The oscillator that could makeover the mechanical watch
For the first time in 200 years the heart of the mechanical watch has been reinvented, thereby improving precision and autonomy while making the watch completely silent. EPFL researchers have developed an ...
Review: Devices, apps act like one under iOS 8
The scores of new features in Apple's software update for mobile devices can be boiled down to one word: unity.