Researchers develop a device for running shoes that prevents injuries
El Institute of Biomechanics of Valencia (IBV) and the Spanish shoe company KELME have designed a prototype running shoe with an integrated device that improves training management and prevents injuries.
Review: Sharp Aquos Crystal will make you take notice
Sharp is not the first company that comes to mind when you think about cellphones, but its new Aquos Crystal is starting to turn some heads with its edgeless screen design.
AeroMobil 3.0 transforms from car to flying car
Researchers develop hybrid fluid transmission enabling light and swift robotic arms
Engineers routinely face tradeoffs as they design robotic limbs – weight vs. speed, ease of control vs. fluidity. A new hybrid fluid transmission developed at Disney Research Pittsburgh promises to eliminate ...
An unmanned rocket exploded. So what?
Sputnik was launched more than 50 years ago. Since then we have seen missions launched to Mercury, Mars and to all the planets within the solar system. We have sent a dozen men to the moon and many more to ...
World's first photonic pressure sensor outshines traditional mercury standard
For almost 400 years, mercury gauges have prevailed as the most accurate way to measure pressure. Now, within weeks of seeing "first light," a novel pressure-sensing device has surpassed the performance of ...
Virtual reality system simulates the International Space Station
They say space is the final frontier, but it's just another day at the office at Iowa State University's Virtual Reality Applications Center.
Technology is changing the face of northern Australian cattle farming
Farming cattle in northern Australia can be tough, especially in times of drought, but producers are increasingly turning to digital technologies to help them look after their herds.
Researchers discover way to coordinate different types of robots
(Phys.org) —Robots have great value in a wide variety of areas, and while robots acting alone can be helpful in collecting data, ones that "talk" to each other can yield endless potential. That's especially ...
Future air passengers may get unique, windowless view
Urban seismic network detects human sounds
When listening to the Earth, what clues can seismic data reveal about the impact of urban life? Although naturally occurring vibrations have proven extremely useful to seismologists, until now the vibrations ...
Teeth, sex and testosterone reveal secrets of aging in wild mouse lemurs
Mouse lemurs can live at least eight years in the wild – twice as long as some previous estimates, a long-term longitudinal study finds.
How to leak sensitive data from an isolated computer (air-gap) to a near by mobile phone
Tomorrow at MALCON 2014, security researcher Mordechai Guri with guidance of Prof. Yuval Elovici from the cyber security labs at Ben Gurion University in Israel will present a breakthrough method ("AirHopper) ...
NRL video game could help dog handlers train for detecting IEDs, illegal drugs
Adam Moses is practicing dog command gestures with an Xbox Kinect in his office at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL). On the screen in front of him, a virtual Labrador dog obediently moves through ...