SheerWind claims its INVELOX wind turbine produces 600% more power
Where no lab has gone before: Single-Molecule Electrokinetic Traps
Large study shows pollution impact on coral reefs—and offers solution
One of the largest and longest experiments ever done to test the impact of nutrient loading on coral reefs today confirmed what scientists have long suspected – that this type of pollution from sewage, ...
Robot as social interface (w/ Video)
Human interaction with robots is about to get a little more personal. Meet "Furhat," the face of tomorrow's interactive technology.
Seahorse heads have a 'no wake zone' that's made for catching prey
Seahorses are slow, docile creatures, but their heads are perfectly shaped to sneak up and quickly snatch prey, according to marine scientists from The University of Texas at Austin.
Researchers build flying robotic 'tree helicopter' (w/ Video)
New soft motor more closely resembles real muscles (w/ video)
Hubble directly observes the disc around a black hole
(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists have used the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope to observe a quasar accretion disc -- a glowing disc of matter that is slowly being sucked into its galaxy's central black hole. Their ...
Researchers find way to boost lithium-air battery performance, with help of modified viruses
Lithium-air batteries have become a hot research area in recent years: They hold the promise of drastically increasing power per battery weight, which could lead, for example, to electric cars with a much ...
Google unleashes Coder for Raspberry Pi as kid-friendly tool
Nanotubes can solder themselves, markedly improving device performance (w/ Video)
University of Illinois researchers have developed a way to heal gaps in wires too small for even the world's tiniest soldering iron.
Tall water waves behave unexpectedly
Tiny heat engine may be world's smallest
MRI breakthrough for screening liquids
(Phys.org) —Los Alamos scientists have advanced a Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) technology that may provide a breakthrough for screening liquids at airport security. They've added low-power X-ray data ...