Plastic film is future of 3-D on-the-go

Ditch the 3D glasses. Thanks to a simple plastic filter, mobile device users can now view unprecedented, distortion-free, brilliant 3D content with the naked eye. This latest innovation from Temasek Polytechnic and A*STAR's ...

NASA-JPL director Charles Elachi talks about latest Mars mission

The car-sized Mars rover Curiosity, which landed on the Red Planet last month, is the biggest, most expensive and most ambitious planetary mission in many years. But it is just one of a sweeping portfolio of past and future ...

Image: Smart particles

Down to the microscopic level, nanoparticles show promising properties. A team of experts in Italy has spent years tailoring tiny inorganic materials and analysing their behaviour. Some have magnetic properties, others are ...

Dressing the power lines to bring more renewables into cities

A higher volume of electricity delivered to the grid requires adaptation of existing transmission lines and improvement of the system's security. To this end, innovative materials and geometries of components are being designed ...

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