Researchers develop cell-sucking technology

Single-cell mass spectroscopy is a technology to analyze target cell organelles almost as they are, by taking them out from a living cell at a desired time point using a nanospray tip while tracking the cell movement under ...

Engineers consider how to collect dust from low-gravity surfaces

Analysing the dusty layers of low-gravity moons or asteroids using robots is on the agenda for ESA's exploration of the Solar System. Engineers are thinking of ways to collect and analyse the surface dust on far-away worlds. ...

SpaceX’s Dragon, now with seating for seven

So much for the idea that space capsules are cramped and can only carry a limited crew. SpaceX revealed a prototype for their new crew cabin design, as they conducted a joint daylong review with NASA of the Dragon crew vehicle ...

Pledgers step up for plasma speakers

(PhysOrg.com) -- A Seattle group of students have created a plasma speaker prototype model that they’re offering to the world as a kit where you, too, can have a plasma speaker that uses an electric arc to vibrate air. ...

Japan's next gizmo: brainwave-controlled cat ears

A team of Japanese inventors have come with a new device that blends the country's fascination with cuteness and its penchant for experimental high-tech -- brainwave-controlled cat ears.

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