Last update:

New hybrid device can both capture and store solar energy

Researchers from the University of Houston have reported a new device that can both efficiently capture solar energy and store it until it is needed, offering promise for applications ranging from power generation to distillation ...

Li-ion battery components to be printed on an inkjet printer

Scientists from Peter the Great St.Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU) are developing a technology for printing the electrodes for miniature li-ion batteries using an inkjet printer. The ongoing research may help to ...

New laser hits mark on cancer imaging to airport security

The terahertz frequency range—which sits in the middle of the electromagnetic spectrum between microwaves and infrared light—offers the potential for high-bandwidth communications, ultrahigh-resolution imaging, precise ...

Multimaterial 3-D printing manufactures complex objects, fast

3-D printers are revolutionizing manufacturing by allowing users to create any physical shape they can imagine on-demand. However, most commercial printers are only able to build objects from a single material at a time and ...

Nuclear warheads? This robot can find them

Picture a swarm of autonomous, three-foot rolling robots armed with smart detectors to support nuclear safeguards and verify arms-control agreements. The prototype of such robots, being developed by the U.S. Department of ...

More news

Engineering
New chip for waking up small wireless devices could extend battery life
Engineering
New Low-Load Cycle targets heavy-duty diesel engine emissions
Engineering
Drone wireless system can help rescue workers see inside buildings
Engineering
Magnetic skin ensures the force is with you
Engineering
A patch that simultaneously measures six health-related biomarkers by analyzing sweat
Engineering
Large-scale integrated circuits produced in printing press
Engineering
Scientists develop sensor to save children, pets left in vehicles
Engineering
World's deadliest inventor: Mikhail Kalashnikov and his AK-47
Engineering
Sounds of mosquito mating rituals could lead to quieter drones
Engineering
Scientists design 'smart' asphalts with magnetic materials for safer electric scooters
Engineering
Researchers take flight with unmanned aerial vehicles
Engineering
New standards developed to improve metal-detector testing
Engineering
Brain-like computer chips could address privacy concerns and greenhouse emissions
Engineering
EduSense: Researchers develop comprehensive classroom sensing system
Engineering
AI agents imitate engineers to construct effective new designs using visual cues like humans do
Engineering
An engineer proposes a new model for the way humans localize sounds
Engineering
Engineers invent smartphone device that detects harmful algae in 15 minutes
Engineering
UPS makes first drone deliveries of CVS prescriptions to consumers' homes
Engineering
Breaking down controls to better control wind energy systems
Engineering
Manufacturing—Built to last

Other news

Quantum Physics
A technique to measure mechanical motion beyond the quantum limit
Evolution
New fossils shed light on how snakes got their bite and lost their legs
Astronomy
First detection of the cosmic monster explosions with ground-based gamma-ray telescopes
Materials Science
Researchers design an improved pathway to carbon-neutral plastics
Plants & Animals
To navigate, flies make flexible mental maps of the world
Ecology
Only eat oysters in months with an 'r'? Rule of thumb is at least 4,000 years old
Ecology
A third of Africa's tropical flora threatened with extinction: study
Astronomy
Astronomers investigate stellar content of the open cluster NGC 330
Mathematics
Best of the best: Who makes the most accurate decisions in expert groups?
Astronomy
Outback telescope captures Milky Way center, discovers remnants of dead stars
Biotechnology
Genetic discovery holds implications for better immunity, longer life
Environment
Climate impacts 'to cost world $7.9 trillion' by 2050
Environment
When grown right, palm oil can be sustainable
Social Sciences
Would people be willing to give their personal data for research?
Archaeology & Fossils
Vanishing ice puts reindeer herders at risk
Earth Sciences
Underwater robotic gliders provide key tool to measure ocean sound levels
Biotechnology
3-D maps of gene activity
Optics & Photonics
Machine learning microscope adapts lighting to improve diagnosis
Nanomaterials
Turning up the heat to create new nanostructured metals
Earth Sciences
Researchers shed light on modulation of thermal bleaching of coral reefs by internal waves