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Swiss Researchers Develop a Technique for making Carbon-Neutral Fuel from Sunlight and Air

Yesterday

Prompted by the need for carbon-neutral fuels, which are imperative for the sustainability of aviation and maritime transport,…
Aging delayed in older mice given blood component from young mice

Yesterday

An enzyme in blood of young mice extends life span. New research has identified a novel approach to…
GM and Michelin to introduce airless tires to passenger vehicles by 2024 (Video)

3 days ago

Your car is still using pneumatic tires and that’s great. They absorb impact, they are relatively quiet and…
Ford uses plastic bottles to make wheel liners and underbody shields (Video)

6 days ago

Recycling is important and you’re probably already doing it. But have you ever stopped and thought for a…
Silicon chips similar to those that would be used in the detection process. Illustration by Vanderbilt University/Heidi Hall
iPhone plus nanoscale porous silicon equals cheap, simple home diagnostics

6 days ago

The simplest home medical tests might look like a deck of various silicon chips coated in special film,…
Direct from distant planet: Spectral clues to puzzling paradox

June 11, 2019

CI Tau b is a paradoxical planet, but new research about its mass, brightness and the carbon monoxide…
NASA’s Mars Helicopter Testing Enters Final Phase

June 7, 2019

NASA’s Mars Helicopter flight demonstration project has passed a number of key tests with flying colors. In 2021,…
CRISPR baby mutation significantly increases mortality

June 5, 2019

A genetic mutation that a Chinese scientist attempted to create in twin babies born last year, ostensibly to…
Flexible generators turn movement into energy

June 3, 2019

Wearable devices that harvest energy from movement are not a new idea, but a material created at Rice…
Stanford engineers develop a more stable, efficient prosthetic foot

May 30, 2019

Hiking trails and other rough terrain are especially difficult for people with prosthetic legs. Now, Stanford engineers have…
Gold-coated fungi are the new gold diggers

May 28, 2019

Australian scientists have discovered gold-coated fungi near Boddington in Western Australia. The thread-like fungi attach gold to their…
Origami-inspired materials could soften the blow for reusable spacecraft

May 27, 2019

Space vehicles like SpaceX’s Falcon 9 are designed to be reusable. But this means that, like Olympic gymnasts hoping for…
“Neural Lander” Uses AI to Land Drones Smoothly

May 27, 2019

Landing multi-rotor drones smoothly is difficult. Complex turbulence is created by the airflow from each rotor bouncing off…
With a hop, a skip and a jump, high-flying robot leaps over obstacles with ease

May 23, 2019

Topping out at less than a foot, Salto the robot looks like a Star Wars imperial walker in…
Same computer password for the last 10 years? You might need a vibrating cybernudge

May 17, 2019

Researchers say changing human behaviour key to foiling cyberattacks. Technology used in exercise and lifestyle apps may hold…
The robot is designed to drive interlocking sheet piles into granular soils like sand on a beach. Image credit: Wyss Institute at Harvard University
Meet Romu, The Construction Robot

May 14, 2019

Sheet piles have been the foundation for construction for decades — literally. These steel sheets are driven down…
Hummingbird robot uses AI to soon go where drones can’t

May 10, 2019

What can fly like a bird and hover like an insect? Your friendly neighborhood hummingbirds. If drones had…
Momo3 taking off from its launch site in Hokkaido. Image Credit: Asahi Shimbun
Japan’s First Private Rocket Flies to Space

May 8, 2019

Have you heard of Interstellar Technologies? They’re the latest private company to launch their own rocket into space.…
Researchers identify brain region activated by Pokémon characters

May 7, 2019

If your childhood involved countless hours spent capturing, training and battling Pokémon, there may be a wrinkle in…
Student invention gives patients the breath of life

May 6, 2019

Natalie Dickman squeezed the bag again and again in an effort to revive a victim of cardiac arrest.…
Synthetic Speech Generated from Brain Recordings

April 29, 2019

A state-of-the-art brain-machine interface created by UC San Francisco neuroscientists can generate natural-sounding synthetic speech by using brain…
Hepatitis C-Infected Hearts and Lungs Safely Transplanted

April 29, 2019

Infectious diseases experts and transplant physicians and surgeons at Brigham and Women’s Hospital have blocked the transmission of…
Ford created the world’s first shopping cart with automatic emergency brakes (Video)

April 27, 2019

We‘ve all been there. You park your car by a shopping centre just to find a shopping cart…
Students hope to cut ties that bind seizure sufferers

April 25, 2019

Wiring a brain to record epileptic seizures binds a patient to a machine. It’s uncomfortable, to say the…
How would you survive on Mars?

April 24, 2019

New Purdue institute researching what living environments require on other planets The Resilient ExtraTerrestrial Habitats Institute is working…
Volvo’s Self-Driving Bus to Undergo Real-World Testing in Singapore

April 23, 2019

Volvo and Singapore University have revealed a driverless electric bus that will enter a testing phase on open…
Rice students work up wearable to halt allergic reactions

April 19, 2019

Engineering team prototypes EpiWear to keep emergency medication at hand at all times. What if, in an emergency,…
Astronomers capture first image of a black hole

April 16, 2019

The Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) — a planet-scale array of eight ground-based radio telescopes forged through international collaboration — was…
Cold plasma can kill 99.9% of airborne viruses

April 16, 2019

Dangerous airborne viruses are rendered harmless on-the-fly when exposed to energetic, charged fragments of air molecules, University of…
NASA’s Landmark Twins Study Reveals Resilience of Human Body in Space

April 12, 2019

Results from NASA’s landmark Twins Study, which took place from 2015-2016, were published Thursday in Science. The integrated paper —…
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