A smart, 3-D printed cap that can determine when milk has gone bad has been created by engineers from UC Berkeley and Taiwan’s National Chiao Tung University. The results were published in the journal Microsystems & Nanoengineering.
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Izzy Swan, a retired furniture maker has built a drill-powered walking machine in his garage. He shows off the machine in action around his neighborhood and breaks down the construction process in this video he posted online.
Israel’s ReWalk Robotics unveiled the ReWalk Personal 6.0 this month as Robert Woo, a paraplegic, demonstrated the new exoskeleton by walking down the streets of New York City.
Companies are hoping to power in a new wave of virtual reality for consumers — whether it’s the Facebook-owned Oculus Rift, Sony’s Project Morpheus, Microsoft’s Hololens or HTC-Valve’s Vive, to name a few VR devices in the works (some others: FOVE, Razer… the list goes on).
For the 2 billion people in the world who still lack sanitation, Caltech is creating a cheap, safe, and clean toilet. But building this cool product is really the easy part.
Your whole day can be ruined by missing out on a good night’s sleep. Your mood can be affected, you can find it hard to focus, and it can be nearly impossible to shake the sleepy feeling.
The Volocopter is somewhat of a cross between a quadcopter drone and a helicopter. It is a novel mode of transportation built by the German company e-Volo.
Every motion controller currently on the market may have just become obsolete thanks to Google.
A postdoctoral research scientist, Young Duck Kim, has led a team of scientists from Columbia, Seoul National University (SNU), and Korea Research Institute of Standards and Science (KRISS) that have demonstrated for the first time ever an on-chip visible light source using graphene, an atomically thin and perfectly crystalline form of carbon, as a filament.
Nissan is following in the footsteps of Tesla and Mercedes-Benz. They are now set to become the latest automaker to offer battery packs for stationary energy storage. Although pricing information has yet to be provided, the Nissan product should be relatively affordable, as it will incorporate used batteries from Nissan Leaf electric cars.