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New nanowire battery can survive thousands of charges

April 22nd, 2016 at 12:51 pm » Comments Off

Batteries haven’t seen a technological leap in years, mainly due to the volatile chemicals they contain. The most effective one produced being the lithium ion cell. Even with experimentation of exotic compounds the new wave of batteries is still many years away. Recently new research in the area of nanowires – surfaces “thousands of times thinner […]

Another step closer to a future where everything can be 3D printed

April 5th, 2016 at 11:35 am » Comments Off

We’re heading for a future where we can start 3D print our own shoes and our own dinners, but so far the hype has not met the expectations. The technical challenge of consistently printing, quality, objects, in multiple colors and materials at once has been very difficult to overcome. But Stratasys, the largest 3D-printing company in the […]

Want to Generate Power Out of Thin Air? Freevolt May Have the Answer

April 4th, 2016 at 12:16 pm » Comments Off

What you see pictured above may look unremarkable, but it has the potential to power a low energy device forever and at no cost.  If that sounds like a big deal, well… that’s because it is. Drayson Technologies today announced Freevolt, a system that harvests energy from radio frequency (RF) signals bouncing around in the ether and […]

Promising testing of Autodesk’s Project Escher makes 3D Printing for Massive Projects a likely future

April 3rd, 2016 at 7:55 am » Comments Off

There are limitations to designing large scale parts when 3D printing. Detailed items take a long time to print, while small items are quick, but less detail. Autodesk has a solution that will decrease those limitations and revolutionize the industry with Project Escher.

Bill Gates to back waterless toilet that will revolutionize global sanitation

March 25th, 2016 at 12:13 pm » Comments Off

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation first challenged the world to design a sustainable and inexpensive toilet, researchers from Cranfield University may have a viable contender - the Nano Membrane Toilet. It was funded by the Gates Foundation in September 2012 for $710,000.

Japan’s first electric car without a battery

March 23rd, 2016 at 10:15 am » Comments Off

Toyohashi University of Technology and Taisei Corp unveiled the first electrical car in the world that will run without a battery. The electric car will receive its charge from an electrified road.

Scientists create ANNABELL, an artificial system capable of learning human language

November 20th, 2015 at 4:06 pm » Comments Off

One of the most impressive complex cognitive processes is the ability to learn and creatively use language. It’s those processes that continue to set humans apart from even the most advanced machines. However, a team of scientists has now created an artificial system of neurons that is capable of learning words, phrases and syntax with no prior […]

Scientists invent forge-proof ID that will revolutionize security

November 16th, 2015 at 7:14 pm » Comments Off

A way to authenticate or identify any object by generating an unbreakable ID based on atoms has been discovered by scientists at Lancaster University.

Crystal quartz data storage could store data for up to 300 million years

November 12th, 2015 at 6:01 pm » Comments Off

Hitachi came out with a technology they are developing which is fundamentally a sheet of Quartz Glass, which could possibly save data for up to 300 Million Years.

x2 Sport is the world’s first wearable underwater jet pack

November 12th, 2015 at 4:36 pm » Comments Off

The x2 Sport Underwater Jet Pack is the world’s first wearable jet pack that lets you fly through the water faster than an Olympic swimmer  They are currently available to pre-order on Indiegogo.