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Energy researchers break the catalytic speed limit

June 8th, 2019 at 10:36 am » Comments Off

  A new discovery by University of Minnesota and University of Massachusetts Amherst researchers could increase the speed and lower the cost of thousands of chemical processes used in developing fertilizers, foods, fuels, plastics, and more. A team of researchers from the University of Minnesota and University of Massachusetts Amherst has discovered new technology that […]



LG’s SnowWhite is like a Keurig for ice cream

March 18th, 2019 at 10:24 am » Comments Off

Or at least it might be. SXSW 2019 isn’t just about films, politicians, designers and social media founders. There are also gadgets here to check out. Enter LG’s SnowWhite, a concept machine designed to let you easily make ice cream at home. The SnowWhite is basically like a Keurig, featuring a pod-based system that allows […]



Ten recent low-tech inventions that have changed the world

March 2nd, 2019 at 12:48 pm » Comments Off

Photo of young people using Hippo Rollers Technologies don’t have to be cutting edge to make a profound difference in people’s lives.



No strings attached: This levitating lamp uses science to defy gravity

February 22nd, 2019 at 3:50 pm » Comments Off

Science-fiction author and futurist Arthur C. Clarke once observed that any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic. That certainly sums up the new Levia lamp, created by Italian designed studio Idea3Di. At first glance, the stylish lamp — which is mounted on a base made of either Carrara or Black Marquina marble — simply […]



Here’s why the future of haptic technology looks (or rather, feels) like

January 4th, 2019 at 11:34 am » Comments Off

This graspable haptic device, called Foldaway, is the size of a drink coaster when flat, making it conveniently portable. The user places a joystick where the three hinged arms meet, and the arms offer resistance, to give a sense of the objects being manipulated. (Screenshot of image series by Alice Concordel) Bringing the sense of […]



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