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September 3rd, 2015 at 11:49 am

Le Supercar: An electric car being developed by China’s Netflix

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China’s Netflix, LeTV, is developing an electric car to take on Tesla. They’ve hired 600 people—including 200 stationed in the U.S.—to develop the car that they revealed for the first time.

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September 3rd, 2015 at 11:45 am

Robotic unicycle drones could one day deliver packages to your door

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The Transwheel drone is a new type of robotic vehicle that could soon be carrying our packages and parcels to our doors, according to designers.

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September 3rd, 2015 at 11:35 am

Police in China arrest 15,000 people for Internet crimes

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The Chinese government has begun to tighten controls on the internet as the police announced in August the arrests of about 15,000 people for crimes that “jeopardized Internet security.”

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September 1st, 2015 at 12:06 pm

Researchers construct shape-shifting liquid-metal antennas

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Researchers at North Carolina State University in Raleigh have constructed an antenna that can be lengthened—or shortened—to adjust their frequency using liquid metal.

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September 1st, 2015 at 12:00 pm

3Dom releases first-of-its-kind coffee 3D printed filament

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The burning of fossil fuels and plastic waste are devastating to the planet.  3D printing has the opportunity to move away from non-toxic, non-petroleum-based plastics from the get-go and 3Dom is on a mission to produce environmentally friendly filament.  Their latest is called “Wound Up” and, to put the third ‘r’ in “reduce, reuse, and recycle”, the material is made from recycled coffee grounds.

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August 28th, 2015 at 6:55 pm

DouxMatok develops new technology that makes sugar twice as sweet, so you eat half as much

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A new technology in the food industry makes ordinary sugar twice as sweet—so food tastes exactly the same with half the calories, and without the controversy of artificial sweeteners.

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August 28th, 2015 at 6:49 pm

This ‘artificial leaf’ could produce the cleanest energy on Earth

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Plants are the original solar power generators, turning the sun’s rays into energy through the process we all learned about in biology class: photosynthesis. So, when we think of solar power, we should be thinking about plants instead of solar panels.

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August 28th, 2015 at 6:34 pm

Scientists develop a brain-computer interface for controlling an exoskeleton

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Korea University and TU Berlin scientists have developed a brain-computer interface (BCI) for a lower limb exoskeleton used for gait assistance by decoding specific signals from the user’s brain.

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August 28th, 2015 at 6:30 pm

BioBots low-cost 3-D printer can make human organs and bones

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At a Drexel University lab in Philadelphia, a desktop 3-D printer is printing miniature samples of bones. In Toronto, another researcher is using the same printer to make living tumors for drug testing. It looks like an ordinary 3-D printer, but instead of plastic, it squirts out living cells.

 

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August 28th, 2015 at 6:18 pm

StoreDot is developing an electric car battery that charges in 5 minutes

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StoreDot, a three-year-old Israeli startup, is developing an electric car battery that will let electric cars travel hundreds of miles after only five minutes of charging.

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