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Richard Branson Wants Caribbean Islands to Swap Diesel for Renewables
Virgin billionaire to test affordability of solar, wind, and batteries on private island for use in...
(Feb 11, 2014)
Myo Armband Provides Effortless Gesture Control of Robots, Anything Else
This gesture recognition system doesn't need any external sensors to work
(Feb 11, 2014)
A Hearing Device With No Stigmatizing External Hardware
Researches develop a microchip that moves all the elements of a cochlear implant inside the body
(Feb 11, 2014)
Now on Google Earth: 150 Years of Global Temperature Data
U.K. climate researchers let users graphically examine historical climate data from 6000 locations...
(Feb 10, 2014)
D-Wave's Quantum Computing Claim Disputed Again
New research casts doubt on evidence for D-Wave's machine performing large-scale quantum computing
(Feb 10, 2014)
Dyson Commits $8 Million to Robotics Lab, We Still Want a Vacuum
With the amount of resources Dyson is suddenly pouring into robotics, we're hoping for miracles
(Feb 10, 2014)
Bio-Energy Box Coverts Beer Waste to Electricity
Cambrian Innovation’s EcoVolt reactor uses a microbes to extract heat and power from a brewery's...
(Feb 10, 2014)
(Un)Cover Oregon: State’s Healthcare Exchange Website Still Inoperable Four Months After Planned Launch
Plus: Four states still struggle with healthcare websites as computer problems hit Boeing 787...
(Feb 10, 2014)
Lasers Can Remotely Monitor Oscillations of Wind Turbines
Instead of sensors in specific spots on a turbine, new system would follow entire system from...
(Feb 10, 2014)
Robots Podcast #149: Industry and Society
In Robots Podcast #149 Per Sjöborg speaks with Rezia Molfino from the PMAR group at...
(Feb 8, 2014)
Virtru Crafts Countermeasures to Combat E-mail Snooping
Plus: Target left the gate open, and the Syrian Electronic Army fails to annex facebook.com
(Feb 7, 2014)
Graphene Sandwich Enables Clear Images of Biomolecules
New way to prepare biomolecules for electron microscopy clears things up
(Feb 7, 2014)
Bitcoiners Destroy Their iPhones After Apple Removes Wallet From App Store
Blockchain was the only Bitcoin wallet app left for iphones and ipads
(Feb 7, 2014)
Video Friday: Death Defying Vacuums, Tate After Dark, and Taranis Takes Flight
Wow, where'd all these videos come from, anyway? Oh yeah, it's FRIDAY!
(Feb 7, 2014)
Lockheed Martin Shows Off High-Power Fiber Laser Weapon
Lockheed Martin just the latest defense player to zap enemy projectiles with fiber laser
(Feb 7, 2014)
DC Microgrids and the Virtues of Local Electricity
It’s time to revisit Thomas Edison’s strategy for providing people with electricity
(Feb 6, 2014)
iCandy: Sports Tech
Systems for safety and tuning players’ technique
(Feb 6, 2014)
Graphene Nanoribbons Get Electrons to Behave Like Photons
Novel graphene nanoribbons exceed theoretical limits of ballistic transport potentially ushering in...
(Feb 6, 2014)
Attack on California Substation Fuels Grid Security Debate
Some argue physical threats are taking a back seat to cybersecurity
(Feb 6, 2014)
Who Is SCHAFT, the Robot Company Bought by Google and Winner of the DRC?
Here's everything we know about this secretive robotics startup
(Feb 6, 2014)