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Video Friday: Atlas Kicked, Tea-Brewing Robot, and Rodney Brooks's Giant Brains
The week's best robot videos
(Jul 24, 2015)
Baseball Goes High Tech With Wearables for Pitchers
Major League Baseball teams hope the mThrow’s instant data analysis will improve performance and...
(Jul 24, 2015)
Zombie Coal Plants Reanimated to Stabilize the Grid
Old generators prop up voltage, helping grids soak up imported power and renewables
(Jul 24, 2015)
Getting Tech Women On Board (Boards of Directors, That Is)
How to get more women overseeing tech companies? Start by making a list
(Jul 24, 2015)
Nanostructured Glass Can Switch Between Blocking Heat and Blocking Light
Charge makes glass moves between light, dark, and "cool" modes
(Jul 23, 2015)
The Application Builder – Revolutionizing the Simulation Industry
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(Jul 23, 2015)
Engaging With the Sci-Tech of <i>Self/Less</i>’s Sci-Fi
Researchers can leverage pop culture to talk about their projects
(Jul 23, 2015)
Digging for Geothermal Energy with Hypersonic Projectiles
We can't drill 5 kilometers down to tap geothermal energy, but we may be able to get there with a...
(Jul 23, 2015)
Windbot Could Float Through the Clouds of Jupiter
A robot powered by turbulence might be the best way to explore gas giants
(Jul 23, 2015)
How to Compute With Data You Can’t See
Web applications could increase security by keeping data encrypted even during computations
(Jul 23, 2015)
Hackers Commandeer a Moving Jeep
Of course, it's staged, and Jeep has now issued a security patch. But it shows how full of holes...
(Jul 23, 2015)
NASA Tests New Robotic Refueling Hardware on International Space Station
Refueling and repairing satellites in orbit could drastically lower costs, and NASA is working to...
(Jul 22, 2015)
Innovators Recognized at the 2015 IEEE Honors Ceremony
Mildred Dresselhaus, Daktari Diagnostics, O3b Networks Honored
(Jul 22, 2015)
System Does Wi-Fi in Occupied TV Channels
Instead of either Internet or TV in UHF channels, how about both?
(Jul 22, 2015)
$100 Million Hunt for Aliens Aims to Survey One Million Stars
An unprecedented effort backed by a Russian billionaire will search the Milky Way galaxy for...
(Jul 22, 2015)
Porous Silicon Battery Electrodes from Reeds
Plants could provide abundant sustainable materials for lithium-ion batteries
(Jul 22, 2015)
Bamboo-like Crystals Help Tiny Chip Wires Keep Shrinking
Segmented structure could help electrons flow in future chips
(Jul 22, 2015)
Microwave Power Beaming May Launch Space Planes into Orbit
A spaceplane that uses ground-based microwave power as an energy source could be a very efficient...
(Jul 21, 2015)
Non-Stick Pans Lead the Way to More Efficient Solar Cells
Growing polycrystalline materials on a non-wetting surface increases grain size
(Jul 21, 2015)
Mother Robots Build Children Robots to Experiment With Artificial Evolution
Physical robots mutate and crossbreed to evolve towards the most efficient mobility genome
(Jul 21, 2015)