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Cars Weigh Too Much
Their weight-to-payload ratio is the worst since mahouts rode elephants
(Dec 19, 2014)
When Will We Have an Exascale Supercomputer?
2023 if we do it right; tomorrow if we do it crazy
(Dec 19, 2014)
Iowa Wants Smartphone App to Replace Driver's Licenses
Iowa's plan to allow digital driver's licenses may raise new privacy and security risks
(Dec 19, 2014)
Video Friday: Humanoid Waltz, Robot Sumo, and Happy Holidays!
Holiday robot videos and much more
(Dec 19, 2014)
U.S. Officials Say North Korea Responsible for Sony Cyber Attack
The White House may formally accuse North Korea of launching a cyberterrorism attack on the...
(Dec 18, 2014)
Graphene Wraps Up Lithium-Sulfur Batteries
Novel approach shows promising results that could lead to improved battery stability and efficiency
(Dec 18, 2014)
BMW to Demonstrate Car That Can Find a Spot and Park Itself in a Garage
BMW set to unveil its autonomous parking feature at CES 2015
(Dec 18, 2014)
A Circuit (or two) for Christmas
This STEM toy involves stickers, scrapbooking, and circuit design and screams “stocking stuffer”
(Dec 18, 2014)
Nonholonomic Motion Planning Strategy for Underactuated Manipulator
This paper develops nonholonomic motion planning strategy for three-joint underactuated manipulator...
(Dec 17, 2014)
Japanese Company Creating Robotic Action Figures
These action figures can pose themselves
(Dec 17, 2014)
Skype's Real-Time Translator Previews English and Spanish
Skype's translation service for spoken conversations kicks off the first preview phase
(Dec 17, 2014)
Semiconductor Start-Ups Get Their Own Accelerator
Silicon Catalyst wants to put the silicon back in Silicon Valley
(Dec 17, 2014)
Jaguar Plans a (Partially) Transparent Car
How does the Jaguar make blind spots disappear? With virtual reality, of course
(Dec 17, 2014)
2-D Material Could Lead the Way to "Valleytronics"
Researchers demonstrate light can be used in place of magnetic fields to induce a shift in electrons
(Dec 16, 2014)
Cell Towers Can Double As Cheap Radar Systems
Passive radio signals sent by cellular stations could detect small boats and improve security at...
(Dec 16, 2014)
Measure Planck's Constant and Define the Kilogram with LEGOs
Just $600 will buy you a box of bricks, a DAQ, a laser, and a first-hand look at metrology's next...
(Dec 16, 2014)
For Self-driving Cars, Another Maker of Maps to Steer By
Before Nokia traded in smartphones, it was already dialing up technology for smart cars
(Dec 16, 2014)
Google Lunar XPrize Deadline Extended To 2016
Teams now have a year to prove they have a launch lined up
(Dec 16, 2014)
NASA Study Proposes Airships, Cloud Cities for Venus Exploration
Should crewed exploration of Venus come before we try to go to Mars?
(Dec 16, 2014)
Skin Patches Enable Smartphone-Controlled Pain Relief
A smart pain relief patch could prove a cheap, long-lasting solution for millions of arthritis...
(Dec 15, 2014)