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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)
Review: The Whistle Dog Monitor
Track your dog’s behavior with this smart collar
(Jul 21, 2015)
Self-Assembly Trick Embeds Quantum Dots Inside Nanowires
New wrinkle promises to expand nanowire uses in optoelectronics
(Jul 20, 2015)
Nanowires Boost Hydrogen Production from Sunlight Tenfold
Solar fuel cells made of nanowires beat their non-nano predecessors
(Jul 20, 2015)
Asteroid-Mining Firm's First Spacecraft Deploys from Space Station
The first spacecraft of the asteroid-mining venture Planetary Resources will test technologies for...
(Jul 20, 2015)
Test-Driving an Audi With Laser Headlights
These lights make for warmer whites and brighter brights; they let me drive faster on a test track...
(Jul 20, 2015)
The 2015 Top Ten Programming Languages
New languages enter the scene, and big data makes its mark
(Jul 20, 2015)
Interactive: The Top Programming Languages 2015
New languages enter the scene, and big data makes its mark
(Jul 20, 2015)
First FAA-Approved Drone Delivery Is a Success, but Does It Matter?
A drone delivered medical supplies to a rural clinic with FAA approval
(Jul 20, 2015)