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Transform sound into energy

01/29/2012, I have always liked the idea of how Sebastian Shaw always knocked himself up (you can stop laughing now) each morning in order to have a reserve of strength throughout the day, and Bishop, who hails from the future and is capable of absorbing energy and...

Feats Per Minute is a bicycle that plays records

10/20/2011, Now this is definitely an interesting amalgamation of items – a bicycle as well as a record player, all crammed into a single device. Known as Feats Per Minute, this “invention” of sorts will see the incorporation of a turntable onto the...

Boy invents Smart Bell doorbell that fools burglars

06/05/2011, Life isn’t all that simple these days, and even if you think you’re safe from burglars, you do hear of horror stories from neighbors and friends on getting their homes ransacked when they go off for a holiday. Well, necessity being the mother...

Stery-Hand verifies whether your hands are properly washed or not

04/04/2011, Students from the Budapest University of Technology and Economics did come up with a new system which is capable of offering automated verification of proper hand washing, which would come in handy for surgeons before they head off to the operating...

New ray gun puts out fires

03/28/2011, A group of chemists have managed to come together to cobble a device which is touted to be able to put out fires, where it can also function as an alternative for firefighters whenever they do not have any water or foam in the vicinity. In fact, the...

3D microscope lens is now a reality

03/23/2011, 3D is the buzzword for the year, and for those who are more geek than jock, you will be pleased to know that the activity of hunching over at the science lab and peering through the lens of the microscope has gotten a boost – thanks to Lei Li and...

The “thinking cap” becomes literal

02/10/2011, In the future when people say “let me put on my thinking cap”, they could really mean that they’re going to put on a thinking cap. Some researchers in Australia have managed to come up with such a device that stimulates a person’s...

Portable solar charger on the cheap, thanks to UM students

01/31/2011, Solar power is definitely one of the better ways to harvest free energy from our surroundings, and when it comes to rural areas, it is one of the best ways to provide green and sustainable energy without having to cut down large tracts from the forest....

Carbon Comfort Saddle is one comfortable unisex bicycle seat

12/30/2010, You know the saying, if you want something done, you’ve gotta do it yourself. That is exactly the kind of advice that Jeri Rutherford, a long-distance cyclist, took, developing the Carbon Comfort Saddle since she was pursuing a comfortable bicycle...

Spokeless bicycle looks cool

02/16/2010, Check out the mechanical engineering class at Yale who have come together in just a single semester, constructing a bicycle that has a spokeless back wheel. As you’ve probably noticed, only the back wheel is spokeless. This was done for several...