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12-Year Old Creates Robot To Help Combat Malaria

10/15/2014, We’ve all swatted the occasional mosquito, and for the most part they tend to be pretty annoying, but there is also a chance that they could be deadly. They can spread diseases like malaria and dengue, the former apparently kills about 627,000 people...

Researchers Create Li-Ion Batteries That Charges To 70% In Minutes

10/15/2014, Batteries these days are improving as researchers and scientists come up with new ways of charging or new types of batteries that are an alternative to what we have today. Now if you’re not a fan of waiting a few hours for your smartphone or tablet to...

Sewer Sensors Could Help Sniff Out Bombs

09/30/2014, Being in the sewers are no fun at all, despite all the adventure that the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles seem to advocate. You don’t know what kind of vile creatures that live underneath there, not to mention the cesspool of water that stinks to the high...

Pulley System Incorporated In Bionic Arm

09/29/2014, When it comes to the Six Million Dollar Man fictional character that we have come to know of in the past, that was a huge sum of money back then – and pretty believable too, at least for a starry eyed 7 year old. However, the constant threat of...

Mantis Shrimps ‘See’ Cancer, Is Inspiration For New Camera

09/29/2014, Nature is truly an inspiration for budding scientists everywhere – otherwise, how else would ordinary man get the inspiration to actually take to the skies in the past, so much so that we have been living in the jet age for quite the longest time...

Cloaking Device Developed By University Of Rochester Researchers

09/28/2014, While there are no more immediate Harry Potter movies to look forward to at the moment, this does not mean the world of Harry Potter has come to a grinding halt – there are segments of a theme park dedicated to it, not to mention having the presence...

Robot Octopus Swims In A Rather Realistic Manner

09/25/2014, Robots do seem to get plenty of attention in recent times, ranging from a soft robot fabric to that of a robot which is “smart” enough to be able to fly a flight simulator. Having said that, there are many ways for robots to move around, be they in a...

Collected Data Is A Double Edged Sword

09/24/2014, “There’s an app for that”, and this is the mantra that modern day smartphone and tablet proponents continue to tout. However, what if there was an app out there which would be able to inform would-be thieves of the best places when it comes to...

Maglev Train Tested, Hits 500kph In Japan

09/24/2014, The shinkansen, or bullet train as it is commonly known, is one of the unique characteristics of Japan when it comes to traveling across the country in comfort and speed. There has been tests to deliver faster and faster trains, and the Central Japan...

World’s First 3D Printed ‘Band’

09/24/2014, While 3D printing has certainly advanced by leaps and bounds over the years, there are still limitations involved. For instance, you cannot fully print out an electric car, as there are bits and pieces here and there which need to rely on traditional...

RFID Technology Allows Robots To Search For Household Objects

09/23/2014, Robots are pretty useful to have around, but they can prove to be rather tricky to program in order to handle everyday tasks, going to show how complex and wonderfully created our brains are. Mobile robots do prove their worth in homes if they could be...

Nanoscience Could Lead To Better Wine

09/22/2014, It does look as though robots are starting to get better and better at what we humans normally do, ranging from running a restaurant to actually having a far better sense of touch and dexterity compared to previous generation robots. Having said that,...

Japan Looks To Build Space Elevator

09/22/2014, In February earlier this year, we brought you word that there might be a more affordable way to transport people to space and back which does not require a spacecraft, and neither will it burn as much fuel along the way. That was the idea of a space...