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Transfer Power Wirelessly Within 5m Radius

04/17/2014, Wireless charging might be the future, as that would mean there is no longer any more need to grapple with unsightly cables and wires. After all, it would also translate to having one less thing to carry in your suitcase on your travels, but how about...

‘Dalek’ Machine Patches Potholes In 2 Minutes

04/17/2014, This particular machine that you see here will no doubt be referred to as a ’Dalek’ by Dr. Who fans, as this £200,000 amalgamation of steel that make up a machine is capable of blasting potholes in a matter of two minutes, which could very well be...

MIT Looks At Floating Nuclear Plants

04/16/2014, I am quite sure that the 2011 earthquake and tsunami double whammy that struck Japan still remains fresh in the minds of many, especially when the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant was at the heart of the disaster, resulting in contamination that has yet to...

$250 Wheelchair Transformed Into Johnny Five Geo-Positioning Robot

04/16/2014, A bunch of student employees at The University of Alabama in Huntsville’s Systems Management and Production Center (SMAP) have come together and worked using both inspiration with innovation in order to roll out a $250 motorized wheelchair that will...

Airborne Wind Turbines Another Possible Avenue To Harvest Energy

04/15/2014, I am quite sure that wind turbines do have its advantages and all, but it is not every single day that one is able to fix a wind turbine right there and then. A new study that was shared by the University of Delaware showed that high-altitude wind...

FBI Adds Facial Recognition To Its Arsenal

04/15/2014, The FBI certainly has their fair share of methods to track down people whom they deem to be worth tracking, either for security reasons or reasons that are known to them alone. In fact, the FBI has plans to amass up to 52 million photos in its NGI Face...

Pressure Sensors Could Help Ease Amputees’ Pain

04/15/2014, Being an amputee is definitely no fun at all, where they suffer from phantom pains as well as having to go through the discomfort of rubbing the amputated section against artificial limbs, resulting in dangerous sores in some cases. Researchers have come...

U.S. Navy Turns Seawater Into Fuel For Its Vessels

04/13/2014, The U.S. Navy has certainly made plenty of waves in the previous week, with the intention to deploy a railgun in 2016 as well as working on a laser weapon that will see action in the summer. Having said that, to establish your military might across the...

Mathematicians Develop App That Will Supposedly Eliminate Jetlag

04/11/2014, If you have ever traveled to countries where the time difference of that country and your home is huge, you’ve probably experienced a rather nasty side-effect known as jetlag. For those who haven’t experienced jetlag, it basically makes you tired at...

Study Uses StarCraft 2 To Prove The Effects Of Aging

04/11/2014, We all know how old we are and for those of us who are in their 50s or 60s, well it’s safe to say that you’re energy levels, reaction times, and strength might not be what it used to be compared to when you were in your teens, early 20s, or 30s. In...

Disabled Sea Turtle Gets Artificial Fin To Move Around

04/11/2014, Freedom, an endangered green sea turtle, does not really live up to his name, since he lost his left flippers four years back when he got all tangled up in a fishing net. At a rescue center that is located north of Tel Aviv, Freedom managed to cross fins...

Have Body Heat, Will Charge Phone

04/11/2014, I am quite sure that many of us are well acquainted with the fact that heat happens to be one of the main methods used to generate electrical power, but have you actually looked at your body heat being used to indulge in a useful endeavor? Professor Jo...

Spinal Implant Allows Paralyzed Men To Move

04/08/2014, There is nothing quite like advances in modern medical technology that brings about what could be deem as miraculous. Take these four men for example, where they are all paralyzed from the chest down for over two years. Not only that, their situation is...

Video Game Controller Knows How You Feel

04/08/2014, Just when you were wondering about the next evolution of video game controllers, along comes engineers over at Stanford University who have come up with a modified video game controller which is capable of actually reading a player’s emotions, and then...