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Water-Based Computer Developed

06/09/2015, While it is conventional wisdom that computers run on electricity, thinking out of the box at times does have its fair share of benefits, too. For starters, Stanford scientist Manu Prakash has successfully developed a computer that runs on, of all things,...

Researchers Use WiFi Signals To Power A Surveillance Camera

06/05/2015, When it comes to wireless charging, the current technology is such that we have to leave our devices on wireless charging pads, so while it technically is wireless, we aren’t as “free” as we would like. Now there has been some work towards creating...

Smart Glove To Assist Blind Folks When They Shop For Groceries

06/03/2015, We have plenty of smart devices in this day and age, and the smart glove is definitely one of them. In fact, it was earlier this year that we read about how Samsung filed a patent for a smart glove, and it remains to be seen as to when exactly a piece of...

Robot Learns From Its Mistakes

05/26/2015, Some of us happen to live in an environment where mistakes are not tolerated at all, and this is where most folks fail to grow or learn from the process. Mistakes are there for a reason – and a very good one, to boot. After all, it helps us figure...

Air Ambulances Can Now Detect Internal Bleeding Automatically

05/20/2015, It looks like air ambulances will soon come armed with yet another interesting piece of technology – one system that can assist in the detection of serious cases of internal hemorrhaging. This is crucial and an important breakthrough, since such...

Bionic Foot Powered By The Brain

05/20/2015, When we see the kind of future technology shown in the world of Star Trek and Star Wars, it is jaw dropping to say the least, as we are well far away from such levels of achievement in the medical field at this point in time. Well, baby steps will need to...

ISS Could Receive Laser Cannon In The Future

05/18/2015, The International Space Station (ISS) might sound like a fun place to be in and work at, but do bear in mind that plenty of things can go wrong, and it is not as though you can rush to the nearest hospital to get medical help if you are injured. In fact,...

New Invisibility Cloak Developed

05/18/2015, Ah, to come up with an invisibility cloak – this is definitely something that is worth looking into, especially when one is involved knee deep in covert operations and the ilk. Such a cloak was specially developed at the Karlsruhe Institute of...

Holographic Microbattery Is Uber Thin

05/15/2015, We are so used to different kinds of batteries, ranging from AA to AAAs as well as the cell type batteries that watches and calculators used, not to mention our smartphone batteries that tend to be flat and rectangle in nature. Having said that, most of...

Robot Inspired By Octopus Could End Up Performing Surgery

05/14/2015, Nature has long proven itself to be an extremely fertile ground when it comes to inspiring many inventions in the realm of science. For instance, this particular robot that was inspired by an octopus, where it boasts of delicate hand and arm movements...

ImageIdentify.com Does As It Is Named

05/14/2015, Now this is certainly an example of where artificial intelligence would not result in the extinction of mankind due to a robot apocalypse – with computing company Wolfram Research rolling out what they deem to be a “milestone” website. This...

Fancy Transforming Your Windows Into LCD Displays?

05/01/2015, A window is just that – a window, right? Well, it seems that there is more than meets the eye where modern day windows are concerned. In fact, here is a new method or technology that would not let you look at a window in the same manner, ever again....

Robots Could Figure Out Human Emotions Via Facial Expressions

04/30/2015, Should there come a day when robots start to interact with humans on a daily basis, it would be of utmost importance to figure out our emotions, that is for sure. Recognizing one’s facial expression is definitely important in the course of doing so, and...

HIV-Positive Blood Infused With Ink Used To Print Magazine Cover

04/30/2015, Now here is an interesting method of printing a magazine cover. Most of the time, we would think that normal ink would suffice, while there are other companies and organizations out there that would like to go green, and by doing so, they end up with more...