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Shoe Harvests Energy While You Walk

01/16/2015, The Germans have done it again in their quest to be more efficient than ever before, as German researchers have managed to come up with shoe-sized devices which are capable of generating power from the everyday act of walking. This particular technology...

Virtual Traffic Lights On Your Windshield

01/15/2015, The car windshield is something that just about all of us take for granted – and technology in this particular part of the car has moved at a snail’s pace – or never at all, especially when you take into consideration that the windshield is...

South Korean Team Achieves Record Breaking Solar Cell Efficiency

01/13/2015, A research team from South Korea has managed to achieve a new level of efficiency where solar cells are concerned, and this is done thanks to a brand new formula that mixes perovskite structures. Perovskite happens to be an inexpensive, abundant...

Snake Monster Robot Could Audition For Facehugger Role

01/13/2015, Researchers over at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) have successfully come up with a new robot that will feature half a dozen legs, and it looks pretty much like an arachnid (although spiders have eight legs) in the manner that it walks – and will...

Cuttlefish Inspires Robot To Move In A Similar Manner

01/13/2015, There is nothing quite like gaining inspiration from nature – and the same applies to this particular robot, in which you will be able to realize from the video above that its movement have been inspired by none other than the humble cuttlefish....

Study Shows That iPhone Users Suffer From Withdrawal Symptoms

01/12/2015, So you are a proud owner of an iPhone – and regardless of the model, you still love it to bits. Just how many times do you look at your iPhone throughout the day, right from the moment you wake up to the time when you fall asleep? What would happen...

Robot Gets Artistic By The Beach

01/08/2015, Robots do come in all shapes and sizes, performing tasks impeccably (including playing and winning at Texas hold ‘em poker), but this particular one would actually be able to draw doodles on a beach – and I am not referring to tiny drawings,...

RoboSimian To Aid In Disaster Situations

12/30/2014, I am quite sure that anyone with a T-1000 (of Terminator 2 fame) as a bodyguard would feel really, really safe – after all, there just isn’t any other robot out there that is as bad-ass as one of these – unless you happen to be a T-800 with...

Underwater Rescue Robot Inspired By Diving Turtles

12/26/2014, Nature has more often than not proven itself to be the inspiration for inventions that we have seen over the years – such as the aeroplane, or even the helicopter. Having said that, researchers do hope to work on releasing many autonomous tiny...

‘Gecko Gloves’ Help You Be Spiderman

12/23/2014, Have you ever wished that you had the agility as well as the extraordinary abilities of a superhero, such as Spiderman? Peter Parker’s masked alter ego is blessed with the unique “spider sense” that warns him of incoming danger, allowing his...

New Ebola Suit By Johns Hopkins University

12/22/2014, The battle against ebola is a long one, and there have been casualties on the side of the light. Doctors, nurses, soldiers, and other first responders who are doing their utmost back to stem the tide of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa happen to wear...

Problem Solver A Cool Marketing Gimmick

12/22/2014, Are there moments in your life when you are looking for that “Eureka!” event to strike? You know, when you have been pounding your head for a solution to a particular issue, whether it is at work or a domestic issue, but have always ended up hitting...

Snake-Like Robot Could Come In Handy During A Disaster

12/22/2014, Now here is a robot that might just freak you out – it does not look like any kind of humanoid killer bots such as in the Terminator movies, and neither does it resemble the sentinels in the recent X-Men: Days of Future Past movie earlier this year....

Wrench “Emailed” To International Space Station

12/19/2014, When you are an astronaut living on the International Space Station (ISS), it would be best if you were prepared beforehand to bring everything that you need – and might need down the road throughout the entire duration of the mission, since it...