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Robot Inspired By A Bat

01/23/2015, The world of robots is an interesting one, and you can be sure that in due time, there will be more and more models of robots that make their way into our world. In fact, this particular one would make for a decent pet if Dracula were to be a character...

Small Robots Could Steal DNA Samples From Targets

01/22/2015, Now this particular report can be chilling – it does sound as though it hails from the bowels of some science fiction novel, but Harvard professors have issued a warning that ‘privacy is dead’, making predictions that robots as small as...

Braille Printer Built From Lego

01/20/2015, The human mind is a truly wonderful and imaginative one, and here we are with another instance. Braille embossers, or rather, machines which will be able to print out written words into tactile text, happen to be an extremely useful device for the...

Metals Bombarded With Lasers Are Super Hydrophobic

01/20/2015, While there are some smartphone manufacturers who see the value of introducing waterproof capability to their handsets, this is one trend that has not caught the industry by storm – yet. Researchers claim that they have managed to create new...

Tongue Mapping Could Help Deaf “Hear”

01/19/2015, The blind are able to “read” thanks to an innovative system which was developed by Louis Braille all those years ago, and his system has remained largely in place even until now so that the visually impaired will be able to escape and lose themselves...

TriLite Technologies Look To Deliver Glasses-Free 3D Displays

01/19/2015, If there is one particular aspect about life these days that you would be unable to avoid (other than death and taxes, of course), it would be advertisements. They are just about everywhere – on that freemium game on your smartphone, on the TV, in...

Deep Fried Graphene Could Lead To Longer-Lasting Batteries

01/19/2015, Battery life on smartphones are starting to get better. Manufacturers are starting to squeeze in larger batteries and they’re also coming up with features and solutions that will try to extend a phone’s battery life as much as possible by cutting out...

Playing Rock Band With Others Could Increase Empathy Levels

01/18/2015, It seems that the world does not have that much empathy to go around these days, and the question that begs to be asked is this – is there a solution to this dilemma? It seems that the journal Current Biology has published a story on how to solve...

Smallest Laser In The World Created

01/18/2015, There is always value in declaring something using a superlative term – and researchers have managed to come up with what they deem to be the smallest laser of the world. Just how small is it? Well, it so happens to be as small as the size of a rice...

Robot To Work At Fukushima Disaster Scene

01/18/2015, Robots are wonderful workers for a few reasons – they do not get tired, they do not complain and neither will they congregate around a water cooler to gossip about their superior and his or her flaws. Not only that, robots do not have a union, and...

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...