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Tsunami Survival Capsule Could Help Save Lives

09/14/2014, Tsunamis do show how the forces of nature are not meant to be trifled with. In fact, after three years have passed where the earthquake and tsunami wreaked havoc in Japan, resulting in close to 20,000 deaths in the Land of the Rising Sun, work is being...

Stretchable And Washable Fabric Circuit Boards Being Developed

09/13/2014, It goes without saying that just about every single electronic device that one comes across these days will arrive with a kind of printed circuit board (PCB) in it. In a nutshell, PCBs happen to be an integral segment of modern technology, but there is...

LumiLor Lit Car Looks Way To Cool At Night

09/13/2014, When dusk falls, and you want to paint the town red with the rest of your mates, here is a unique way to do so. Sure, one of the easiest ways to capture the attention of those down the street would be to cruise in the latest 2-door ride. How about taking...

4 Minute Mile Project Supercharges Soldiers When They Run

09/12/2014, Remember the six million dollar man? Well, it looks like the age of the bionic man is about to make its way to the mainstream consciousness very soon, as researchers at Arizona State University had a request from the Pentagon’s research arm, DARPA, to...

Smart Headlights Could Pave The Way For Safer Night Driving

09/12/2014, Driving at night can be pleasant due to the cool temperatures and the lack of glare from the sun, but there is another issue to combat – the possibility of falling asleep at the wheel, not to mention the glare of headlights from the opposite...

Boris The Robot Can Handle Complex Objects

09/11/2014, Whenever we take up a cup with our hand, wrapping a finger around the ear of the cup, we do not give much thought to that. Ask a robot, and it will probably require a whole lot of programming and moveable joints to get the job done. Perhaps there is a...

Makr Shakr Robot Bartender Set To Sail

09/10/2014, I suppose the days of the faithful bartender who knows just what kind of drink you need in order to fix your mood (and subsequently, day) will eventually come to an end, especially when you take into consideration how a robot bartender has already been...

Robot Gets Abused And Continues To Function Just Fine

09/09/2014, A group of researchers from Harvard and Cornell have worked together to come up with an amazing new “soft” robot which would definitely bring back memories of a certain Gumby character, save for the fact that this particular squishy robot does not...

Physicists Explore Possibility Of ‘Telepathy’

09/04/2014, Most of us would think that telepathy is the stuff of science fiction, and are meant more to be part of comic book folklore such as the most powerful telepath in the world, Professor Xavier of the X-Men fame. Well, truth can be stranger than fiction at...

Couch Gets The Motorized Treatment

09/04/2014, Are all couches created equal? Apparently not, although it can be pretty difficult to tell right from the get go with this particular iteration. This particular couch so happens to be an innovation that will introduce an entire new dimension to the term...

Implant Could Stop Seizures During Sleep

09/02/2014, We have seen how useful implants can be to alleviate and manage certain medical conditions in the past, including this one that is capable of controlling high blood pressure without the need for any kind of drugs. Well, here is a word on a new kind of...

Scientist Uses Physics To Visually Map Out His WiFi Signal

09/01/2014, We’re sure many of you experience some frustration when you go to certain areas of your house, only to find that WiFi in that particular area is either very bad or non-existent at all. Some of you guys have probably figured out that the WiFi signal...

Implants That Helps With Self-Healing Factor

08/29/2014, The X-Men is a hugely successful comic book franchise, and one of the beloved characters would be Wolverine. Sporting a nigh indestructible adamantium skeleton and a healing factor that is the envy of many, will we humans ever be able to obtain such a...