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Ford’s New Automated Driving Research Projects In The Pipeline

01/22/2014, Ford has worked out a new automated driving research project with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Stanford University, where it will continue from where the automated Ford Fusion Hybrid research vehicle left off (which was also...

Computer screen reacts with shrugs to convey emotion

04/04/2012, The digital world can be a cold and cruel place – but this does not mean regular humans are going to leave it that way all the time. No sir, efforts have already been made to ensure that even all the 1s and 0s will get some sort of emotion, so to...

New battery electrode could last 40,000 charge cycles

11/25/2011, As our smartphones start doing more for us and become more feature packed, the more battery it would drain, but the thing is it does not matter how big a battery you have because the more you charge it, the less effective it becomes, ultimately resulting...

Stanford is building the “world’s largest” digital camera

11/11/2011, A team at the Stanford University are working on what they are calling the world’s largest digital camera, which was designed to be used to capture images of faint astronomical objects. The camera is being built for the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope...

Xenith, the fastest solar car ever?

08/14/2011, After working for the past two years on its latest all-solar vehicle, the 30-student Solar Car Project team from Stanford is ready to put to the test what they call the fastest solar car ever built. Called the Xenith, it will be taken to the Australian...

Stanford researchers create new transparent and flexible battery

07/26/2011, We’ve seen featured transparent batteries before in the past, way back in 2007 in Japan, and now four years later we have a new transparent battery, this time created by the folks at Stanford University. A team of researchers from the university...

Stanford students spar with the JediBot

07/19/2011, Some students from Stanford have managed to come up with the ultimate Star Wars fanboy’s fantasy: a robot arm capable of sparring with a human partner, wielding a light saber. In this case not real light sabers – since those don’t exist yet...

Bloom Laptop Concept Can Be Taken Apart In Under Two Minutes

11/01/2010, If you’ve tried to upgrade the components on your laptop yourself before, you’ll know that you generally only have easy access to the RAM and probably hard drive. If you want to upgrade the wireless card or some other peripheral, you’ll...

Google working on ultra high-speed broadband

10/22/2010, Google has come to an agreement with Stanford University, where the former will be given a free license to build an ultra-high speed broadband network which will connect to the university’s Residential Subdivision. This is more or less an 850...

Bendable battery could change gadget landscape forever

09/21/2010, Battery life in portable devices is always a concern to any manufacturer, and one of the biggest concerns would be having a thin, lightweight and yet long lasting battery. Well, this latest innovation known as a paper-thin lithium-ion rechargeable battery...

Algae could be harvested for electricity

04/15/2010, Boffins at Stanford University are currently attempting to generate electrical current by tapping into the electron activity of individual algae cells. This has been proven somewhat successful with a specially designed gold electrode which has been pushed...

New Lithium-sulfur Batteries From The Folks At Stanford

03/14/2010, All the coolest gadgets in the market probably have a common problem – battery life. With plenty of external batteries being created to sustain your iPhone when used in an extended trip, it’s obvious that battery technology is lagging behind....