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Science trumps the Force to create a real-life lightsaber

Researchers from MIT and Harvard create a new form of matter and teach us all a lesson about the power of quantum friendship.<p>In journalism, there's something called a lede, which is just another word for the main or most important part of your story. Normally you want to lay it out for the reader …

Quantum Mechanics

Ericsson’s new small cell, the Radio Dot, brings the mobile network indoors

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Credit: Ericsson<p>The future cellular network is looking very geometric. Alcatel-Lucent(s alu) has its Cube radio and on …

GoSun: Portable solar oven cooks food in as little as 10 minutes

The central cooking tube is made from borosilicate glass, which is resistant to thermal shock, and has a vacuum beneath the surface to insulate the …

Review: i-H2GO hydrogen-powered remote-control car

Like the H2GO, the new car comes with an included Refueling Station. The user pours purified water into that device, and it proceeds to electrolyze …

Phonebloks concept imagines a modular smartphone

Dutch designer Hakkens has proposed the Phonebloks concept, which is designed to run counter to the current business model from smartphone …

TrueSmart smartwatch aims for the best of both worlds

TrueSmart promises the same sort of functionality that the latest smartphones typically offer, from staple features such as voice call and social …

Your next phone could have a solar panel for a screen

The news a few weeks back that TCL communication, the world’s seventh largest phone manufacturer, paid €2.1 million ($2.78 million) to test a new technology (link in French) in their devices from an unknown startup, SunPartner, didn’t turn many heads. But if integrating SunPartner’s technology …

Clean Energy

Never lose your keys again with HTC Fetch

How many times did you wish you could just call your keys or wallet the way you would when you misplaced your phone? Well, you can do just that with HTC Fetch, a little Bluetooth-enabled tag that just went up for preorder on the site of UK-based retailer Clove.<p>So, how does the aptly named Fetch …

Remote Controls

Plastic skin lights up on contact, may lead to touchscreens everywhere (video)

Flexible circuitry is frequently a one-way affair -- we've seen bendy displays and touch layers, but rarely both in one surface. UC Berkeley is at last merging those two technologies through a plastic skin whose display reacts to touch. By curing a polymer on top of a silicon wafer, the school's …

A 360TB disc that holds data for more than 1 million years?

A major breakthrough in storage technology could dramatically change our perception of data preservation.<p>In the future, we might be able to save our history to a glass storage medium that could potentially outlive humankind. The new type of memory also touts mind-blowing specifications, such as …

Nanotech

Elon Musk Will Reveal His High-Speed Hyperloop Transport Design By August 12

Startup renaissance man Elon Musk has spent the past year or so not-so-subtly dropping hints about yet another ambitious transport project of his, and it seems he’s getting ready to describe it in more detail. Amid plenty of speculation, Musk revealed in a tweet earlier today that he plans to …

Elon Musk's Dream Is Coming True: Vacuum Tube Company Is Building A 3-Mile Hyperloop-Like Transport System

Hyperloop transportation — referred to by Musk as a "cross between a Concorde, a railgun, and an air hockey table" — is a super fast tubular transport system with the ability to theoretically send someone from New York to L.A. in 30 minutes.<p>Utilizing vacuum-sealed tubes, six-person capsules could …

Elon Musk

Russia aims to open floating nuclear power plant in 2016

The long journey to supply power to remote locations could culminate in these floating vessels.<p>Russia is a big place with lots of remote outposts. Getting power to those far-flung places can be a challenge. That's why Russia has hatched a plan to create floating nuclear power plants, essentially …

Hydroelectric Power

Karma Wants To Make Peer-to-Peer Wi-Fi a Thing

There'll be a day, if one recent Wi-Fi startup has its way, when you switch on your tablet or laptop and the wireless Internet access you need is …

Future cops: How technology is set to change policing

<b>The sci-fi vision of police officers rushing to the scene of a crime before any crime has even been committed may be rather far-fetched but technology is increasingly playing a role in the modern police force.</b><p>According to a new report, The Future of the Force: Police, Technology and Serving the …

Google Glass

This Glove Could Help Deaf-Blind People Communicate With Anyone, Anywhere

And the research behind it could change how we all interact with computers and with each other.<p>Michael Scaturro<p>On the hottest day of the summer so far in Berlin, Tom Bieling, a 32-year-old doctoral candidate, walked quickly down a corridor on the second floor of a science building mere blocks away …

StickNFind Releases An SDK For Its Clever Bluetooth Tracking Sticker

Think of the possibilities, developers. Find lost keys or the TV remote or a child. Make an electronic Marco Polo game! Embed the StickNFind Bluetooth sticker in a museum exhibit as a sort of supercharged RFID educational system. The world could be yours.<p>With StickNFind’s new SDK, the company …

Apple’s iPad Officially Replaces Pilot Flight Bags in All American Airlines Cockpits

American Airlines has officially become the latest airline to ditch extremely heavy pilot flight bags in favor of Apple’s iPad for all future …

Hurry up and put a projector in my phone, Intel

Advertisement<p>12 Comments<p>For several years now, Intel (s intc) has used its annual Research@Intel event to showcase an interactive projected display. …