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This Might Be The Strongest And Lightest Material on Earth

10 times stronger than steel, with only 5 percent of its density.<p>For years, researchers have known that carbon, when arranged in a certain way, can …

Engineering

MirraViz is a revolutionary way to do split screen gaming

New approach can save up to 95 percent of energy used for pipelines

Scientists have assumed that once a flow of a fluid has become turbulent, turbulence would persist. Researchers at the Institute of Science and …

Engineering

10 Predictions For The Internet Of Things (IoT) In 2018

In a new report, <i>Predictions 2018: IoT Moves From Experimentation To Business Scale</i>, Forrester Research predicts that the IoT will become the backbone of future customer value, the IoT infrastructure will shift to the edge and to specialized IoT platforms, developers will have a significant impact …

Internet of Things

25 Innovative IoT Companies and Products You Need to Know

The internet of things has an huge future but don't underestimate how much it is changing the world right now.<p>10 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The Internet of Things (IoT) continues to evolve and expand in terms of the number of companies, products, and …

Internet of Things

20 mostly practical gifts for the technophile

Lets face it: A lot of holiday gifts just aren’t that useful and end up stored in closet indefinitely.<p>That’s just a waste, so here are some gifts for anyone in your life who loves tech that probably won’t meet the same fate. As such, some of these aren’t necessarily things you’d normally consider …

World View unveils first pictures from its Stratollite high-altitude balloon platform

World View Enterprises’ first near-space pictures demonstrate how the Arizona company’s balloon-based imaging platform can rival satellite views.<p>The …

British Water Companies Are Searching for Leaks With Divining Rods and I'm So Angry I Could Cry

Imagine if someone came to your house to fix your pipes, then stumbled around your yard blindly with a pair of sticks. Now imagine if you called the …

National Libraries

This futuristic complex in Cairo will feature indoor 'mega-trees' and 1,000 luxury apartments

Designed by Vincent Callebaut Architectures, the complex will feature nine cylindrical structures covered in plants, which the designers call "mega-trees."<p>Construction began in 2014 and will be complete by 2019, Callebaut told Business Insider.<p>Check out what the futuristic complex, dubbed The Gate, …

Skyscrapers

Transistor breakthrough brings liquid computers closer to reality

In a step towards creating a new class of electronics that look and feel like soft, natural organisms, mechanical engineers at Carnegie Mellon …

Nanotech

Pocket-sized, affordably-priced ultrasound connects to an iPhone

Ultrasound technology has evolved rapidly over recent decades and top-tier machines, offering impressively high-resolution images, can easily sell …

Medical Technology

How to make concrete stronger and more environmentally friendly with irradiated water bottles

Concrete has shaped the modern world. Other than water, it is the most widely used material on the planet so it's unsurprising that scientists are …

Millions of Dollars Worth of Gold And Silver Is Ending Up in Sewers in Switzerland

One man's waste...?<p>We've all flushed something down the toilet we wish we hadn't, but apparently there's more of a goldmine down there than you might …

MIT's new flow battery breathes air to cut costs of renewable energy storage

Renewable energy might be clean, but it's not always reliable if the Sun ducks behind clouds or the wind slacks off. To counter that variability, the …

Fintech startup Curve partners with accounting software Xero to make filing expenses ‘frictionless’

Curve, the London fintech startup that lets you consolidate all your bank cards into a single card and track your spending, has partnered with accounting software Xero to remove much of the friction involved in filing expenses. The move is part of the newly-launched ‘Curve Connect’ feature that …

Samsung’s truly wireless earbuds are on sale for $50

Samsung’s Gear IconX aren’t the best earbuds in the truly wireless earbuds game — but for today, at least, they might be the best value. Samsung has the original version of the IconX on sale for $49.99 right now. It’s apparently a “closeout sale,” which means that Samsung is trying to get rid of …

Tech Trends

3D-printable synthetic muscle is three times stronger than you

The classic image of a robot is one clad in a rigid metal shell, but that might not be practical in situations where man and machine will need to …

Best Heavy Duty Cases for Galaxy Note 8

Keep your Note 8 well protected with a rugged case!<p>The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is here, and as expected it sports a gorgeous (and ginormous) all-glass …

Caseology Parallax and Skyfall for Samsung Galaxy Note 8 hands-on: Attractive drop protection for less than $20 | ZDNet

Caseology cases for the Samsung Galaxy Note 8<p>The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is officially available next week, but my T-Mobile one arrived early. I …

Scientists Have Created a Super-Thin Fabric That Harvests Energy From Our Movements

They call it "twistron".<p>A twisted fibre made of gel-coated carbon nanotubes could be the very thing we need to steal energy from our surroundings …

Carbon nanotube discovery solves fastest way to turn ocean water into drinking water

Scientists perfect the desalination process to make seawater purification cheaper and more available.<p>Scientists may have cracked the long-standing …

Nanotech

RANKED: The 21 best heist movies of all time

With the high stakes, and the top-shelf actors and directors who seem to gravitate to the genre, when it's done right, it can be a thrilling cinematic experience.<p>As Steven Soderbergh dives back into the genre with the excellent "Logan Lucky" on Friday (in which Channing Tatum, Adam Driver, and …

Steven Soderbergh

Harvesting electrical energy from carbon nanotube yarn twist

You are currently viewing the abstract.<p>View Full Text<p>Log in to view the full text<p>via AAAS login<p>AAAS login provides access to <i>Science</i> for AAAS members, …

Sewer Mining An Unconventional Solution To Water Scarcity

‘Sewer mining’ may sound like a search for mistakenly flushed and washed-away valuables, but it’s actually a sophisticated, sustainable strategy for …

Sustainability

Exploring frameworks and methods you need to know as an Innovator

Recently, well actually, over the past twelve or eighteen months, I was asked to explore and explain different frameworks that the innovator might …

Innovation

Blockchain: Every Company is at Risk of Being Disrupted by a Trusted Version of Itself

We are living in an exponentially expanding trust gap. — Richie Etwaru<p>Blockchain will disrupt every industry. Blockchain is a disruptive technology because of it’s ability to digitize, decentralize, secure and incentivize the validation of transactions. A wide swath of industries are evaluating …

Blockchain

Wia, a cloud platform for IoT device developers, scores €750K seed funding

Wia, an Irish startup that offers a cloud platform to enable developers to turn various sensor-based hardware into fully fledged Internet of Things (IoT) devices, has raised €750,000 in seed funding. The rather modest round is led by Suir Valley Ventures, with participation from Enterprise …

Fiio’s F5 earphones outperform their $65 price tag

Here’s a bargain on Amazon that doesn’t require you to be a Prime member or rush to get it: Fiio’s new F5 earphones. Priced at $64.99, these have just arrived on Amazon’s online store (and only there, for now), though I’ve had a test pair for a few weeks already. The F5s won’t topple my sub-$100 …

A future for light-powered wireless connectivity, thanks to graphene | Ars Technica

Plasmons, propagating on graphene, slow and speed up on demand.<p>In my younger days—about the time that Erik the Red was making a name for himself—I …

Scientists May Have Just Created the Most Absorbent Solar Cell Ever

The Solar Panel of the Future<p>Scientists have developed a solar cell that is capable of converting direct sunlight into electricity with 44.5 percent …

Clean Energy