Elijah Ellington

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Dexmo exoskeleton glove lets you ‘feel’ virtual objects with your hand

Virutal reality isn’t just about visuals anymore. More and more, developers are moving beyond what we can see with our eyes, and are pushing the …

'Flame Base' shirt heats up to keep your temperature just right

Sweaters, jackets and long johns are all "wearables" that keep us warm, but they aren't all that smart -- if you walk into a room that's too hot or exercise too hard, you need to <i>stop using them</i> to cool down. It's an inconvenience we've grown used to, but we don't have to put up with it much longer: …

DARPA's jetpack will help soldiers run faster, stronger (video)

We've seen several attempts at making jetpacks that fly, but over at Arizona State University, a team is developing one for those who prefer staying closer to the ground. The DARPA-funded project (naturally) is called 4MM or 4 minute mile, and it aims to develop a jetpack that can provide soldiers …

Violent video games for kids have a surprising upside

Eyes gazing straight ahead, backs caved, thumbs ceaselessly mashing buttons: It's a sight to make any parent cringe. Especially when the game involves rapid gunfire, throat-slitting, body-splitting and other gruesome acts.<p>The drawbacks of gaming are well known. Studies have linked video games to …

Smart Mortars Send Live Feed Images To Command Center

Mortars have been a battlefield staple for quite some time already, and it does not seem as though this situation is going to change anytime soon. In …

A Tiny Night Vision Camera That Lets Your Smartphone See In the Dark

If you've tried any of the countless smartphone apps that promise to turn your phone's camera into night vision goggles, you already know they're all …

MakerBot releases new range of 3D printers in the UK

By Nathan George<p>Unveiled at CES this week, the new MakerBot Replicator series includes three new models designed to offer easy and accessible 3D …

Wall Street Economist Predicts Exactly How Stocks Will Move In The First Half Hour After The Jobs Release

Jones doesn't stop at a prediction for how many payrolls were created in November, though. He also predicts exactly how markets will move immediately following the release.<p>"The SG forecast is below consensus and a marginal negative intraday impact for risky assets is expected if the SG forecast …

A Little Vitamin B Is All That Makes This Worm Glow Bright Green

This might look like the result of some wild nuclear accident, but in fact this worm is perfectly healthy. It just happens to glow bright green when …

Botox Could Treat Prostate Cancer By 'Freezing' Tumors

Botox may no longer be used to treat only wrinkles. The cure to prostate cancer may lie in the jab of a needle. Men with localized prostate cancer …

Narrative Clip lapel camera shows up at Expand in its final form, we go hands-on

The last time we saw the Narrative Clip lifecasting camera, it had a see-through casing allowing you to see the circuitry within. Heck, it even had a different name. As it happens, though, the company's co-founder, Oskar Kalmaru, stopped by Engadget Expand this weekend, so we got a chance to see …

AIDS Protein Cracked: HIV Vaccine In Closer Sight

After many years in pursuit, a team of scientists happily achieved their goal: a ‘picture’ detailing the atomic-level structure of the elusive …

Aerial Imaging Plate turns holograms into touchscreens, upstages Star Wars - ExtremeTech

By on October 1, 2013 at 2:13 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>In modern times, the touchscreen …

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Industrial machine for precisely bending metal tubing

Using this machine, Cooney Marine can manipulate metal tubes “in any three planes simultaneously, to produce virtually any type of bend …

Thought-Controlled 'Bionic Leg' Connects To Patient's Original Nerves

A new type of prosthetic technology establishes a connection between a robotic leg and a patient’s original nerves. By sensing unconscious muscle …

Scientists Now Understand How Imagination Works

Science has now pinpointed the neurological chassis of the human imagination, the ineffable quality allowing us to organize thoughts and experiences …

Electronic tattoo tracks the heat running through your veins

Wearable sensors can tell more and more about what happens inside us<p>Thermometers don't seem like they need reinventing. Just stick one beneath your tongue, wait a minute, and everything you need to know is right in front of you. But there's a lot more that temperature can tell us if we're paying …

Why Outsourcing Innovation Will Be Big in Tech and Beyond

<i>Paul Jozefak, co-founder and managing director of innovation laboratory Liquid Labs, argues that outsourcing innovation will become a mainstream business practice and a key driver of growth, specifically in the tech sector. While he clearly has a business interest in companies outsourcing their</i> …

Firefighter Cooling Glove May Be Miracle Treatment For Girl With Rare Skin Disease

Cali Ransom, 4, suffers from a rare skin disease that prevents her from sweating and causes her to itch constantly and overheat easily. Thanks to …

New ultra-thin glass is just two atoms thick, earns Guinness World Record

A new record for the world's thinnest sheet of glass has been set, and it comes in at just two atoms thick. The ultra-thin glass, now recognized by the Guinness Book of World Records, was an accidental discovery by scientists at Cornell University and Germany’s University of Ulm. As they were …

You can create your own missions in Metal Gear Solid 5

<i>Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain</i>, Kojima Productions' upcoming open-world stealth game, will allow players to create their own missions with tablets and smartphones, the Official PlayStation Magazine U.K. reports.<p>Metal Gear creator Hideo Kojima said that the decision to put Snake in an …

Let This Gorgeous Chart From 1944 Teach You About Electromagnetic Radiation

Everything you need to know about electromagnetic waves in one poster<p>Reflection, refraction, diffraction, oh my! Dive into the wonderful world of electromagnetic radiation--i.e., the energy that travels through space in waves, like x-rays, microwaves and good old visible light.<p>Lawrence Livermore …

How Nokia made the modern cell phone

Nokia is planning a comeback at Mobile World Congress by releasing its first Android phones. For a company that made so much mobile history, the stakes are high.<p>Nokia. Knock-ia. Know-kia. Noh-keea.<p>However you pronounce it, few companies (other than Motorola, of course) have been so influential in …

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Google Has Created A Programming Language That Thumbs Its Nose At Oracle

Ellison thinks Android copies a programming language owned by Oracle called Java.<p>Google is working on the ultimate come-back: It has created a programming language called Golang, or Go, that some people say can replace Java altogether.<p>Java was developed 20 years ago at Sun Microsystems and has …

You Built What?!: A Compact Mechanical Crossbow With the Precision of a Laser

Wrist-mounted weaponry brought to you by the letter Y<p>Last October, after hurting his knee playing hockey, Patrick Priebe was holed up in his apartment near Cologne, Germany, with nothing to do. He was sitting at his computer, staring at his keyboard, when the "Y" key caught his eye. Priebe didn't …