Inventions

German engineers develop novel process for 3D printing glass

A team of engineers has developed a process by which it is now possible to 3D print complex forms of glass. The scientists at the Germany-based …

3D Printing

xinyue yang's sensor-enabled lamp lights like fire

xinyue yang's sensor-enabled lamp lights like fire<p><b>with her passion for electronics, coding and physical computing, xinyue yang creates ‘breeze’ — a</b> …

Product Design

Frost & Sullivan names High-Tech Bridge the most innovative Application Security Testing vendor

GENEVA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--<p>Frost & Sullivan’s Market Research “How Machine Learning will Strengthen the Web Application Security Testing Market” …

Innovation

These New Earplugs Are Like a Volume Button for the World Around You

A new line of high-tech earplugs called Knops promises to grant wearers the gift of selective hearing. According to The Verge, the plugs can be …

Cool Stuff

This Box Creates Drinking Water from Nothing But Air and Sunlight

A team of researchers have created a device that can literally make water out of thin air.<p>The device is solar-powered, and can be used to produce …

Water

College students build chainsaw-powered tricycle

College students can come up with some ingenious inventions, and this is definitely one of our favorites.<p>Simply put, the guys at ThisDustIn took an …

Sports

Ultrasonic clothes dryers set to shake up the laundry

Last year, scientists at the US Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) revealed they were working on ultrasonic clothes drying …

Consumer Reports

The Energy Department is reportedly denying funds for already-approved grants

The grant-making ARPA-E program was targeted for elimination in Trump budget.<p>After proposing to eliminate the Advanced Research Projects …

Government

New Process Will Allow You to 3D Print Glass on Demand

The surge in affordable 3D printing in recent years has allowed hobbyists to craft everything from customized toys to hair to prosthetic duck feet, …

3D Printing

This new device can convert heat wasted from computers into alternative source of energy

Scientists have developed a new device that can convert heat emitted by computers into an alternative energy source, an advance that could allow …

Alternative Energy

3 companies that actually built real-life hoverboards

Movie fans and tech geeks alike have long shared a common dream: a chance to ride on Marty McFly's hoverboard, just like in <i>Back to the Future Part II</i>.<p>When the date portrayed in the movie, October 21, 2015, came and passed, though, the gadgets we most commonly thought of as hoverboards had two …

Back to the Future

You Can Now 3D Print Glass

Hamburg’s new concert hall opened late last year to acclaim from architectural critics around the world. The soaring structure has a façade of some …

3D Printing

Printing Glass

A new technique lets 3D printers create objects made of glass, which has optical and material advantages over traditional polymer.<p><i>This video was</i> …

3D Printing

How glass solves green tech’s biggest problems

Since the rise of the environmental movement in the 1970s, scientists have been on a quest for better and more efficient fuel sources, and a shift in …

Biomass

Telepathic typewriter: Scientists create mind-reading device for people who can't communicate

System can recognise numbers with 90% accuracy and could arrive in smartphone form within 5 years.<p>Scientists in Japan have developed a device that …

Brainwaves

WATCH: Turn car pollution into usable, high-quality ink

The question of what to do with all the pollution that we pump into the atmosphere is yet to be answered. However, there have been suggestions made …

Philippines

Scientists Just Created Two Brand-New Magnetic Materials

Engineering our own reality.<p>Magnetic materials could now be developed faster than ever before, thanks to computer modelling techniques used to build …

Chemistry

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Biotechnology

MIT Creates Tool That May End Thirst, Even in the Desert

Promising solar device harvests clean water in a brand new way.<p>As summer begins to heat up across most of the United States, one issue that doesn't seem to go away is drought--especially in dry or desert climates. Deserts make up a third of earth's surface (and oceans are 71%). Neither of these …

Water

These High School Girls Invented A Solar-Powered Shelter For The Homeless

Now they need help to present it at MIT.<p>When 12 junior and senior girls from San Fernando High School in California received a grant to develop an invention to solve a real-world problem, they decided to create a solar-powered shelter to help the homeless.<p>Now for over a year, the girls have been …

Education

How to Make a Specialty Air Cannon Barrel With Built-In Produce Slicing Blades

Ben Cusick (a.k.a. “NightHawkInLight“) demonstrates how to build a specialty barrel for his custom high power air cannon that features built-in …

Most People: 'You Can't Drink Water Out of Thin Air'. Scientists: 'Hold My Beaker and Watch This'

Scientists have created a new device that could be the world's toughest soldier in the fight for clean water.<p>You probably enjoyed a nice shower this morning (you <i>are</i> taking cold ones, right?!). Maybe you're tipping back a bottled water without much of a care except your smartphone calendar pings. …

MIT

The Üo Wants to Be Your Next Generation Scooter

Like a Segway but it feels like you're floating.<p>When it comes to personal transportation, the bike reigns supreme. Things like "hoverboards" and Segways have tried to dethrone the two-wheeled wonder, and so far haven't even come close. But German electrical engineer Olaf Winkler wants to where …

Robotics

Researches have developed new ‘smart eyeglasses’ with liquid-based lenses

Scientists have developed ‘smart glasses’ with liquid-based lenses that flex to refocus on whatever the wearer is viewing. The glasses, developed by …

University of Utah

This solar-powered device harvests water from dry air

A small, solar-powered device that pulls fresh water from the air? Scientists at MIT and UC Berkeley have created a prototype that does just that -- …

Water

New Camera Technology Uses Laser, ‘Bullet Time’ To Capture Fingerprint Details From 1 Meter Away

Professional photographers carrying bulky lenses to capture shots from a distance are a common sight, and even the amateur photographers among us …

Photography

This machine creates water from air using the power of the sun

As some of the world’s poorest countries experience drought-induced famine, scientists are developing machines that could change these nations for …

East Africa

Solar-powered device turns air into drinkable water

Scientists literally pulled this out of thin air.<p>Engineers at MIT and the University of California Berkeley have designed a system, powered by …

Alternative Energy

Scientists develop system that can convert air into water

People living in arid, drought-ridden areas may soon be able to get water straight from a source that’s all around them – the air, American researchers said Thursday.<p>Scientists have developed a box that can convert low-humidity air into water, producing several litres every 12 hours, they wrote in …

MIT

HUDWAY Glass Heads-Up Navigation Display | Popular Mechanics

Push your car into the future with HUDWAY Glass, the brilliant solution that allows using any head-up display (HUD) app on any mobile device in your car to see the road ahead completely clearly. The very first of its kind, HUDWAY Glass produces a 20% larger image from your phone letting you see …