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New Lithium-Based Battery Design Makes Use of Greenhouse Gas

New lithium-based battery could make use of greenhouse gas before it ever gets into the atmosphere. A new type of…

Foldable Heat Shield Could Help NASA Explore the Solar System

Gearing up for its first flight test, NASA’s Adaptable Deployable Entry Placement Technology, or ADEPT, is no ordinary umbrella. ADEPT…

Artificial Intelligence Helps Track Mysterious Cosmic Radio Bursts

Artificial intelligence is invading many fields, most recently astronomy and the search for intelligent life in the universe, or SETI.…

Newly Developed “Variable Friction” Fingers Enable Better Robot Hands

Picking up a pen off a desk and writing with it might seem easy to you, but it’s no small…

Engineers Develop a New Propulsion System for Nanosatellites

The scientists of the Inter-University Department of Space Research of Samara University presented a prototype of a propulsion system for…

New Technique Allows Engineers To 3D Print Colloidal Crystals

MIT engineers have united the principles of self-assembly and 3-D printing using a new technique, which they highlight today in…

New Dual-Layer Solar Cell Sets Record for Efficiently Generating Power

Materials scientists from the UCLA Samueli School of Engineering have developed a highly efficient thin-film solar cell that generates more…

MIT Media Lab Researchers Develop Wireless Underwater to Air Communications

MIT researchers have taken a step toward solving a longstanding challenge with wireless communication: direct data transmission between underwater and…

New Imaging Technique Captures Detailed Information About Metabolism

Yale researchers have developed a new imaging technique that captures detailed information about metabolism, which plays a role in many…

New Organ on a Chip Lets Researchers Study Effects of Drugs and Disease

The human brain is the most complex and delicate of all the body’s organs, and the one most in need…

“Time-Folded Optics” Create New Possibilities for Imaging

MIT researchers have developed novel photography optics that capture images based on the timing of reflecting light inside the optics,…

Engineers Begin Excavation on Giant Magellan Telescope Site

GMTO Corporation (GMTO) today announced the start of hard rock excavation for the Giant Magellan Telescope's massive concrete pier and…

Engineers Develop Multifunctional Flexible Robots Using MORPH System

Roboticists are envisioning a future in which soft, animal-inspired robots could be safely deployed in difficult-to-access environments, such as in…

Artificial Intelligence Uses “Self-Learning” to Make Cancer Treatment Less Toxic

Machine-learning system determines the fewest, smallest doses that could still shrink brain tumors. MIT researchers are employing novel machine-learning techniques…

New AI System Identifies Personality Traits from Eye Movements

Computers are gradually learning to interpret human behaviour – and can now also do so by analysing the way people…

Engineers Incorporate Optoelectronic Diodes Into Washable Fabrics

The latest development in textiles and fibers is a kind of soft hardware that you can wear: cloth that has…

Hydrogen Peroxide-Sensing Molecule Helps Select Effective Cancer Therapy

MIT chemical engineers have developed a new sensor that lets them see inside cancer cells and determine whether the cells…

New Artificial Intelligence Device Identifies Objects at the Speed of Light

A team of UCLA electrical and computer engineers has created a physical artificial neural network — a device modeled on…