By Justin Scuiletti
Scientists at the Vienna University of Technology found a way to turn quartz glass into metal -- if only for a split second.
By Charles Pulliam-Moore
Finnish-based mobile technology giant Nokia and researchers at Queen Mary University of London are dreaming up a way to turn ambient noise into a power source for the cellphones of tomorrow. In a press release published Friday, the University…
Borrowing a page out of nature’s handbook, a team of researchers at Harvard University have developed a fleet of miniscule robots that can arrange themselves into complex configurations without the use of a core artificial intelligence. Equal parts automaton and…
Using the same kind of silicon used to make traditional computer chips, the “neurosynaptic processor” is designed to distribute various computing functions associated with memory storage and communicating across more than 4,000 individual cores. When linked together, the chips…
By Travis Daub
After analyzing thousands of webcam snapshots of landscapes in various weather conditions, computer scientists at Brown University have developed a system that can automatically change the appearance of weather in nearly any outdoor photo.
By News Desk
Collect those discarded cigarette butts. South Korean researchers have found a way to convert the used filters into a material that can be used to store energy.
By Colleen Shalby
An experiment called “The Visual Microphone” aims to “recover sounds from highspeed footage of a variety of objects with different properties."…
By Rebecca Jacobson, Inside Energy
The 20th century visionary competed with Thomas Edison and had a long list of inventions to his name: the Tesla coil, alternating current electricity, an electric motor, radio, X-rays and envisioning of the first smartphone technology in 1901.
By Lindsey Foat, The Hale Center for Journalism at KCPT
High school seniors Tyler Richards and Jonathan Thompson have spent a lot of time thinking about ketchup. As students in the Project Lead the Way program at North Liberty High School in Liberty, Missouri, Richards and Thompson have researched and…
By Jenny Marder
A multi-functional unicorn shoots fire from its horn while sneezing glitter. A six-person ensemble plays instruments made of saw blades, propane tanks, automotive parts, and simple household objects. Cars shaped like cupcakes made of reused electric-car parts and…
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