Scientists Develop World’s First Spherical Artificial Eye with 3D Retina

An international team led by scientists at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) has recently developed the world’s first 3D artificial...

Engineers put tens of thousands of artificial brain synapses on a...

MIT engineers have designed a “brain-on-a-chip,” smaller than a piece of confetti, that is made from tens of thousands of artificial brain synapses known...

Butterfly-Inspired Nanotech Makes Natural-Looking Pictures on Digital Screens

Taking inspiration from nature’s nanotech that creates the stunning color of butterfly wings, a University of Central Florida researcher is creating technology to make...

Transparent graphene electrodes might lead to new generation of solar cells

A new way of making large sheets of high-quality, atomically thin graphene could lead to ultra-lightweight, flexible solar cells, and to new classes of...

Single molecules captured on video at an unprecedented 1,600 frames per...

A team including researchers from the Department of Chemistry at the University of Tokyo has successfully captured video of single molecules in motion at...

A new technique could aid in tracking the ocean’s health and...

On land, it’s fairly obvious where one ecological region ends and another begins, for instance at the boundary between a desert and savanna. In...

NASA Supercomputers Power COVID-19 Research

NASA is flexing its supercomputing muscle to help crack some of the most pressing questions surrounding COVID-19, from basic science on how the virus...

Researchers using AI to accelerate progress in transforming waste carbon

Researchers at U of T Engineering and Carnegie Mellon University are using artificial intelligence (AI) to accelerate progress in transforming waste carbon into a...

Research on connected and automated vehicles yields promising results

Imagine merging into busy traffic without ever looking over your shoulder nor accelerating or braking too hard, irritating the driver in the next lane...

“One-Way” Electronic Devices Enter the Mainstream

New York, NY—May 21, 2020—Waves, whether they are light waves, sound waves, or any other kind, travel in the same manner in forward and...

Solar energy farms could offer second life for electric vehicle batteries

As electric vehicles rapidly grow in popularity worldwide, there will soon be a wave of used batteries whose performance is no longer sufficient for...

A rapid screening system to test fracture resistance in billions of...

For engineers developing new materials or protective coatings, there are billions of different possibilities to sort through. Lab tests or even detailed computer simulations...

Combined muscles and sensors made from soft materials allow for flexible...

Robots can be made from soft materials, but the flexibility of such robots is limited by the inclusion of rigid sensors necessary for their...

Research team introduces high-performing ‘green’ electronic sensor

Writing in the journal NanoResearch, a team at the University of Massachusetts Amherst reports this week that they have developed bioelectronic ammonia gas sensors...

A new method allows anyone to print interactive 3D objects

Slowly but surely, pretty much everything is being printed on 3-D printers. Eyeglasses, buildings, hearing aids – even new hip bones – can now...

ESA’s Aeolus mission has already been hailed a success

Today, this extraordinary satellite mission has reached new heights: its data will now be distributed publicly to forecasting services and scientific users in less...

Clothes may be able to monitor your vital signs, analyze the...

In an opinion piece published in the journal Matter, members of the Fibers@MIT research group recently laid out a detailed vision for how the...

Second skin protects against chemical weapons

Recent events such as the COVID-19 pandemic and the use of chemical weapons in the Syria conflict have provided a stark reminder of the...

Researchers have developed new hardware for artificial intelligence

To just solve a puzzle or play a game, artificial intelligence can require software running on thousands of computers. That could be the energy...

The next generation of low-cost, efficient, lightweight and flexible solar cells

Perovskites with their crystal structures and promising electro-optical propertiescould be the active ingredient that makes the next generation of low-cost, efficient, lightweight and flexible...

A kind of creativity test to see how far AI can...

Most firetrucks come in red, but it’s not hard to picture one in blue. Computers aren’t nearly as creative. Their understanding of the world is...

3D-printable medical mask inspired by the nasal structures of animals

A multi-institution team, including a Cornell researcher, has received a National Science Foundation grant to design an open-source, 3D-printable medical mask inspired by the...

Researchers have created an efficient low-cost device that splits water to...

Rice University researchers have created an efficient, low-cost device that splits water to produce hydrogen fuel. The platform developed by the Brown School of Engineering...

NASA made a next-gen zoom capability cameras for mars rovers

When it launches this summer, NASA's Perseverance rover will have the most advanced pair of "eyes" ever sent to the Red Planet's surface: Its...

A new high-pressure ventilator developed by NASA engineers

A new high-pressure ventilator developed by NASA engineers and tailored to treat coronavirus (COVID-19) patients today was approved by the Food and Drug Administration...

A pruning algorithm to make artificial intelligence applications run faster

As more artificial intelligence applications move to smartphones, deep learning models are getting smaller to allow apps to run faster and save battery power....

Researchers used machine learning to find entirely new algorithms for encoding...

Driven by an innate curiosity, children pick up new skills as they explore the world and learn from their experience. Computers, by contrast, often...

New army tech potentially helps Soldiers to use low-cost printers to...

The Army has a new type of multi-polymer filament for commonly-used desktop 3-D printers. This advance may save money and facilitate fast printing of...

NASA Earth Data Powers Energy-Saving Decisions

NASA's long-term, global view of Earth from space includes data on sunlight, wind, temperature and precipitation, all key elements in understanding how our planet...

Reducing the carbon footprint of artificial intelligence

Artificial intelligence has become a focus of certain ethical concerns, but it also has some major sustainability issues. Last June, researchers at the University of...

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