Technology

Distributed wind power keeps spinning, growing

Engineering
RICHLAND, Wash. – Both businesses and homeowners are increasingly using distributed wind power thanks to innovative business ...

Too much information can be a good thing

Informatics
In the world of health care, the phrase “too much information” — or TMI — can be ...

First battery-free cellphone makes calls by harvesting ambient power

Engineering
University of Washington researchers have invented a cellphone that requires no batteries — a major leap forward ...

Ensuring carpoolers are compatible is key to ridesharing success

Informatics
Ensuring that would-be carpoolers are riding with people they actually like could potentially decrease car use by ...

ANU invention may help to protect astronauts from radiation in ...

Engineering
Scientists at The Australian National University (ANU) have designed a new nano material that can reflect or ...

‘Charliecloud’ simplifies Big Data supercomputing

Informatics
LOS ALAMOS, N.M., June 7, 2017 — At Los Alamos National Laboratory, home to more than 100 ...

Wearable patch found to effectively detect sleep apnea

Engineering
Results of a definitive clinical trial show that a new, disposable diagnostic patch effectively detects obstructive sleep ...

Virtual top hats allow swarming robots to fly in tight ...

Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology researchers have created a team of free-flying robots that obeys the two rules ...

3-D-printed ‘bionic skin’ could give robots the sense of touch

Engineering
Engineering researchers at the University of Minnesota have developed a revolutionary process for 3D printing stretchable electronic ...

Experiments show that a few self-driving cars can dramatically improve ...

EngineeringMore Science
The presence of just a few autonomous vehicles can eliminate the stop-and-go driving of the human drivers ...