Technology

Collecting clean water from air, inspired by desert life

Engineering
COLUMBUS, Ohio–Humans can get by in the most basic of shelters, can scratch together a meal from the most humble ...

Biodegradable, produces zero toxic waste and recycles into organic waste: ...

Engineering
A new Tel Aviv University study describes a process to make bioplastic polymers that don’t require land or fresh water ...

Data storage using individual molecules

InformaticsMore Science
Researchers from the University of Basel have reported a new method that allows the physical state of just a few ...

An energy-efficient way to stay warm: Sew high-tech heating patches ...

Engineering
  What if, instead of turning up the thermostat, you could warm up with high-tech, flexible patches sewn into your ...

What AI means for nurses and hospital administration

Informatics
Technology has delivered on its promise to create more efficiencies across many industries throughout the world in recent years. From ...

New tool using Facebook data shows worldwide gender gap

Informatics
This tool produces a metric, called the Facebook Gender Divide, based on the aggregate statistics of almost 1,5 billion users ...

Nuclear power shutdowns won’t spike power prices

Engineering
Owners of both Three Mile Island, near Harrisburg, and Beaver Valley Nuclear Power Station, west of Pittsburgh, have cited financial ...

Robots learn by checking in on team members

Engineering
The software and hardware needed to co-ordinate a team of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) that can communicate and work toward ...

An elastic fiber filled with electrodes set to revolutionize smart ...

Engineering
It’s a whole new way of thinking about sensors. The tiny fibers developed at EPFL are made of elastomer and ...

The future of eye diseases with artificial intelligence

Informatics
Over the last several years, the prevalence of diabetes in adults in the UK has risen sharply, from 1.4 million ...