Koreans say they’ll help develop Hyperloop technology

Koreans say they’ll help develop Hyperloop technology

Imagine one could make a train trip from Seoul to Busan in about 16 minutes. This may sound implausible, but a team of researchers at UNIST are developing core technologies to produce a new form of futuristic transportation to bring that dream to life: the supersonic...
NSF, other federal science websites down

NSF, other federal science websites down

From the National Science Foundation website: A power failure in the NSF Data Center Thursday evening caused all servers to shut down. This means that NSF IT Systems are unavailable to NSF staff and our research community of applicants and awardees. Here is what you...
Artificial muscle for soft robotics: low voltage, high hopes

Artificial muscle for soft robotics: low voltage, high hopes

Soft robots do a lot of things well but they’re not exactly known for their speed. The artificial muscles that move soft robots, called actuators, tend to rely on hydraulics or pneumatics, which are slow to respond and difficult to store. Dielectric elastomers, soft...

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