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Jellyfish Exterminator Robot Developed

A team led by KAIST Civil and Environmental Engineering Department’s Professor Hyeon Myeong has just finished testing the cooperative assembly robot for jellyfish population...

New Connection between Stacked Solar Cells Can Handle Energy of 70,000...

North Carolina State University researchers have come up with a new technique for improving the connections between stacked solar cells, which should improve the...

New tech allows tumors to be easily distinguished from normal brain...

In the battle against brain cancer, doctors now have a new weapon: an imaging technology that will make brain surgery dramatically more accurate by...

Cheaper Chinese solar panels are not due to low-cost labor

A study of the photovoltaic industries in the US and China shows that China's dominance in solar panel manufacturing is not driven solely by...

Transparent solar film could go on windows, cell phones

Nearly doubling the efficiency of a breakthrough photovoltaic cell they created last year, UCLA researchers have developed a two-layer, see-through solar film that could...

Supercomputers simulate orbital debris impacts on spacecraft

We know it's out there, debris from 50 years of space exploration — aluminum, steel, nylon, even liquid sodium from Russian satellites — orbiting...

Researchers use video game tech to steer roaches on autopilot

North Carolina State University researchers are using video game technology to remotely control cockroaches on autopilot, with a computer steering the cockroach through a...

Key to online education: Test early and often

The number of online educational offerings has exploded in recent years, but their rapid rise has spawned a critical question: Can such “virtual” classes...

High-tech camera takes precise 3D images from a distance

A standard camera takes flat, 2-D pictures. To get 3-D information, such as the distance to a far-away object, scientists can bounce a laser...

Researchers develop paint-on solar cells

Imagine if the next coat of paint you put on the outside of your home generates electricity from light—electricity that can be used to...

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