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Scientists invent new technique to produce flexible electronics

Ultrathin, flexible computer circuits have been an engineering goal for years, but technical hurdles have prevented the degree of miniaturization necessary to achieve high...

Drone footage reveals social secrets of killer whales

Killer whales have complex social structures including close "friendships", according to a new study that used drones to film the animals. The findings show that...

Bird-like morphing wings could stabilize drones in flight

Researchers found that wings that can morph in continuous 3D shapes could help keep drones stable in gusts of wind and perhaps help them...

Your digital photos could be stored as DNA one day

On Earth right now, there are about 10 trillion gigabytes of digital data, and every day, humans produce emails, photos, tweets, and other digital...

What is ‘Other’ in my iPhone storage, why is it taking up so much...

If you’re an iPhone user, check your storage now by selecting Settings, then General and then iPhone Storage. You’ll probably see a lot of recognisable...

Scientists find way to create real-life images that move in the air

Brigham Young University's holography research group has figured out how to create "lightsabers" -- green for Yoda and red for Darth Vader -- with...

This hiking gear fabric could keep wearable devices cool

A type of fabric typically used for hiking gear could potentially lead to wearable electronics that successfully cool both the device and the wearer’s...

Smartwatches are a bigger distraction to drivers than mobile phones

An estimated 73.4 million people will be using wearable technologies in the United States by 2022. Wearables are smart electronics that can be worn on...

Researchers create world’s most power-efficient high-speed ADC microchip

To meet soaring demand for lightning-quick mobile technology, each year tech giants create faster, more powerful devices with longer-lasting battery power than previous models. A...

Researchers harvest Wi-Fi signals to power small electronics

With the rise of the digital age, the amount of Wi-Fi sources to transmit information wirelessly between devices has grown exponentially. This results in the...