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Scientists create world’s smallest memory device

Faster, smaller, smarter and more energy-efficient chips for everything from consumer electronics to big data to brain-inspired computing could soon be on the way...

Scientists develop new printed solid-state batteries

Lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries are widely used in portable electronic devices, electric vehicles, and grid-scale energy storage systems. Safety of Li-ion batteries, however, has been called...

New radar helps self-driving cars navigate safely in bad weather

A new kind of radar could make it possible for self-driving cars to navigate safely in bad weather. Electrical engineers at the University of California...

This stretchable sensor gives robots and VR a human touch

It’s not a stretch to say that stretchable sensors could change the way soft robots function and feel. In fact, they will be able to...

This wearable sensor could survive washing machine, cars, and hammers

Think about your favorite t-shirt, the one you have worn a hundred times, and all the abuse you've put it through. You have washed it...

Mining rocks in orbit could help deep space exploration

The first mining experiments conducted in space could pave the way for new technologies to help humans explore and establish settlements on distant worlds,...

New innovative system could keep items cool without electricity

MIT researchers have developed a two-layer passive cooling system, made of hydrogel and aerogel, that can keep foods and pharmaceuticals cool for days without...

Scientists 3D print biomedical parts with supersonic speed

Forget glue, screws, heat or other traditional bonding methods. A Cornell University-led collaboration has developed a 3D printing technique that creates cellular metallic materials by...

Scientists develop high-power, portable terahertz laser

The instrument could bring powerful sensing and imaging capabilities out of the lab and into hospitals, airports, or other settings. Researchers at MIT and the...

Scientists 3D print first ever synthetic tongue surface

Scientists have created synthetic soft surfaces with tongue-like textures for the first time using 3D printing. This opens the new possibilities for testing oral processing...