Studying swarm behaviors could help drones fly safely

Studying swarm behaviors could help drones fly safely

Anyone who’s seen a flock of starlings twist and turn across the sky may have wondered: How do they maneuver in such close formation without...
Scientists make first 'on demand' quantum link between two quantum chips

Scientists make first ‘on demand’ quantum link between two quantum chips

Researchers at QuTech in Delft have succeeded in generating quantum entanglement between two quantum chips faster than the entanglement is lost. Entanglement - once referred...
Drone delivery could make your drugs cheaper

Drone delivery could make your drugs cheaper

Researchers have developed mathematical models aimed at understanding the costs and logistics of developing drone operation centers and determining the appropriate type and number...
TNT could be headed for retirement after 116 years on the job

TNT could be headed for retirement after 116 years on the job

Scientists have developed a novel “melt-cast” explosive material that could be a suitable replacement for Trinitrotoluene, more commonly known as TNT. Scientists at Los Alamos...
Scientists create new 2D artificial materials

Scientists create new 2D artificial materials

Scientists have verified a 53-year-old theory on ferroelectric metals that could spawn a new class of multifunctional devices, a new study reports. In 1965, Philip...
China develops first water-surface cleaning USV

China develops first water-surface cleaning USV

China develops the first water-surface cleaning Unmanned Surface Vehicle, or USV, according to a recent study by Institute of Intelligent Machines (IIM) of Hefei...
How to build a robot that mimics the moves of animals

How to build a robot that mimics the moves of animals

From slithering and walking to flying or swimming, animals are able to move and interact with their environment with relative ease. However, building a robot...

Don’t fly drones in Los Alamos National Laboratory restricted airspace

The Laboratory has deployed a system to counter all unauthorized unmanned aircraft systems over its restricted airspace and an additional FAA designated “No Drone...
A faster way to make electronic circuits fail

A faster way to make electronic circuits fail

A University of California, Riverside engineer builds electronic circuits just to break them as quickly as possible. A research team led by Sheldon Tan, a...
This is what a stretchy circuit looks like

This is what a stretchy circuit looks like

Researchers in China have made a new hybrid conductive material--part elastic polymer, part liquid metal--that can be bent and stretched at will. Circuits made with...

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