Implant would put a mole on your skin to warn of tumor

Implant would put a mole on your skin to warn of tumor

A prototype early warning system for the four most common types of cancer makes a visible mole appear on the skin when calcium levels...
Why the electric vehicle revolution will bring problems of its own

Why the electric vehicle revolution will bring problems of its own

After years of being derided as a joke by car manufacturers and the public, interest in electric vehicles has increased sharply as governments around...
To Uber or not

To Uber or not? Why car ownership may no longer be a good deal

Every day there’s more news about the inevitable arrival of autonomous vehicles. At the same time, more people are using ride-hailing and ride-sharing apps, and...

Army engineers develop technique to make adaptive materials

Engineers at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory and the University of Maryland have developed a technique that causes a composite material to become stiffer...

Researchers charge ahead to develop better batteries

Batteries die at the most inconvenient times. Cellphones go dark during important conversations because a battery hasn't been recharged. Or the automotive industry revs up with...

Army research rejuvenates older zinc batteries

Army scientists, with a team of researchers from the University of Maryland and the National Institute of Standards and Technology, have created a water-based...
Scientists create stretchable battery made entirely out of fabric

Scientists create stretchable battery made entirely out of fabric

New microbial fuel cell could be integrated into wearable electronics A research team has developed an entirely textile-based, bacteria-powered bio-battery that could one day be...

Researchers achieve HD video streaming at 10,000 times lower power

Wearable cameras such as Snap Spectacles promise to share videos of live concerts or surgeries instantaneously with the world. But because these cameras must use...

Army develops face recognition technology that works in the dark

Army researchers have developed an artificial intelligence and machine learning technique that produces a visible face image from a thermal image of a person's...

Invertebrates inspire first fully 3-D printed active materials for robots

To overcome the material rigidity and actuation limitations in current robotic systems, a joint U.S. Army Research Laboratory and University of Minnesota research project...

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