New way could help reap maximum power from wind farms

Every two and a half hours, a new wind turbine rises in the U.S. In 2016, wind provided 5.6 percent of all electricity produced,...

Robot jellyfish: The new guardians of the ocean

New robot jellyfish could be the key to monitoring and caring for fragile parts of the world's oceans without damaging them. The robots were developed...
New liquid metal discovery could make toxic water safe and drinkable

New liquid metal discovery could make toxic water safe and drinkable

An innovation in liquid metal chemistry could help one-tenth of the planet’s population get access to clean drinking water at very low-cost following breakthrough...

AI could help drones ride air currents like birds

Birds have long inspired humans to create their own ways to fly. We know that soaring bird species that migrate long distances use thermal updrafts...

New biofuel system powered by algae and fungi

Michigan State University scientists have found a solution to enhance oil production and harvest using what many consider sea sludge. The new proof of concept,...

This cyborg cockroach could someday save your life

A cockroach no bigger than a large paper clip scurries across the floor of Abhishek Dutta’s lab at the University of Connecticut. Some scientists might...

New wirelessly-powered implant emitting light could kill cancer cells

Scientists from Waseda University, the National Defense Medical College, and the Japan Science and Technology Agency have developed a new bioadhesive, wirelessly powered light-emitting...

With USB-C, even plugging in can set you up to be hacked

Plugging in the power – or at least what you think is power – to a USB-C powered laptop can connect your computer, and...

Virtual reality can change your taste

Humans not only relish the sweet, savory and saltiness of foods, but they are influenced by the environment in which they eat. Cornell food scientists...

3D printed impeller allows unmanned aircraft to fly for thousands of hours

Southwest Research Institute engineers are developing a cooled, radial gas turbine for a small generator that provides thousands of hours of electricity to an...