Topic: Engineering & Technology

April 18, 2018 Atomic Tweezers - Optical tweezers let scientists combine single atoms into molecules.
April 6, 2018 Ocean Plastic to Energy - Technology for turning plastic trash into energy could keep the garbage out of the ocean.
March 29, 2018 Tooth Sensor - Researchers develop a tiny electronic biosensor to monitor mouth chemistry.
March 28, 2018 Earwig Origami - Engineers are learning new folding tricks by studying earwig wings.
March 5, 2018 Star Wars Robots - How realistic are Star Wars’ lovable droids?
February 19, 2018 Laser Archaeology - Airborne lasers are unveiling ancient Central American civilizations.
January 11, 2018 Seismic Array - An array of seismographs provides an unprecedented look at the earth beneath the United States.
January 10, 2018 Robot Muscles - Engineers create animal-inspired muscles for robots.
December 27, 2017 No Bite Mosquitoes - Understanding the genes behind mosquitoes’ biting behavior.
December 26, 2017 Robot Movement - Learning about how the human body moves from anatomically accurate humanoid robots.
December 20, 2017 Drone Forensics - Using drones to prosecute decades-old war crimes in Guatemala.
December 5, 2017 Nano-Distilling Seawater - Turning saltwater to drinking water with sunlight.
November 29, 2017 Greener Diapers - A cornstarch based absorbent could lead to greener diapers.
November 28, 2017 3D Printed Rocket Engines - Engineers are using 3D printers to build rocket engines.
November 10, 2017 Car Noise App - Mobile phones may soon be able to listen for car trouble.
November 8, 2017 Magnetic Memory Fabric - Magnetic fabric could let your clothes store data.
October 26, 2017 Hybrid Flying Robots - Tiny hybrid robots could conduct rescue missions in the air and sea.
October 19, 2017 Science Through Filmmaking - A film project reveals the secret behind sperm locomotion.
October 18, 2017 Mimicking Octopus Skin - The octopus inspires shape-changing materials.
September 15, 2017 DNA Cargo Robots - DNA robots move and sort nanoscale-sized payloads.
August 31, 2017 Ant Jaws - To catch fast prey, a type of ant has high-speed, spring-loaded jaws.
August 29, 2017 Yarn Electricity - A stretchy fiber could spin motion into electricity.
August 23, 2017 Space Plastic - Astronauts’ replacement tools could come from an unconventional source.
August 17, 2017 Self-Healing Robots - Engineers have designed soft robots that can heal themselves from damage.
June 23, 2017 Car Charging On-The-Go - Wireless charging of moving objects could let electric cars cut the cord.
June 22, 2017 Exploration Telepresence - Tomorrow’s space pioneers will be very different from the explorers of yesterday.
May 30, 2017 Audio Sheets - Thin, flexible transducers could lead to newspapers that can hear and talk.
April 29, 2017 Ocean Science in the 21st Century - ENCORE PRESENTATION: OCEAN SCIENCE IN THE 21st CENTURY - Old warships become new habitats. An ocean quadcopter gives researchers a sky-high view of the stormy North Atlantic. And, autonomous underwater vehicles that search for sunken treasure. Also, behind the untimely death of the octopus.
April 28, 2017 3D Printed Buildings - Giant robotic 3D printers can rapidly construct whole buildings, and could build moon bases, remote research stations, and more.
April 3, 2017 Mobile Plastic Fuel - Mobile power reactors could turn plastic garbage into gasoline and diesel fuel.
March 30, 2017 Cryo-Recycling - Icy temperatures may be the key to recycling unwanted technology.
March 28, 2017 African Renewable Energy - Partnerships can help African nations develop sustainable energy grids.
March 27, 2017 Crowdsourcing Artificial Intelligence - The U.S. Navy asks computer gamers to help brainstorm the challenge posed by super-intelligent machines.
March 24, 2017 Age Reversal - A peptide infusion has restored youthful vigor to elderly lab mice.
March 23, 2017 Methane Sniffers - Google’s fleet of Street View cars is helping sniff out gas leaks.
March 20, 2017 Full Body PET Scanner - A full-body PET scanner could help medical researchers understand how different body systems interact.
March 15, 2017 Cooling Sheets - Cooling sheets could provide air conditioning without requiring energy.
February 22, 2017 Social Robots - Robots can help people help themselves.
February 17, 2017 Portable PET Scanners - A PET scanner in a helmet reveals the standing and walking brain.
February 3, 2017 Precise Memory - An electromagnetic device could improve our ability to remember details.
February 2, 2017 Bat Bots - Flying robots simulate the flight of bats.
January 13, 2017 Sickness Trackers - Fitness tracking devices could also alert users that they’re getting sick, and provide medical information to doctors.
January 12, 2017 Cancer Mass Spectrometry - Molecular analysis of tissue samples could lead to fast, accurate cancer diagnosis.
January 11, 2017 Bone Batteries - Bone structure inspires the design of a safer lithium ion battery.
January 10, 2017 Hummingbird Vision - Hummingbirds have vision that’s specially tuned to fast movement in every direction.
January 9, 2017 Robotic Medical Implants - Magnets trigger biocompatible robotic gears that deliver drugs safely within the body.
December 6, 2016 Supercharged Carbon Fixing - Scientists demonstrate a new process for harvesting and utilizing carbon dioxide.
December 5, 2016 Artificial Dog Nose - Researchers reverse engineer one of nature’s greatest sniffers.
November 29, 2016 Micro Biobots - Swimming biobots combine living cells with nanomaterials.
November 25, 2016 Microgrippers - Tiny, untethered microgrippers could track down and retrieve hard-to-reach tissue samples.