Topic: Engineering & Technology

August 15, 2018 Nurse Inventors - A nurse works to inspire others in the profession to try their hand at inventing.
August 9, 2018 Bioengineered Lungs - Scientists successfully grow and transplant bioengineered lungs into pigs.
August 8, 2018 Seeing AI - A powerful mobile phone app helps blind users see the world.
August 7, 2018 Soft Deep-Sea Robots - Engineering customized robots to safely study the animals of the deep sea.
July 10, 2018 Lego Nerve Gas Detector - Chemists design a mobile, affordable nerve gas detector out of Lego bricks.
June 14, 2018 Water from Power Plants - Engineers harvest freshwater from power plants.
June 6, 2018 Bacteria-Busting Robot - Researchers design tiny robots to battle antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
June 4, 2018 Biohybrid Robot - Merging living muscle with synthetic bones.
June 1, 2018 Ingestible Medical Sensors - A capsule combines engineered bacteria and microchips to monitor the GI tract.
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.