Tech: The team’s measurement, collected from Fermi data, has never been done before —...

From their laboratories on a rocky planet dwarfed by the vastness of space, Clemson University scientists have managed to measure all of the...

Tech: A young star caught forming like a planet — (Report)

Astronomers have captured one of the most detailed views of a young star taken to date, and revealed an unexpected companion in orbit...

Tech: Materials scientist creates fabric alternative to batteries for wearable devices — (Report)

A major factor holding back development of wearable biosensors for health monitoring is the lack of a lightweight, long-lasting power supply. Now scientists...

Tech: Molecular motors run in unison in a metal-organic framework — (Report)

For molecular motors to be exploited effectively, they need to be able to operate in unison. However, integrating billions of these nanometre-sized motors...

Tech: ‘HAMR’ can walk on land, swim, and walk under water — (Report)

In nature, cockroaches can survive underwater for up to 30 minutes. Now, a robotic cockroach can do even better. Harvard's Ambulatory Microrobot, known...

Tech: Eagle-eyed machine learning algorithm outdoes human experts — (Report)

Artificial intelligence is now so smart that silicon brains frequently outthink people. Computers operate self-driving cars, pick friends' faces out of photos on Facebook,...

Tech: 3D electron microscopy uncovers the complex guts of desalination membranes — (Report)

Careful sample preparation, electron tomography and quantitative analysis of 3D models provides unique insights into the inner structure of reverse osmosis membranes widely...

Tech: Magnonic devices of the future could use low power to avoid performance losses...

Electronic devices such as transistors are getting smaller and will soon hit the limits of conventional performance based on electrical currents. Devices based on...

Tech: Toward a new kind of transistor — (Report)

Billions of tiny transistors supply the processing power in modern smartphones, controlling the flow of electrons with rapid on-and-off switching. But continual progress in...

Tech: Cartilage could be key to safe ‘structural batteries’ — (Report)

Your knees and your smartphone battery have some surprisingly similar needs, a University of Michigan professor has discovered, and that new insight has...

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