22 Mar 2021
Facial Recognition System Requires Users to Make Faces
Using your face to unlock your phone is a genius security protocol. But like any advanced technology, hackers and thieves are always up to the challenge, whether that's unlocking your phone with your face while you sleep or using a photo from social media to do the same.
21 Oct 2020
Remote Control of Blood Sugar: Electromagnetic Fields Treat Diabetes
Researchers have discovered a safe new way to manage blood sugar non-invasively. Exposing diabetic mice to a combination of static electric and magnetic fields for a few hours per day normalizes two major hallmarks of type 2 diabetes, according to new findings.
29 Nov 2019
XOnano Smartfoam produce several additives for foams which enable sensing technologies or enhanced thermal properties. XOnano are a small company but with some key partnerships and rapidly increasing sales are hoping to grow in the coming years.
8 May 2019
Inflatable robots destined for space
Equipped with funding and support from NASA, mechanical engineers have built an inflatable robot made with fabric.
21 Jun 2018
Teaching robots to sort out their issues
Robots can help do a lot of things - assemble cars, search for explosives, cook a meal or aid in surgery. But one thing they can't do is tell you how they're doing - yet.
14 Aug 2017
Professors 3D-print first truly microfluidic lab on a chip device
Researchers are the first to 3D-print a viable microfluidic device small enough to be effective at a scale much less than 100 micrometers.
25 Sep 2014
Electric car breaks 200 mph barrier to set new land speed record
An electric car built by Brigham Young University engineering students has once again set a world land speed record, this time besting the previous mark by nearly 50 mph.
12 Sep 2014
Solar power, origami-style
Researchers say origami could be useful one day in utilizing space solar power for Earth-based purposes.
6 Dec 2013
YASA Motors Limited is a thriving young company based in Oxford, England which specialises in very high power and torque density axial flux motors. A spin off from Oxford University, it was founded in 2009 and investment was initially from business angels and the founders.
YASA Motors manufactures a highly differentiated advanced axial flux motor and generator based on its proprietary Yokeless And Segmented Armature (YASA™) technology.
19 Oct 2011
BYU-student-built electric car sets land speed record at Salt Flats
An electric car designed and built by Brigham Young University engineering students set a world land speed record for its weight class, averaging 155.8 mph over its two required qualifying runs, one of which was clocked at 175 mph.
31 Jan 2011
Color change confirms a new way to harvest energy from sunlight
Professor Richard Watt and his chemistry students suspected that a common protein could potentially react with sunlight and harvest its energy - similar to what chlorophyll does during photosynthesis.
6 Oct 2009
Fuel cell that harvests electricity from glucose and carbohydrates
Researchers at Brigham Young University have developed a fuel cell that harvests electricity from glucose and other sugars known as carbohydrates.