Crumpled carbon nanotube forests to power wearables
For emerging wearable tech to advance, it needs improved power sources. Now researchers have provided a potential solution via crumpled carbon nanotube forests, or CNT forests.
Gene therapy could eliminate drug side effect in Parkinson's patients
A researcher has received a $2.8 million federal grant to develop a gene therapy that could reduce and possibly eliminate a frustrating side effect of a drug commonly prescribed to Parkinson's patients.
Ubiquitous Energy names Keith Wilson as Chief Executive Officer
Ubiquitous Energy has named Keith Wilson as Chief Executive Officer. Ubiquitous Energy is a Silicon Valley technology company leading the development of transparent photovoltaics with its award-winning ClearView Power technology.
Ynvisible Interactive Inc appoints industry leaders to Advisory Board
Ynvisible Interactive Inc is pleased to announce the creation of an Advisory Board and the appointment of its first members: Dr. Michael Okoroafor, Dr. Harlan Byker, and Dr. Harri Kopola.
Light-splitting greenhouse film
Engineers have received a $2.45 million grant to develop a scalable, cost-effective greenhouse material that splits sunlight into photosynthetically efficient light and repurposes inefficient infrared light to aid in water purification.
Auto-tuning data science: New research streamlines machine learning
A new automated machine-learning system performs as well or better than its human counterparts — and works 100 times faster.
Transparent solar technology represents wave of the future
See-through solar materials that can be applied to windows represent a massive source of untapped energy and could harvest as much power as bigger, bulkier rooftop solar units, scientists report.
How scientists turned a flag into a loudspeaker
A paper-thin, flexible device created not only can generate energy from human motion, it can act as a loudspeaker and microphone as well.
Fitbits for cows: The latest precision dairy cattle monitoring tech
Precision dairy cattle monitoring systems use accelerometers, just like Fitbits, to detect changes in an animal's behavior and activity.