Plant-inspired material could help clean up oil spills
Using 3-D printing researchers have successfully mimicked a biological phenomenon in plant leaves called the "Salvinia effect."
AI computer vision breakthrough IDs poachers in under half a second
Thousands of animals including elephants, tigers, rhinos, and gorillas are poached each year. Researchers have long been applying AI to protect wildlife.
New biosensor could monitor glucose levels in tears and sweat
Constantly tracking a person's glucose levels through their tears or sweat could be one step closer to providing people with diabetes an improved monitoring tool.
Kateeva appoints Marc Haugen as Chief Operating Officer
Kateeva announced that the company has expanded its executive team by appointing Marc Haugen as chief operating officer.
Smart diabetic footwear
Sensoria® Health and Optima Molliter will announce a partnership to create the first smart diabetic footwear product that will monitor a patient's compliance to the clinician's prescribed mechanical offloading protocol.
Robot that detects underground water leaks
Researchers are developing an autonomous robot that could quickly and inexpensively detect damage in water pipes — even those buried meters below the ground.
Engineers to develop intelligent, adaptive and resilient robot teams
The United States Army Research Laboratory has awarded a five-year, $27 million grant to develop new methods of creating autonomous, intelligent, and resilient teams of robots.
A new miniature solution for storing renewable energy
Scientists have long searched for the next generation of materials that can catalyze a revolution in renewable energy harvesting and storage.
Computer program developed to diagnose and locate cancer
Researchers have developed a computer program to detect cancer based on chemical modification of DNA circulating in blood.
Looking for the next leap in rechargeable batteries
Researchers may have just found a solution for one of the biggest stumbling blocks to the next wave of rechargeable batteries — small enough for cellphones and powerful enough for cars.
Original work was in advanced prosthetics at USC
Carbonics introduces first ZEBRA carbon-on-silicon solution
Carbonics, Inc has launched its ZEBRA carbon-on-silicon technology for radio frequency components and devices in the rapidly expanding wireless, communications, defense and aerospace markets.
3D printed metamaterial shrinks when heated
Researchers have developed 3D printed materials with a unique property - instead of expanding when heated, they shrink.
How wearable technology can improve cancer treatment
Researchers aim to provide doctors with real-time patient data from wearable technology and patient-reported experiences so that physicians can base their treatment decisions on objective measures rather than just subjective and episodic observations.
Oculus VR is a US based virtual reality company that was acquired by Facebook for $2bn in March, 2014.
Court to decide key question on patentability of 3D digital models
Sometime this summer, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit will decide how patent law should treat digital representations of physical objects, which some people call "3D digital models".