Electrical Engineering and Electronics News
Microbot Motors To Swim Human Arteries
Posted on January 23, 2009 at 10:55:19 am
A range of complex surgical operations necessary to treat stroke victims, confront hardened arteries or address blockages in the bloodstream are about to be made safer.
Wireless Microgrippers Grab Living Cells
Posted on January 13, 2009 at 11:07:31 am
Researchers have invented dust-particle-size devices that can be used to grab and remove living cells from hard-to-reach places without the need for electrical wires.
Road Generating Electricity From Moving Cars
Posted on January 10, 2009 at 11:32:09 am
Israeli scientists now claim they have developed a way to use the movement of cars along a street to generate electricity.
New Technology DetectsTunnel Excavations With Fiber Optic Cables
Posted on January 10, 2009 at 11:21:37 am
Scientists have found a way to detect and pinpoint the excavation of tunnels, such as those used for smuggling weapons into Gaza. The system can locate even narrow tunnels at depths greater than 60 feet.
New Titanium-glass Alloys Are Tough, Cheap And Light
Posted on December 27, 2008 at 12:42:23 pm
Scientists have created a range of structural metallic-glass composites, based in titanium, that are lighter and less expensive than any the group had previously created.
The Future Of Data Storage
Posted on December 26, 2008 at 12:46:10 pm
Scientists from Queen Mary, University of London have improved their understanding of the inner workings of our computers and MP3 players, thanks to an exciting new field of research called 'organic spintronics'.
Health Monitoring With Your Cell Phone
Posted on December 23, 2008 at 05:55:41 pm
Cell phones have already revolutionized the way people around the world communicate and do business. Thanks to advances being made at UCLA, they are about to do the same thing for medicine.
Cell Phones That Never Need To Be Charged?
Posted on December 03, 2008 at 10:50:51 am
Imagine a self-powering cell phone that never needs to be charged because it converts sound waves produced by the user into the energy it needs to keep running.
New Solar Energy Material Captures Every Color of the Rainbow
Posted on October 17, 2008 at 10:27:58 am
Researchers have created a new material that overcomes two of the major obstacles to solar power: it absorbs all the energy contained in sunlight, and generates electrons in a way that makes them easier to capture.
Solar Cell Sets World Efficiency Record
Posted on September 30, 2008 at 10:25:53 am
Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) have set a world record in solar cell efficiency with a photovoltaic device that converts 40.8 percent of the light that hits it into electricity.