Innovation and Inventions News
Scientists Plan $1b Ghost Town
Posted on May 13, 2012 at 11:13:40 pm
A scientific ghost town in the heart of southeastern New Mexico oil and gas country will hum with the latest next-generation technology -- but no people
Biplane to Break the Sound Barrier?
Posted on March 20, 2012 at 08:01:19 am
Cheaper, quieter and fuel-efficient biplanes could put supersonic travel on the horizon
New Device Generates Energy from Small Vibrations
Posted on September 16, 2011 at 09:15:10 am
Researchers are harnessing electricity from low-power sources in the environment, such as vibrations from swaying bridges, humming machinery and rumbling foot traffic.
Engineers Fly World's First 'Printed' Aircraft
Posted on August 02, 2011 at 11:01:05 am
Engineers at the University of Southampton have designed and flown the world's first 'printed' aircraft, which could revolutionise the economics of aircraft design
Laser Sparks Revolution in Internal Combustion Engines
Posted on April 21, 2011 at 09:00:07 am
For more than 150 years, spark plugs have powered internal combustion engines. Automakers are now one step closer to being able to replace this long-standing technology with laser igniters, which will enable cleaner, more efficient, and more economical ve
Free Smart Phone App Helps You Burn Calories
Posted on May 23, 2009 at 09:55:36 am
The Walk n Play app allows players to compete in real time with another iPhone user or against a simulator as they go about their daily walking.
New Concrete Buster Makes Its Debut
Posted on December 16, 2008 at 10:09:56 pm
Move over, drills, saws, and jackhammers. Now there's something much faster for search-and-rescue missions. And, Homeland Security's new Concrete Buster just won a technology Best-of-the-Year Award from Popular Science.
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.
New Virus Filter Effective in Capturing Many Viruses Including West Nile
Posted on July 10, 2008 at 10:49:02 am
Aethlon Hemopurifier[R] is effective in capturing circulating West Nile Virus, Hepititus C, Ebola, and many others.
'Cyborg Engineering' Using Artificial Veins And Arteries
Posted on June 04, 2008 at 10:58:46 am
A team of London scientists have taken a major step in making the use of artificial veins and arteries in coronary bypass grafts a reality.