Engineers create brighter, full-color holograms that can be viewed with low light

University of Utah electrical and computer engineering associate professor Rajesh Menon shows off a new 2D hologram that can be displayed with just a flashlight. His team has discovered a … Continue reading Engineers create brighter, full-color holograms that can be viewed with low light

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These robotic shorts will improve your running performance

Why it matters to you The design could lead to improved methods for treating people with leg injuries and help to speed up recovery. If you’ve tried everything to improve … Continue reading These robotic shorts will improve your running performance

Scientists have found a way to photograph people in 3D through walls using WiFi

YouTube/AmpliFi Wi-Fi can pass through walls. This fact is easy to take for granted, yet it’s the reason we can surf the web using a wireless router located in another … Continue reading Scientists have found a way to photograph people in 3D through walls using WiFi

Flexible new solar panel is almost 80% lighter than traditional panels

Solar panels just got a lot slimmer. Zhengrong Shi, a.k.a. the Sun King, is now marketing eArche, a super flexible, ultrathin solar panel that could stretch along building facades, atop … Continue reading Flexible new solar panel is almost 80% lighter than traditional panels

New nano-implant could one day help restore sight

Scanning electron micrograph (SEM) image of individual nanowires and groupies of nanowires. Each wire can produce an electric current when hit by light.  Credit: University of California – San Diego … Continue reading New nano-implant could one day help restore sight

Reached Via a Mind-Reading Device, Deeply Paralyzed Patients Say They Want to Live

In 1995, Jean-Dominique Bauby suffered a massive stroke that left him paralyzed and speechless, with only the ability to blink his left eyelid. Using just that eye, he silently dictated … Continue reading Reached Via a Mind-Reading Device, Deeply Paralyzed Patients Say They Want to Live

Ugandans invent ‘smart jacket’ to diagnose pneumonia

A black and white X-ray picture showing a triangular white area on the left side. A circle highlights the area. Credit: James Heilman, MD./Wikipedia A team of Ugandan engineers has … Continue reading Ugandans invent ‘smart jacket’ to diagnose pneumonia

Semiconducting nanonetwork could form the backbone of transparent, flexible electronics

Photograph of the flexible, transparent field-effect transistor made of the new material. Credit: Yu et al. ©2016 PNAS (Phys.org)—Researchers may have found a “sweet spot” for organic electronics by fabricating … Continue reading Semiconducting nanonetwork could form the backbone of transparent, flexible electronics

New software makes CRISPR-methodology easier

According to: phys.org Credit: Karolinska Institutet Scientists at Karolinska Institutet and the University of Gothenburg have generated a web-based software, Green Listed, which can facilitate the use of the CRISPR … Continue reading New software makes CRISPR-methodology easier