An Artificial Hand with Real Feelings

11/12/2013 09:33
A new nerve interface can simulate a sense of touch from 20 spots on a prosthetic hand. There have been remarkable mechanical advances in prosthetic limbs in recent years, including rewiring nerve fibers to control sophisticated mechanical arms (see “A Lifelike Prosthetic Arm”), and brain...

Triboelectric generator utilises mechanical ener

11/12/2013 09:30
December 2013   Zhong Lin Wang, a professor at the Georgia Institute of Technology, is using the triboelectric effect to create electrical power by rubbing or touching two different materials together.   He believes the discovery can provide a new way to power mobile devices...

Scientists have found water in the atmospheres of five distant planets

04/12/2013 09:42
If Elon Musk and SpaceX are looking to inhabit far away worlds, it might make sense to find the most Earth-like places possible, with virgin air and untouched water. With the recent discovery of water on distant exoplanets, we might be one step closer to that reality.  Using the Hubble...

bubbles experiments

04/12/2013 09:30
Scientific experiments do not need to happen in fancy laboratories. Exploring science can happen at home using inexpensive supplies.  Oobleck Oobleck is a non-Newtonian fluid that behaves unlike other fluids. Flowing freely, it behaves as a regular liquid, but when a force is applied, it is...

Rare Weather Event Fills Grand Canyon with Fog

04/12/2013 09:23
Usually the Grand Canyon offers stunning views stretching for miles, deep into valleys etched by the Colorado River. But that vista has changed over the past few days, as a rare weather event has filled the canyon with fog, offering an even more stunning view than is typical.  PLAY...

transmars trajectory

01/12/2013 11:41
Liquid Engine propels MOM into Mars Transfer Trajectory and India into interplanetary space ! Trans-Mars injection has been completed successfully.      
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