Massood Tabib-Azar, professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Utah, has devised a solution for devices that suck power even when they are turned off. Image credit: Dan Hixson/University of Utah College of Engineering.
Designed by the Bristol-based start-up Open Bionics, this printed prosthetic hand has picked up the top prize in the UK leg of the James Dyson Award, and aims to significantly reduce the cost of prosthetic limbs.
London designer Rachel Harding has created a range of framed fluorescent lamps that cast multicoloured diffracted light (+ slideshow).The Wonderfluoro collection features fluorescent light bulbs held …
A new study shows that iron-bearing rocks that formed at the ocean floor billion years ago carry unmistakable evidence of oxygen. The only logical source for that oxygen is the earliest known example of photosynthesis .
Innovation sheds light on how genetic information travels from cell's nucleus: Messenger RNA export shown in real time through advanced microscope
A new research discovery is opening a window on cell biology rarely seen before. The work has revealed a real-time look at how genetic information travels within a living cell. The discovery, observed through a specially designed high-powered microscope, significantly alters current understanding of how RNA is transported from a cell's nucleus -- findings that researchers believe will lead to medical advances.
Iodine transforms the bindi into a "life-saving dot" In an effort to increase awareness of nutritional requirements, and to bring simple tech into complex customs, a medical foundation in India has joined forces with a Singaporean ad agency.
Interactive Light And Sound Installation Lets You Compose Music