How Blu-ray Discs Can Improve Solar Panels
Blu-ray Disc
November 25th, 2014
Blu-ray discs could help make the solar cells used in solar panels more efficient, researchers say.
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Here’s How to Fix America’s Crumbling Bridges
bridges, safety, deficiency
November 23rd, 2014
There are about 600,000 bridges in the United States, and about one in four is classified as functionally obsolete or structurally deficient.
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Electric Vehicle Fleet Gives California Green Energy Boost
The new Air Force electric car fleet.
November 21st, 2014
The crowded highways of Los Angeles just got a little greener, thanks to a new electric-vehicle program sponsored by the U.S. Air Force.
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What Is the Future of High Resolution? (Op-Ed)
the LG Curved Ultra 108-inch HD TV, ces 2014, technolgy
November 25th, 2014
If 8K is on the horizon, do holodecks come next?
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Forging a Photo is Easy, but How Do You Spot a Fake?
A photoshopped imaged, forgeries
November 22nd, 2014
The widespread use and high quality of digital cameras and photo editing software has made the art of faking a whole lot easier and more commonplace – whether convincing or not.
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Gecko Tech: Sticky Invention Lets People Scale Walls
Gecko-Inspired Tech
November 21st, 2014
Like Spider-Man scaling skyscrapers, people may someday climb glass walls with the help of a gecko-inspired invention.
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Gifts for Geeks 2014: Fun Gift Ideas for Him or Her
Holiday Gifts
November 20th, 2014
What do you give the geek who has everything? Perhaps one of these science- or tech-inspired gifts.
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Greasing the Electric Grid, the World's Largest Machine (Op-Ed)
smart-grid
November 24th, 2014
Minor tweaks in the electric grid can generate major boosts in efficiency.
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Vest for the Deaf Translates Speech Into Vibrations
Vibrating vest for deaf
November 21st, 2014
A new wearable device that translates spoken words into vibrations could help deaf people perceive speech in a completely new way.
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Fitness Tracker Fatigue? How to Make Wearable Tech Useful
A group of fitness trackers
November 20th, 2014
The popularity of fitness trackers has exploded, yet few people keep using these devices after a few months. Now, researchers are looking at what key features would it would take to make trackers better.
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