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MIT researchers have created a plane powered by an ion drive, with no moving parts.
The flexible, stretchy solar cells from Rice University bring us a step closer to wearable photovoltaics.
An innovative energy storage system from Energy Vault relies on hanging bricks to generate and release kinetic energy.
The wasp-inspired FlyCroTugs drone can pull up to forty times its own weight.
The WEDEW water-harvester from the Skysource/Skywater Alliance has won the Water Abundance Xprize.
Taking a cue from the KGB, researchers have created self-aware devices that can identify sounds in the environment.
The simple yet effective Pop-up Prop on Palm (PuPoP) relies on an arrangement of airbags to simulate the feeling of grasping objects in virtual reality.
The Salto-1P robot goes a leap beyond other jumping robots to precisely target its hops and control its landing.
The modular Layer shoe from Evan Stuart offers a customizable and sustainable alternative to fast fashion.
The MoSculp system turns 2D motion video into 3D-printed models to let athletes and dancers study and improve their moves.
Robotic skins that bring locomotion to everyday items could allow a single object to perform a variety of tasks.
NASA’s foldable carbon fabric ADEPT heat shield could allow humans to take larger missions to places like Mars or Titan.
The Versius Robotic Surgical system is not only easy to set up and use, it is affordable enough for hospitals on a budget.
Inspired by ancient scrolls, the rollable MagicScreen from Queen’s University responds to both touch and gestures.
The LSEV electric car from Polymaker and XEV costs under $8000 and is 3D-printed in just three days.
The Dactyl robot system from OpenAI can manipulate objects with unprecedented dexterity.
Preparing for our move to Mars, NASA has named the top five finalists in their 3D-Printed Habitat Challenge.
The 3D-printed Youbionic Arm responds with lifelike movements to offer a helping hand.
Atomized disinfectants that can be dispersed in the air could offer a powerful new way to fight hospital infections.
The BlackFly flying car could help usher in the future of personal flight.
A new technology from the team at MIT lets users control a robotic arm with gestures and brainwaves.
Researchers at Carnegie Mellon have created ultrathin electronic tattoos that could be used in medicine, soft robotics or even 3D-transferable printed electronics.
The FoodSwitch app from Northwestern Medicine researchers helps food shoppers quickly find the healthiest option.
A new technology from MIT tracks people through walls using existing WiFi routers.
The electric in-wheel propulsion system from Elaphe could help usher in the next generation of autonomous electric vehicles.
An autonomous robotic system from Cornell and the University of Pennsylvania can reform itself and build structures to allow it to complete tasks.
An innovative system from MIT that harvests fresh water from power plants could offer a new source of safe drinking water in coastal cities.
The Spyce restaurant in Boston is the first of its kind with a robotic kitchen able to cook meals to order. firstname.lastname@example.org
3D-printed inflatable structures able to morph into shape at the flip of a switch could shape the cars of the future.
The autonomous robotic weeder from ecoRobotix could help reduce the use of herbicides.
A robotic dressing device from Georgia Tech is paving the way to robots able to assist the disabled or elderly maintain a level of independence.
The FontCode system hides encrypted messages in plain sight—within fonts.
Boston Dynamics shows off their Spot Mini’s skills as the nimble quadruped travels the lab, climbing stairs and navigating hallways.
The innovative Feel The View prototype from Ford could let blind passengers ‘feel’ the landscape outside.
With some paint and electrodes, Carnegie Mellon University researchers created a smart wall able to monitor electronics and respond to touch and gestures.
The eco-friendly Stircle cuts plastic waste by replacing single-use plastic stirrers with a countertop device that spins the cup to mix the beverage.
The Zfib defibrillator device could help save more lives with its layer of tiny needles.
Robotic grippers inspired by the gecko could help soft robotics grasp a wide variety of objects, even at different angles.
The e-waste micro-factory turns discarded devices into useful materials—saving resources and money.
Researchers at Berkeley Lab have developed a 3D-printer able to create structures made up completely of liquid.
MIT’s new soft robotic fish explores undersea environments without disturbing the locals.
The trash collecting robot from Urban Rivers lets users control the bot themselves, competing against other gamers as they clean the Chicago River.
Designed for restaurant staff, the Kronosys AR smart glasses provide hands-free, on the job training.
The innovative Synthetic Pollenizer concept could help revitalize the bee population.
The Nomadeec HoloLens brings telemedicine technology to paramedics and other responders in the field.
Young inventor Nilay Kulkarni demonstrates his invention that could save lives by preventing human stampedes.
The Pick-and-Place system from the team at MIT uses a "grasp-first-then-recognize” workflow to lift and sort items from clutter.
The Spot Mini robot has opened new doors in robotics--by opening doors.