British clothing design firm Vollebak came up with a futuristic jacket that promises to create a “self-contained microhabitat” to help astronauts catch some much-needed z’s while drifting through...
A team of scientists from the universities of Alberta and Toronto have laid out the blueprints for a “quantum battery” that never loses its charge.
A single devastating injury to the vocal cords can be enough to strip a person of their ability to speak forever, which can affect everything from their careers to their relationships. Now, a team...
Researchers at Stanford University have developed a “quantum microphone” that is so sensitive, it can measure individual particles of sound, which are otherwise known as “phonons.” “We expect this...
It turns out, you don’t need a computer to create an artificial intelligence. In fact, you don’t even need electricity. Researchers from the University of Wisconsin–Madison have found a way to...
The qubits central to quantum computers are incredibly fragile, prone to switching between states at the slightest disruption. This has made error correction a major focus of quantum computer...
Untapped A new report by the U.S. Department of Energy identifies geothermal energy — in which heat from beneath the Earth’s surface is used to generate electricity — as an underdeveloped source of...
Contact High French engineering school IMT Atlantique revealed what it calls “the first stand-alone contact lens with a flexible micro battery” earlier this month. And, notably, it caught the...
Standardized Testing To help make genetic screening easier and more accessible, scientists built a handheld device that uses CRISPR gene-editing technology to scan for mutations much more easily...
The Waiting Game Scientists first isolated graphene — a transparent layer of carbon just one atom thick — in 2004. Almost immediately, we began hearing about all the wondrous ways the material...