The MIT Spyce Kitchen team

Students at MIT invent a robotic kitchen that may revolutionize fast food

MIT engineering students Michael Farid, Kale Rogers, Luke Schlueter and Braden Knight invented a completely automated mini-restaurant referred to as Spyce Kitchen, that will make fast food even faster. It features a fridge, dishwasher,...
Ashby plot of strength vs. density

New alloy is as strong as titanium but as light as aluminum

Researchers from the Qatar University and North Carolina State University have developed a new "high-entropy" metallic alloy that has a much higher strength-to-weight ratio than any other present metallic material known to...
light chip explained

New Light-based Microprocessor Upto 50 Times Faster Than Conventional Chips

Researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder, University of California Berkeley along with Massachusetts Institute of Technology, have developed a groundbreaking microprocessor chip that uses light, as an alternative to electricity, to transfer data...
MIT Better Microscope

MIT’s latest microscope can view nanoscale processes in real time

  State-of-the-art atomic force microscopes (AFMs) are designed to capture pictures of structures as small as a fraction of a nano meter — one million times smaller than the width of a...
genetically engineered algae

Genetically modified algae kills ninety percent cancer cells with no harm to others

Algae has been genetically modified to kill most cancers cells with out harming healthy cells. The algae nano particles, created by scientists in Australia, had been found to kill 90% of cancer...
Battelle dronedefender

A New Rifle Shoots Down Drones Without Bullets

One would have to be quite an expert marksman to shoot a drone out of the sky with a traditional rifle. Firing a bullet with a diameter of around 7 mm and hitting an...
Solar panels

Engineers invent clear coating that boost solar cell efficiency by cooling them

The hotter solar cells turn out to be, the less efficient they're at converting sunlight to electrical energy, an issue that has long vexed the solar trade. Now, Stanford engineers have...
Deep Sweep in the Sky

Deep Sweep Launched by Hackers to Spy on Drones

For governments trying to hide controversial programs from their residents, there are few better directions to transmit secret military & spy communications than straight up. Unlike here on earth, no pesky amateur radio eavesdroppers...
Feeling arm

Amputee Can Control and ‘Feel’ using a Robotic Arm

A brand new advanced robotic hand that's wired directly into the brain has been successfully tested, permitting a paralysed man to “feel”. The hand, developed by the Applied Physics Laboratory at Johns Hopkins...
Clear solar cell

Buildings to be powered by Solar Windows

Manhattan has roughly forty seven thousand buildings with around 10.7 million windows, based on a 2013 estimate from The New York Times. Now think about if just 1%, that's 100,700, of these...

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