New England aviation company Terrafugia has unveiled its latest conceptual version of a flying car. Unlike its current flying car, which is designed for pilots, the new design incorporates autonomous functionality, a move the company says will open up the skies to everybody. Ben Gruber has more.
Reuters (Aug. 5, 2013) Researchers in Switzerland are developing a flying robot designed to navigate and collect data in cluttered environments. The robot is equipped to stick to vertical surfaces, as well recover and ... watch video
Flying (Nov. 4, 2014) Check out an aerial view of the Parade of Planes at Flying Aviation Expo 2014 and watch as pristine models make their way through the streets of Palm Springs, California.
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Deutsche Welle (June 24, 2013) Egypt is casting worried looks towards the south. Ethiopia is currently building the biggest dam in Africa on the Blue Nile River, close to the border with Sudan. The plan is to use the river's vast ... watch video
TFL Car (Nov. 14, 2013) ( http://www.TFLcar.com ) The Tesla Model S P85 is a revolutionary car that says goodbye to the internal combustion engine and hello to the electric motor. But how will this all electric car do when ... watch video
Popular Science (Jan. 9, 2015) Sure, your speakers may have good sound quality, but can they float? Bluetooth’s Air2 speaker set lets you listen to your favorite Bruno Mars song (or Taylor Swift, if that’s what ... watch video
AFP (Apr. 11, 2015) The Austrian capital hosts Europe's biggest robot fighting competition. 640 machines from 40 countries will face off over the weekend - in the boxing ring and in the air. This year flying robots will ... watch video
May 27, 2015 Scientists have developed methods of using commercial-grade laser equipment to find and analyze fossils of dinosaurs. The new laser method causes fossil samples to fluoresce, ... read more
May 27, 2015 Given the threat of a massive earthquake striking Japan, researchers have organized a cooperative project team to develop a new robot. They set about determining the factors ... read more
May 27, 2015 A new study predicts that researchers could use spiraling pulses of laser light to change the nature of graphene, turning it from a metal into an insulator and giving it other peculiar properties ... read more
May 27, 2015 Robots will one day provide tremendous benefits to society, such as in search and rescue missions and putting out forest fires -- but not until they can learn to keep working ... read more
May 27, 2015 Seeking to advance minimally invasive medical treatments, researchers have proposed using tiny robots, driven by magnetic potential energy from magnetic resonance imaging scanners. The potential ... read more
Dec. 17, 2014 Airline pilots can be exposed to the same amount of UV-A radiation as that from a tanning bed session because airplane windshields do not completely block UV-A radiation, according to research. ... read more
July 11, 2011 A student team in the Netherlands has revealed its hydrogen-powered racing car. With this car, the students will be making their first appearance in Formula Student, a worldwide competition among 500 ... read more