Swiss "Jet Man" Yves Rossy is flying his jet-powered wing over Wisconsin as part of the EAA Airventure Oshkosh event from 1-4 August 2013. As part of his preparations, he flies alongside a World War 2-era B17 bomber.
Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Mar. 2, 2015) The Quadrofoil is a high-tech electric personal watercraft that its makers call a 'sports car for the water'. When it hits 10 km/h, the Slovenian-engineered Quadrofoil is lifted above the water onto ... watch video
Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Aug. 11, 2015) A Dutch engineer moves a step closer to a Jetson's-style flying car with a manned quadcopter that flies itself. Amy Pollock reports.
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Reuters (Sep. 19, 2013) A group of Austrian students have designed a quadcopter which flies autonomously using only the computing power of a smartphone. The researchers say the drone could one day be used for search and ... watch video
Reuters - Business Video Online (June 16, 2015) The Lego group is investing $150 million in new sustainable raw materials and packaging. Hayley Platt talks to the Danish firm’s CEO about the move and the toy maker’s recent ... watch video
Deutsche Welle (Aug. 11, 2013) With flying cameras and three-dimensional nuclear spin imaging Ulrich Schurr is studying the growth of energy crops. Rapeseed, sugar beets, China grass - these are plants which can be easily ... watch video
Oct. 5, 2015 When pathologists perform autopsies on smokers who died with severe emphysema, they find that lungs are black in appearance. Until recently, researchers and physicians could ... read more
Oct. 5, 2015 A model microscopic system to demonstrate the transmission of torque in the presence of thermal fluctuations -- necessary for the creation of a tiny 'clutch' operating at the ... read more
Jan. 9, 2015 A new coating protects business jet interiors against fire. Not only is the agent more environmentally friendly than before; it can also be applied more quickly. This new coating could also be used ... read more
Nov. 2, 2012 Researchers in the UK could help ensure that a daring Briton soon becomes the fastest man on two wheels, reaching speeds of 425 miles per hour and beyond. Richard Brown is determined to wrest back ... read more
June 5, 2012 A recent study demonstrates the link between observed fluctuations of atmospheric jet streams and the theoretical concepts that describe why jet streams exist. Atmospheric jet streams are ... read more
Nov. 3, 2011 Scientists are in a race against time to help save the last remaining intact World War II German light bomber Dornier Do-17, known as The Flying Pencil (Fliegender Bleistift), which lies underwater ... read more