The Quadski, a one-person motor boat that also drives on land, is being billed as the first high-speed, mass-produced amphibious vehicle by its makers, Michigan-based Gibbs Technologies. It's scheduled to go on sale for around $40,000.
Newsy (Sep. 1, 2014) You've seen a lot of Google's self-driving car, but that doesn't mean it's coming soon. A new report says the vehicle is nowhere near road ready.
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TheStreet (June 25, 2014) 3D printing can sound, well, complex. Even if you have something you'd like to print, where should you go to get it modeled? And if you'd like to buy a 3D printer, who can you talk to about your ... watch video
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May 5, 2016 Researchers are working to solve the problem of short-life of lithium-ion batteries like those used in laptops and cellphones, making them reliable and longer-lasting using a ... read more
May 5, 2016 Researchers show that the superconducting state can be maintained even when the material in question is reduced from three to two dimensions, making the efficiency gains needed for technologies like ... read more
May 4, 2016 Rechargeable lithium air batteries are a next-generation technology. Theoretically they might be much lighter and offer better performance than current lithium ion batteries. ... read more
May 4, 2016 Porcelain connoisseurs have prized the traditional Japanese-style ceramics called akae, typically known for Kakiemon-style ware, for centuries. Its paintings feature a vivid red color against a milky ... read more
Nov. 5, 2014 The first fossil of an amphibious ichthyosaur has been discovered in China. The fossil represents a missing stage in the evolution of ichthyosaurs, marine reptiles from the Age of Dinosaurs about 250 ... read more
July 5, 2013 Researchers have found that the amphibious mangrove rivulus performs higher force jumps on land than some other fishes that end up on land. This new study shows that unlike the largemouth bass, which ... read more
Oct. 22, 2012 Despite a new federal law in the U.S. that prohibits the sale of adult-sized all-terrain vehicles for use by children under age 16, most ATV sellers are willing to discuss doing so, according to new ... read more
Oct. 5, 2011 Research sometimes means looking for one thing and finding another. Such was the case when biology professor Alice Gibb and her research team witnessed a small amphibious fish, the mangrove rivulus, ... read more