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 - US Online Video (May 21, 2016) The Solar Impulse 2, a solar-powered airplane on a historic bid to circle the globe takes off from Tulsa, Oklahoma, and flies to Dayton, Ohio, on the 12th leg of its journey. Rough Cut (no reporter ... watch video
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
AP (July 21, 2016) It could take a decade or more to clean up toxic industrial wastes and raw sewage on New York Citys Gowanus Canal. But for now people seem willing to overlook some of the worst of old Brooklyn to be ... 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
Aug. 25, 2016 A nanoscale wireless communication system uses plasmonic antennas to produce greater control and increased efficiency to an approach eyed for next-generation 'on-chip' communications ... read more
Aug. 24, 2016 A new material could one day speed up the charging process of electric cars and help increase their driving range. The modified covalent organic framework (COF) material combines the ability to store ... read more
Aug. 25, 2016 A major therapeutic challenge, the retinal prostheses that have been under development during the past ten years can enable some blind subjects to perceive light signals, but ... 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