AFP (May 4, 2014) For hundreds of years connecting Britain with France by digging underneath the sea has been a dream for leaders of both countries. Twenty years ago, on May 6 1994, that dream came true. Duration: ... watch video
Reuters (Feb. 19, 2012) California-based start up Makani Power believes the future of clean, sustainable energy is in the skies. The company is developing kite technology they say harnesses wind power far more efficiently ... watch video
CBC (Jan. 20, 2014) Almost 700 people have paid $250K to go to space aboard Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo, but until the FAA grants the company a commercial operator's license, not even Sir Richard Branson himself ... watch video
Reuters - Light News Video Online (Oct. 7, 2014) From playing table tennis to dancing dinosaurs, the latest in robotic technology debuts at Japan’s biggest tech expo. Roselle Chen reports.
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Reuters - Business Video Online (Jan. 6, 2015) Mercedes-Benz debuts its new driverless car at the 2015 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Still only a concept, Hayley Platt looks at the benefits of driver-free cars.
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Reuters - Innovations Video Online (May 25, 2016) London-based design company debuts a 3D-printed consumer wheelchair that uses a person's biometric information for a made-to-measure fit. Matthew Stock reports.
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AFP (Nov. 23, 2015) Once a dream of ecologists, the electric car is becoming more popular in California. As the state boosts the number of charging stations, owners are becoming able to drive to work, do daily errands ... watch video
Sep. 23, 2016 Multiferroics -- materials that exhibit both magnetic and electric order -- are of interest for next-generation computing but difficult to create because the conditions conducive to each of those ... read more
Sep. 22, 2016 Short chains and rings of gold nanoparticles have now been produced with unprecedented precision. They used a special kind of nanoparticles with a well-defined structure and linked them together with ... read more
Sep. 21, 2016 If you chop a magnet in half, you end up with two smaller magnets. Both the original and the new magnets have “north” and “south” poles. But what if single north and south poles exist, just ... read more
Sep. 23, 2016 Researchers have created tiny freeze-dried pellets that include all of the molecular machinery needed to translate DNA into proteins, which could form the basis for on-demand production of drugs and ... read more
Sep. 22, 2016 As solar cells produce a greater proportion of total electric power, a fundamental limitation remains: the dark of night when solar cells go to sleep. Lithium-ion batteries ... read more
Sep. 22, 2016 The coupling between electrons and phonons determines how efficiently solar cells convert sunlight into electricity. It also plays key roles in superconductors that transfer electricity without ... read more
Sep. 21, 2016 For a long time, researchers have thought that combining palladium and ruthenium could lead to improved and novel properties for industrial applications. However, the two elements do not readily mix ... read more
Aug. 23, 2013 NASA partner Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) of Louisville, Colo., successfully completed a captive-carry test of the Dream Chaser spacecraft Thursday, Aug. 22, at the agency's Dryden Flight ... read more
Aug. 10, 2012 NASA's prototype Morpheus lander crashed in a test flight on Thursday (Aug. 9, 2012), at Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The vehicle lifted off the ground and then experienced a hardware ... read more
July 12, 2012 NASA partner Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) has completed a successful test of the nose landing gear for its full-scale Dream Chaser engineering flight test vehicle. The completed test and an ... read more
June 5, 2012 Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) Space Systems' Dream Chaser design passed one of its most complex tests to date with a successful captive-carry test conducted near the Rocky Mountain ... read more