Security footage released by Chilean police shows a man frantically pushing the buttons of an out-of-control elevator in Santiago as it shoots up 31 floors and slams into the ceiling of the building. (June 10)
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Reuters - Business Video Online (Dec. 10, 2014) A German company develops a new cableless, magnetic elevator system allowing multiple cabins to use one lift shaft, and to travel horizontally as well as vertically. Suzannah Butcher has more.
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Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Aug. 3, 2015) A futuristic elevator that fits neatly into the corner of a room and moves between floors of a standard home could present a more attractive proposition than the traditional stairlift. Matthew Stock ... watch video
Reuters - News Video Online (Nov. 12, 2015) Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre descended in an elevator to view ongoing repairs to sewer system a day after the city began dumping untreated sewage into the St. Lawrence River. Nathan Frandino ... watch video
Reuters - News Video Online (July 14, 2016) Caught with a pressing need while stuck in a broken down elevator? A Japanese company has the solution for you: a chair that turns into a toilet.
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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
July 29, 2016 Researchers have developed a new method for making brighter and more efficient green light-emitting diodes. Using an industry-standard semiconductor growth technique, they ... read more
July 29, 2016 Researchers have developed a lattice structure capable of absorbing a wide range of vibrations while also being useful as a load-bearing component -- for example, in propellers, rotors and rockets. ... read more
July 28, 2016 Like a whirlpool, a new light-based communication tool carries data in a swift, circular motion. The optics advancement could become a central component of next generation ... read more
Oct. 26, 2015 Video surveillance, police presence and walls that stop people from socializing in the streets. In France this is reality for the residents of suburbs that are upgraded. New research shows that the ... read more
Mar. 7, 2014 Researchers have launched a unique campaign that will enable the public to ‘travel’ to space for the cost of a pair of trainers. Virtual Ride to Space will use cutting-edge virtual technology and ... read more
Oct. 14, 2013 The survival rate for individuals who experience a sudden cardiac arrest outside of a hospital is a mere five percent. Time is crucial. Chances of survival drop by 10 percent for every minute that ... read more
Mar. 11, 2013 Damage to building structural elements, elevators, stairs, and fire protection systems caused by the shaking from a major earthquake can play a critical role in the spread of fire, hamper the ability ... read more