Young entrepreneur Ludwick Marishane tells the amazing, funny story of how he invented a cheap, clean, and convenient solution: DryBath, the world’s first bath-substituting lotion.
3D Systems showcases the 3D cube printer’s capabilities at EuroMold 2012 in Frankfurt.
Days before a newly formed council focuses on long-term Gulf of Mexico cleanup, a report released to The Associated Press shows that one federal agency has committed more than a half-billion dollars to the region in the past two years, nearly one-fifth of it on projects directly linked to recovery...
Researchers of the KIT Institute of Functional Interfaces (IFG), Jacobs University Bremen, and other institutions have developed a new method to produce metal-organic frameworks (MOFs). By means of the so-called liquid-phase epitaxy, the scientists succeeded in producing a new class of MOFs with a pore size never reached before.
Brave Robotics, a Japanese company, has designed a new robot that can transform from a car to a humanoid robot and back in a matter of seconds. With parts that were printed on a custom-made 3D printer, this new robot carries a hefty pricetag of just over $24K.
Malawi plans to break ground on a $1 billion new railway line in the country to ferry both passengers and minerals through the nation. A statement from the president's office Wednesday said the line would be built by Brazilian mining company Vale SA. Vale currently has operations in Mozambique...
Greenhouse gases equivalent to 1,307 million tons of carbon dioxide were emitted in Japan in fiscal 2011 through March 2012, up 3.9 percent from the previous year, the Environment Ministry said Wednesday in a preliminary report.
Last January, I wrote about Dan Brown and his invention the Bionic Wrench. I really like his story because his company is a small manufacturer, and I thought the methods he used in developing a successful new product would be an inspiration to other small manufacturers interested in developing new products.
Geomagic (Germany) has announced its newest version of Geomagic Freeform 3D modeling software. Now including subdivision modeling, Freeform 2013 is the only system that gives product designers the freedom and flexibility to combine four different modeling representations – voxels, NURBS, subdivision surfaces and polygons – in the same model.
The Murata Power Solutions (Mansfield, MA) PAH series of high efficiency, medium-power DC-DC converters are capable of delivering up to 450 Watt output. Ideally suited for power amplifiers, wireless networks, and other telecom applications, the PAH series' mechanical design incorporates a baseplate that provides conduction cooling for demanding thermal environments found in outdoor sealed box applications and telecommunications equipment cabinets.
C&K Components (Newton, MA) has developed a new single-pole single-throw, latching version of its NP Series industrial sealed pushbuttons. An innovative internal construction allows designers the feel of a momentary switch that has latching functionality.
While NASA’s Opportunity rover collects soil samples and explores craters, the space agency makes plans for another space rover to launch in 2020.
If you thought NASA's latest Mars landing was a nail-biter, get ready for a sequel.
After rolling around the Martian plains for more than eight years, the Opportunity rover finally found a spot believed to be rich in clay minerals, scientists said Tuesday.
Twin spacecraft have captured the clearest sounds yet from Earth's radiation belts — and they mimic the chirping of birds.