Megan Crouse
Real-Time Digital Reporter

Megan Crouse has worked in journalism for four years, covering community news, entertainment, and technology. Before joining Advantage Business Media in January of 2015 she served as the editor of The Citizen, a community newspaper in New Jersey. As well as becoming acquainted with local politics and events in this capacity, she began to write television reviews and entertainment news for Den of Geek in 2013, and is a contributor to Suvudu.com. Primary topics of interest in the fields of engineering and design include NASA, artificial intelligence, robotics, and electric vehicles.

Outside of journalism she can be found watching movies, taking walks, and waiting impatiently for the Tesla Model 3.

 

Microsoft is working on giving a sailplane flying instincts like a bird. The artificial-intelligence controlled flying machine can detect and hitch a ride on...
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8.17.2017
10:07am
It has been a decade since cellphones transformed both the technology industry and many aspects of our lives. The cellphone has become nearly ubiquitous, but...
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8.16.2017
10:32am
This zero-carbon sports hall will hold up to 300 students for the Panyaden International School in Thailand. The zero-carbon nature of the open space might...
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8.15.2017
10:30am
Hyundai and its luxury brand Genesis are speeding up their production time. In fact, the company is aiming to double it. According to Automotive News on Friday...
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8.14.2017
3:14pm
Crafting materials at the molecular level allowed researchers at the Technical University Munich (TUM) to ‘program’ materials to disintegrate at a preset time...
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8.14.2017
10:14am
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On Monday, a SpaceX Dragon cargo ship will carry a wealth of experiments to the International Space Station after a projected launch from Kennedy Space Center...
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8.14.2017
9:02am
Boeing-owned Insitu has announced that it will provide drones to FireWhat, a California-based company that monitors wildfires and natural resources. As spotted...
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8.11.2017
10:25am
Here’s an artificial intelligence that comes up with its own product ideas. Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) and the Hebrew University of...
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8.11.2017
10:19am
On Wednesday, Intel announced a project with Mobileye to deploy at least 100 self-driving cars in the United States, Israel, and Europe starting in late 2017....
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8.10.2017
10:30am
NASA is using enormous research balloons to probe the origins of the universe. The Primordial Inflation Polarization Explorer (PIPER), designed and tested at...
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8.9.2017
10:18am
NBC’s Adam Tuss got a surprise yesterday when he chased down what he thought was a story about a driverless car. Turns out he was right – but only partially....
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8.8.2017
10:02am
This Saturday marked the fifth anniversary of the Curiosity rover’s mission on Mars. Since landing on Aug. 5, 2012, the little robot has been studying the...
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8.7.2017
10:42am
On Saturday, Hyperloop One completed the second phase of testing for their Hyperloop pod in the desert north of Las Vegas. They recently put out two videos for...
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8.3.2017
4:38pm
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Russian designer Arinin Evgeny released a redesign of the traditional traffic light. Today’s traffic lights are usually simple to understand, but can struggle...
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8.3.2017
10:23am
NASA is looking for an engineer to make a six-figure salary as a Planetary Protection Officer. The position sounds fit for a superhero, but it’s actually more...
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8.3.2017
8:48am
Virgin Galactic’s satellite-focused offshoot Virgin Orbit will soon launch small satellites from Cosmic Girl, a 747-400 launch platform that recently rolled...
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8.2.2017
3:32pm
The Brompton folding bike now comes in electric. A video released this week on Dezeen includes anecdotes from the engineers at Brompton about how they tried to...
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8.2.2017
11:19am
You can explore Mars in virtual reality with Mars 2030, a 3-D game made in concert with NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Johnson Space Center and Langley...
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8.1.2017
10:32am
Breakthrough Starshot intends to launch tiny spacecraft – the size of a single circuit board – on interstellar missions. The video below shows an artists’...
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7.28.2017
10:33am
Japan’s Kibo module on the International Space Station has a new resident. The “Int-Ball” camera drone is intended to relieve the crew of the job of having to...
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7.27.2017
9:55am
We’re big fans of animal-inspired robots here, so this plant-inspired one looked intriguing. Turns out it’s also pretty bizarre to see it grow straight up into...
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7.25.2017
10:45am
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Seattle’s Museum of Flight is using augmented reality to show visitors the inside of famous planes. Seattle-based GeekWire shared the video, which brings you...
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7.24.2017
9:58am
Google Street View is coming to the International Space Station. Astronaut Thomas Pesquot filmed the space station for Google, allowing people who might never...
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7.21.2017
10:48am
Google Glass never took off in the consumer world, but GE is using it to speed up work on their aviation projects. GE Ventures funded Upskill, an augmented...
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7.20.2017
9:57am
On July 18, Airbus Defence and Space completed a test of SAGITTA, a jet-propelled, autonomous demonstrator. The research vehicle is three meters long and three...
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7.19.2017
10:00am
Meet Salto-1P, the bouncing robot that has been in development at UC Berkeley's Biomimetic Millisystems Lab. The researchers proposed that making a robot...
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7.18.2017
10:36am
The European Space Agency’s LISA Pathfinder probe has almost finished its mission. On July 13, ESA released an update about the technology test. LISA...
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7.17.2017
9:27am
Here’s a big, silly project to kick off your summer weekend. YouTuber and former NASA engineer Mark Rober debuted his 7-foot long water gun on July 11. He’s...
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7.14.2017
10:26am
Last month, we reported on Amazon’s ascent into aerial autonomous aeries with a vertical drone garage. Now, Dezeen has found another patent, filed in April of...
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7.13.2017
10:35am
The six-year journey of NASA’s Juno spacecraft will soon yield new photographs of Jupiter’s Great Red Spot after a July 10 flyby. Images are still coming in...
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7.12.2017
10:14am
Personal assistant company JStar has raised $11 million in funding for its Amazon Echo-style hardware, Josh.ai. JStar, founded by Alex Capecelatro and Tim Gill...
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7.11.2017
1:24pm
The first production unit of Tesla’s Model 3, eagerly awaited by the electric car startup’s fans as the “affordable” alternative to the luxury Model S, was...
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7.11.2017
11:11am
The lawsuit between Uber and Alphabet’s self-driving vehicle think tank Waymo drags on with a new wrinkle. A US magistrate judge has declared that Uber lawyers...
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7.11.2017
10:22am
Here’s a design that has been making the rounds on the internet lately. Dezeen points out Dani Clode at the Royal College of Art, who created a “third thumb”...
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7.10.2017
10:19am
These little robots can clean up drinking water. A video posted at the American Chemical Society shows swimming bots that capture waterborne bacteria using...
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7.7.2017
9:47am
A lot of experimental technology never gets out of the lab, or languishes in the test phase. This Chinese elevated bus we covered last year looks like it might...
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7.6.2017
10:51am
DARPA’s Fast Lightweight Autonomy (FLA) program was recently tested with an obstacle course for drones that can maneuver through urban areas or forests without...
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7.6.2017
10:08am
“The car to drive is literally a handful, but with some seat time it’s very controllable and fun to drive. The V8 screams like the heartbeat of America…” When...
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7.5.2017
3:09pm
This drone can turn on a dime thanks to six hexagonal nacelles. Students at ETH Zurich’s Autonomous Systems Lab have designed the Voliro drone as part of their...
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7.5.2017
10:09am