Today's Engineering Newswire looks at the world’s smallest reed switch, flying atom planes that are stronger than graphene, and doing karate with the Atlas robot.
Federal health regulators on Thursday approved the first hard-to-abuse version of the painkiller...
Ford developed robots to drive their trucks on the worst roads imaginable. Some courses are so...
A small lab in Brooklyn is working on a gel that can stop bleeding in 20 seconds. Platelets...
Computer Scientists at the University of Washington are developing a radar-like system that will allow users to control their wireless devices with hand gestures. The system uses the reflection of radio waves to track hand movements and translate them into commands.
Matt Hardigree, editor-in-chief at Jalopnik.com, and Bloomberg's Matt Miller previews the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show.
Few people need an SUV with 567 horsepower that can scream around a racetrack and go from zero to 60 in four seconds. A small but growing number want one.
PTC has announced the PTC Systems Engineering Solution, purpose-built to help organizations reduce risk and accelerate innovation in an increasingly smart, connected world.
Beyond Meat, maker of plant-based "chicken" and "ground beef," is aiming at the heart of the carnivorous market. Beyond Meat Founder Ethan Brown says their meatless products taste and feel like the real thing and they believe they can revolutionize the way we eat.
American manufacturing has had great success in automating factories with robots and computers in the last 50 years, and computers are now eliminating many service jobs. This has caused a lot of speculation about how far artificial intelligence can be developed.
Rockwell Automation and AT&T are collaborating to improve remote asset utilization and connected machine management.
Pittsburgh is experiencing major economic growth due to a booming robotics industry.
The Ford Shelby GT350 is back, powered by a 5.2-liter V8 engine producing over 500 horsepower.
There will only be a few hundred, and they won't be cheap, but Toyota is about to take its first small step into the unproven market for emissions-free, hydrogen-powered vehicles.
Just months after selling its ailing handsets unit to Microsoft, the Finnish company is planning to bring its brand back to consumers with a new tablet.
Reynolds American is launching a cigarette that heats tobacco rather than burning it, hoping to capitalize on the growing appetite for alternatives to traditional smokes.
Most microprocessors are made from silicon. AKHAN Technologies is developing a way to make them from industrial diamonds, allowing the chips to be thinner and require less energy.
Today's Engineering Newswire looks at dropping bombs for safety, coating batteries for consumption, and saying goodbye to our bearded friend.
In a small lab at Purdue University in Indiana, a new kind of robot is being developed. Research could some day lead to a revolution in what we wear, from rehabilitative clothing to military performance enhancers, to everyday athletic gear.
The 1963 Chrysler Turbine car has a jet engine under its hood. In its heyday, it represented the future of automobiles.
British chip designer ARM Holdings is best known for supplying processors to mobile giants like Apple. Now the company has thrown its weight behind a tiny Cambridge-based startup named SimPrints that may be on the brink of revolutionizing the delivery of healthcare.
Satellites are so 2014. Airbus is developing a high-altitude, solar-powered drone that can stay aloft indefinitely. It could deliver wireless service where towers are too hard or expensive to maintain.
The military's DARPA lab creates stunning inventions, and they could help service members stay one step ahead when answering the call of duty. Chip Reid reports on the new "AirLegs" technology for U.S. troops.
Skateboarding is going airborne this fall with the launch of the first real commercially marketed hoverboard which uses magnetics to float about an inch off the ground. The creators believe their technology will someday be used to transport large containers or hold buildings above earthquakes as the ground shakes below.
This 33-foot-long 30,000 pound 1940 GM mega-bus represented the size and power of General Motors at its mightiest.
After a dismal last quarter, CEO Mark Fields says he plans to turn Ford around as the company unveils its new F-150 truck.
Microsoft has unveiled a cheaper smartphone, costing about 110 euros ($135), as it eyes emerging and other low-cost markets for growth.
A Polish company is producing a high-resolution, interactive screen made of nothing but water vapor. The screen allows users to control images in mid-air.
Today's Engineering Newswire looks at rocket science, flying in a windowless plane, bringing new life to FrankenEyes … and flying a car.
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