Hugh Herr is building the next generation of bionic limbs, robotic prosthetics inspired by nature's own designs.
Some brilliant Ideas to Capture the Ocean's Energy
The world's ocean waves hold as much as 10 trillion watts, and engineers and scientists trying to find the best ways to get the incredible resource that's washing up on our shores every day.
Water Vortex Turbine Generator
The Kouris Centri-Turbine Generator (Water Vortex Turbine Generator) invented by Paul S. Kouris The idea for the “KOURIS ‘CENTRI-TURBINE’ GENERATOR” came to Mr. Kouris while he was completing his education in jurisprudence/ philosophy in the mid-l970s. Read more The Kouris Centri-Turbine Generator: www.kourispower.com
New type wind power electricity generation technology
Altaeros Energies is announcing the first planned commercial demonstration of its BAT (Buoyant Airborne Turbine) product in partnership with the Alaska Energy Authority.
The first robot, Foundation Robot, shuffles around the footprint of the building on caterpillar-style tracks, following a pre-defined route and using a sensor to steer itself around the shape. Like your standard 3D printer, it squirts out building material, which is made up of 50 percent marble powder and 50 percent polymer for a lightweight but strong substance, in layers.
Turning Ordinary Glass Surfaces into Solar by MSU. A Michigan State University research team has developed a transparent solar panel capable of capturing solar energy. Professor Richard Lunt, MSU assistant professor who headed the research, believes that the panel can be employed in a wide variety of settings.