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Amazing Polar Pen is a pen that can transform into endless possibilities it is made from hollow magnets
See successful flight of a human-powered helicopter
A human-powered helicopter (HPH) is a helicopter powered solely by one or more persons carried on board. As in other human-powered aircraft, the power is usually generated by pedalling. It remains a considerable engineering challenge to obtain both the power-to-weight ratio and rotor efficiency required to sustain a helicopter in flight.
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A spoon () equipped with sensors capable of detecting tremors in the hand has been released by Lift Labs. being acquired by Google. The current version of the spoon has a chunky handle that holds the motor and sensors, which move a thousand times per second to stabilize the spoon
Kitepower: Kite Wind Turbine Demonstration video Wind energy harvesting at a higher altitude by using a kite results in a eco and cost friendly solution. This demonstration system is developed by the Asset Group of TU Delft. Roland Schmehl and Rolf van der Vlugt explain current developments and the future of the project.
Amazing Ultra-fast, the robotic arm. A robot developed by EPFL researchers is capable of reacting on the spot and grasping objects with complex shapes and trajectories in less than five hundredths of a second.The research was conducted with a ball, an empty bottle, a half full bottle, a hammer and a tennis racket.
Hugh Herr is building the next generation of bionic limbs, robotic prosthetics inspired by nature's own designs.