Metal-free battery degrades on demand

A new type of metal-free battery non-toxic and safer across the board. It can also degrade on demand, paving the way for better recycling.

Drew Thompson-Texas A&M • futurity
today ~5 min

Interface turns handwriting brain signals into text

A brain-computer interface allowed a man with paralysis to create computer text at 90 characters per minute just by thinking about handwriting.

Kevin Stacey-Brown • futurity
today ~7 min

Paper art robot gripper can pick up a grain of sand

The Japapnese art of paper cutting known as kirigami has inspired a robot gripper that can pick up tricky stuff like squishy objects or super small things.

Boston University • futurity
today ~2 min

Paper art robot gripper can pick up a grain of sand

The Japapnese art of paper cutting known as kirigami has inspired a robot gripper that can pick up tricky stuff like squishy objects or super small things.

Boston University • futurity
today ~2 min

Dinosaurs Enjoyed Nightlife, Too

VOA Learning English • voa
yesterday ~4 min

Live Voice Communication Expands on Social Media

VOA Learning English • voa
yesterday ~5 min

Twins wave and point later than single kids

Gestures like waving and pointing go hand-in-hand with first words. A new study finds twins do both later than single-born children.

Anna Varela - Georgia State • futurity
yesterday ~6 min

Asian and African leopards aren’t really the same species

Long considered one species, new research shows that Asian and African leopards are more genetically different than polar bears and brown bears.

Maria Hornbek-Copenhagen • futurity
yesterday ~6 min

Researchers design long-lasting, solid-state lithium battery

Harvard researchers have designed a stable, lithium-metal, solid-state battery that is far more efficient than lithium-ion batteries.

Leah Burrows • harvard
yesterday ~6 min

Surgery for snakes who eat golf balls by mistake?

Snakes, hoping to eat eggs, sometimes ingest golf balls. New research looks at four case studies to determine the best treatment.

Tracey Peake-NC State • futurity
yesterday ~3 min

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