Looking to allow extra room for performance for electric bike users are Milwaukee-based inventors Dustin Herte and Ryan Bass, whose Odyssey electric trike, fitted with a 4 kW motor, can reach speeds of up to 50 mph (80 km/h).
Smartphone manufacturers have yet to begin including wireless charging functionality in their handsets as a matter of course. There are, however, a number of devices available that can add wireless charging functionality ... like the Fonesalesman iQi Mobile.
While most of Canada seems content to let the rest of the world worry about designing vehicles, a small Quebec group sees things different. The province has brought us the likes of the Felino cb7 and the MK5 track racer, can now add the 2-seater kit-car Tomahawk to the boutique list.
Researchers at the Vienna University of Technology have used ultrathin layers of tungsten and selenium to create a diode that could be used in ultrathin, flexible, semi-transparent solar cells.
As part of a plan to preserve and redevelop the former British Army camp, the decommissioned Cultybraggan Camp nuclear bunker is going under the hammer with bids starting at £200,000 (US$330,000)
A new system called SARAS, which is a Spanish acronym for "Fast Acquisition of Satellites and Launchers," more than doubles the effective area of the receiving dish antenna, allowing signals from satellites to be acquired much faster.
New analyses of the x-ray and gamma-ray emissions from the center of the Milky Way galaxy, the Andromeda galaxy, and the Perseus galaxy cluster have detected significant signs of two possible dark matter particles. One is likely a 7.1 keV sterile neutrino, and the other appears to be a 35 GeV WIMP.
When people have nerve problems such as those caused by spinal injuries, they can lose the ability to feel when their bladder is full. A tiny new sensor may offer an improved method of assessing their condition, to see if surgery is required or if medication will suffice.
The newly opened Emerson College Los Angeles successfully mixes form and functionality. The building needed to be sustainable and provide spaces for education, accommodation and administration whilst at the same time fostering social activity and creativity.
Architectural artists Ward Shelley and Alex Schweder lived on an hamster wheel-shaped home for 10 days as part of their art exhibition In Orbit.