Amazon has announced a new 3D Printed Products store. The store has launched with more than 200 print-on-demand designs. Users can customize items like earrings, pendants, rings and bobble head dolls using a special widget, before having the item 3D-printed and delivered.
Sense is a sleep monitoring system that transmits data to an elegant sphere on your bedside table. It takes into account the bedroom's environment and offers a sleep score based on the quality of the night's rest, pertaining to the information gathered by a range of sensors.
Following the success of its Seven Stars Cruise Train, which launched late last year, Japanese railway company JR East has released plans for another luxury sleeper train called the Cruise Train that is set to take passengers from spring 2017.
Facing the alternative of a fiery death, the ESA’s Venus Express orbiter has completed a daring atmosphere-skimming maneuver that has extended the life of the unmanned explorer by several months.
A "universal" blood test screening for cancer is the goal of a lab at the University of Bradford, reducing unneeded and expensive biopsies. The technique relies on the idea that white blood cells in cancer patients are already damaged, and can be measured.
Porsche is rolling out a revamped Cayenne lineup for the 2015 model year. The most radical change to the new Cayenne line is the Cayenne S E-Hybrid, a quick, powerful gas-electric option with all-electric driving capabilities.
Google and the IEEE have launched the Little Box Challenge, offering a US$1 million first prize for an innovative electronic design to shrink power inverters down from their current bigger-than-a-bread-box size to something less than the size of a small laptop.
Automotive supplier Continental is developing an Electric Parking Brake (EPB) for drum brakes that brings electric parking brakes out of the luxury cars and into the economy segment.
In October, Mars will encounter comet C/2013 A1 Siding Spring, which will come closer to the Red Planet than any recorded comet has passed to Earth. NASA is taking steps to protect its Mars-orbiting spacecraft from damage by the cosmic visitor.
Earlier this month, we first heard about a radar system for cyclists, known as the Backtracker. Although it's not yet commercially available, we recently had the chance to try out a pre-production review unit. It definitely shows promise, but could perhaps use one tweak.