28/06/2016

Energy & Green Tech

Technology turns wasted heat into power

Researchers at Yale have developed a new technology that could make energy from the low-temperature wasted heat produced by industrial sources and power plants, tapping into a widely available—and mostly unused—resource.

Engineering

Turn your smartphone into any kind of sensor

It started when NASA answered a call for a tool to detect dangerous gases and chemicals with a smartphone. The result became a smartphone-linked device that can do, well, just about anything someone can build a sensor for.

Robotics

Cozmo is little in size, bigger in brains and social skills

(Tech Xplore)—Coolest toy since Furby? That was the headline of a tech site on Monday. Reviews Editor Alex Cranz, Gizmodo,was looking at the new Cozmo, a tiny robot that fits in the palm of your hand. Cranz called it "one ...