7-01-2020

Consumer & Gadgets

CES 2020: 4 cool gadgets that already caught our attention

Augmented-reality software that makes you actually want to work out. A device that prints real-ish temporary tattoos in seconds. A TV screen that rotates like your smartphone. And a robot that just wants to be loved.

Engineering

A two-terminal floating-gate transistor for neuromorphic computing

Researchers at Technion and TowerJazz in Israel have recently built a low-power, two-terminal floating-gate transistor that could have useful applications in neuromorphic computing. This transistor, presented in a paper in ...

Energy & Green Tech

A communal energy hub

The amount of energy produced by renewable sources ebbs and flows. The Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Mathematics ITWM has found a smart work-around for these fluctuations. Its scientists developed an innovative energy ...

Engineering

An algorithm with an eye for visibility helps pilots in Alaska

More than three-quarters of Alaskan communities have no access to highways or roads. In these remote regions, small aircraft are a town's bus, ambulance, and food delivery—the only means of getting people and things in ...

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