Engineering

Canada hospitals use drones to carry lungs for transplant

In the dark of night, a drone takes off from a Toronto hospital rooftop, the hum of its rotors barely audible over the bustling sounds of the cars and pedestrians below in Canada's largest metropolis.

Hi Tech & Innovation

Moscow metro launches face recognition payments

Moscow on Friday rolled out a facial recognition payment system in the city's metro system, part of a rapid expansion of the controversial technology in Russia.

Hi Tech & Innovation

New fibers can make breath-regulating garments

A new kind of fiber developed by researchers at MIT and in Sweden can be made into clothing that senses how much it is being stretched or compressed, and then provides immediate tactile feedback in the form of pressure, lateral ...

Energy & Green Tech

Repairing turbines with a supersonic blast of metal particles

A highly anticipated capability with the potential to repair hydroelectric dam turbines without the melting associated with traditional repair methods has made its way to the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) for ...

Electronics & Semiconductors

Combustion creates Braille display for electronics

Imagine an iPad or a Kindle for the blind, with inflatable Braille that changes shape under a user's touch. A Cornell-led collaboration has made a crucial component for such a technology: A haptic array of densely packed ...

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