The Prosper-Haniel hard coal mine once provided fossil fuels that drove German industry. But now, it's getting a brand new identity and essentially becoming a battery for the storage of solar and wind energy.
DARPA is calling for proposals for its AMBIENT program for sensors to detect tiny magnetic signals from the brain and body. The greatest challenge is the earth's magnetic force, which DARPA calls 'the biggest buzzkill.'
As it turns out, when jet engines use biofuels, they emit fewer particle emissions in their exhaust trails. So yes, biofuels are, in fact, better for the environment than their fossil fuel alternatives. Shocking, we know.
Walmart was awarded a patent for a system of in-store product movement from inventory to a delivery area using drones. The system would fly the drones above product shelving to avoid making customers in aisles uncomfortable.
After multiple delays, Lily the flying camera now won't ever ship, as the company announced its closure. It will be issuing a refund to over 60,000 pre-order customers after it couldn't fund the product's manufacturing.
Pastrovich's X R-Evolution superyacht concept is designed for owner flexibility and the ability to transport multiple modular units. Deployable honeycomb-inspired components enable infinite configurations.
In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on that it's almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of it. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of the top 10 tech stories from this…