Nissan Develops Acceleration Pedal That Pushes Your Foot Back

According to Reuters, Nissan said on Monday that it has invented an accelerator pedal for their future cars that is somehow slapping your foot off it. It can push back on the driver's foot when it detects too much pressure and bad fuel efficiency while accelerating.

Textiles That Generate Electricitiy Under Development at Southampton

A team of researchers at the University of Southampton are about to develop a new technology that may allow people to power mobile phones, MP3 players and other gadgets through their movement, without the need to change the batteries.

World's Cheapest "Eco" Bulb That Lasts For 60 Years

The researchers at Cambridge University have invented a new type of "eco" bulb that lasts for 60 years and is three times more efficient than current energy light bulbs. It can reduce the lighting bills by up to 75%.

Nano Fibers Will Power Your iPod

Have your ever seen those self-powered mechanical watches, those who charge themselves from your hand's movement? They have one half of a heavier metal...

Harvard 3D Printed Microbattery Wins Innovation Award

University of Harvard, or more precisely, scientists from the university's School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, were granted with the Academic R&D Award last...

Researchers Found An Enzyme That Could Get Gasoline From Thin Air

"This organism is a very common soil bacteria that is very well understood and has been studied for a long time. But while we were studying it, we realized that the enzyme has some unusual behavior", said Markus Ribbe, a scientist at the University of California.

Newly Designed Carbon Spheres Paving the Way For Better Gas Filters and Catalysts

Solutions are always evolving for the polluting world out there, to compensate for the millions of tons of contaminants that poison the gas we breathe and the water we drink. One such innovatory solution comes from the University of Illinois in the form of tiny carbon spheres embedded with iron nanoparticles, to make more efficient catalysts and filters.

Newly Developed Light Sensor Could Improve Solar Cells and Cameras

Scientists at the University of Toronto have created a new type of light sensor that acts like a pixel in a digital camera. Researchers believe the sensor, which takes advantage of a phenomenon called multi-exciton generation (MEG), could lead to substantial advancements in the performance of a variety of electronic devices including digital cameras.

Tiny Biological Fuel Cells Could Power Future Implants

Scientists at the University of Georgia have discovered a new way to grow molecular wire brushes that conduct electrical charges. According to the researchers, this discovery is the first step in developing fuel cells for devices such as cochlear implants, prosthetic limbs and pacemakers.