MIT invention makes ocean water drinkable with a little help from the sun

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Apr 232015
 

From plants to people, every living thing on this planet needs water. But getting enough to survive, and survive comfortably, that can be a little tricky. Just look at the furor around California’s new water restrictions. If a state as wealthy as …
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New invention could help the blind ‘read’

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Mar 112015
 

A new invention could help blind people “read” books and other written text without the need for Braille. MIT researchers have created a prototype of a finger-mounted device that uses a camera to scan text, which is then converted to speech in real time.
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These Priests’ Invention Could Help Us Drill Into Icy Alien Worlds Someday

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Jan 222015
 

Jarl-Joset Station 9,000 feet up on the Greenland Ice Sheet, where Karl Philberth tested his probe – a forerunner of modern cryobots. The stations’ buildings, already being overtaken by snow as shown here, were gradually buried and crushed in the years …
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New invention to help eliminate roofing accidents

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Jan 052015
 

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