This Columbia Engineering project takes the idea of flexible batteries to the max, with a lithium-ion battery that can bend and twist. Note the videos do not include sound. More information and detail can be found here.
A microbot built at Purdue University’s School of Mechanical Engineering moves by tumbling, guided by a magnetic field. The researchers chose magnets for their “microscale magnetic tumbling robot,” called microTUM, because they enable it to travel through dry and wet environments. The ability to move around in wet environments makes it suitable for drug delivery, […]
This episode of TinkerEng highlights an in-progress product, the ToastBaker, made by industrial designer Steve Goldberg. The ToastBaker is an Internet of Things-connected toaster oven with a small conventional oven underneath.
Microsoft wants to transform its campus in Mountain View, Calif. into a 32-acre “smartest, greenest office yet.” Accessed via GeekWire, the video shows plans for rooftop gardens and natural greenery, on-site non-potable water reclamation, a collegiate atmosphere with natural light, and “habitat restoration.” Along with increased attention on California’s trouble with drought, the campus is […]