Search Results for Evan Ackerman (1209)

  1. Artificial Leaf Is 10 Times Better at Generating Hydrogen from Sunlight

    A new "artificial leaf" that can turn sunlight and water directly into hydrogen and oxygen is shattering performance and stability records

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  2. Robots With Smooth Moves Are Up to 40% More Efficient

    Slight tweaks to acceleration and deceleration can make a huge difference to robot energy consumption

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  3. Hitachi Developing Dual-Armed Robot for Warehouse Picking

    This is one of the most confidently brisk picking robots we've ever seen

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  4. Why You Probably Don't Care About a Fuel Cell iPhone That Can Run for a Week

    A fuel cell that can power a smartphone for a week sounds great in theory, but in practice, you probably only care if you live in India

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  5. Sony's New Drone: a Modern Take on a Familiar Design

    A fixed-wing drone that can lift off vertically has its advantages, but who needs one?

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  6. Gigantic Antarctic Instrument, IceCube, Finds Mysterious Cosmic Neutrinos

    A cubic kilometer-sized neutrino detector buried deep in Antarctic ice has confirmed the discovery of mysterious ultra-high energy neutrinos

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  7. This Robot Submarine Inspects the Worst Pools Ever

    Reactor pools are where no humans want to go for a swim, so we're sending robots instead

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