In a busy factory, machinists move sheets of aluminum roll in the back door to be molded, stamped, twisted and notched into high-tech electric cars that sell for more than $60,000 each. Down the road in another plant, crews slice solar cells, place them under glass sheets and create panels ...
Something very unique just popped up in Morgan Hill that will help wind be less of a ‘drag’ for cyclists, a wind tunnel. Wind can be a cyclists’ best friend and worst enemy, so Specialized Bikes built the wind tunnel at their headquarters to study it’s effects on bikes and ...
Something very unique just popped up in Morgan Hill that will help wind be less of a ‘drag’ for cyclists, a wind tunnel.
Biofuel researchers at UC Berkeley may keep the tobacco industry from going up in smoke. Scientists are engineering tobacco plants to produce oils that can serve as biofuels to power airplanes, cars, trucks and other machines. (May 17)
In this interconnected world, the next big thing may be a fully-wired house. With everything from door locks to coffee makers to pet feeders controllable from an app on your smart phone. The AP's Lee Powell enters the smart house. (May 16)
Scientists at the University of Illinois developed a miniature lens that "sees" like a bee. The panoramic view mimics Mother Nature's optical system for some insects. (May 15)
Google has unveiled a streaming music service called All Access that blends songs users have already uploaded to their online libraries with millions of other tracks for a $10 monthly fee.(May 15)
There's growing concern at the Federal Reserve and the banking industry about increasing attacks on smartphones by fraudsters. (May 15)
Using laptops, tablets, and six sided speakers, Princeton University's Laptop Orchestra teaches students the art of creating and coding music. It's neither Mozart nor Star Wars. (May 15)
A Soyuz space capsule carrying a three-man crew returning from a five-month mission to the International Space Station landed safely on Tuesday on the steppes of Kazakhstan. (May 14)