Driverless mini-cars UK
researchers are developing an autonomous model car. Driverless
full-size cars have already been developed, for instance in the DARPA
challenge. By using model cars the researchers hope to make developing
the technology far easier and cheaper.
High school student builds Fusion Reactor High
school student Thiago Olson used parts and materials from the local
hardware story and eBay to build a working fusion reactor. A few tiny
bubbles in his dosimeter told him that he'd fused hydrogen nuclei into
helium in his basement.
Delft Students start developing UFO Eight
international PhD researchers and one committed and experienced project
leader will take up the challenge to design the most environmentally
friendly airplane ever conceived. 'It will be an extraordinary
Cool Bulletproof vest The
Dutch organisation for applied scientific research and the Dutch army
are working on a bulletproof vest with an integrated fan. It's as heavy
as current vests and offers more protection. A prototype will be tested
in Afghanistan this summer.
Mad Cow Resistant Cows Scientists
say they have produced the first cattle that may be biologically
incapable of getting mad cow disease. These bulls in South Dakota were
genetically engineered to be free of prions which makes them resistant
to mad cow disease.