Super-Hearing Helps Owl Hunt with Insane Precision

This video explains how the great grey owl uses its hearing to hunt in the Arctic. | Continue reading


@interestingengineering.com | 7 days ago

IEEE Bans Huawei Employees from Editing Scientific Papers

Huawei employees have been banned from editing papers and journals related to IEEE due to the export ban imposed by the US government. The academic world is shocked by the news. | Continue reading


@interestingengineering.com | 8 days ago

Nasa's Curiosity Confirms Clay on Mars

NASA's rover has found evidence of clay in the rocks on Mt. Sharp on Mars. The exciting news provides scientists better insights about how Mars was formed over billions of years. | Continue reading


@interestingengineering.com | 12 days ago

James Webb Telescope Passes Final Thermal Vacuum Test

The James Webb Space Telescope completed its final thermal vacuum tests this week. The powerful scientific instrument is on track to head to space 2021. | Continue reading


@interestingengineering.com | 17 days ago

Apple Wins Folding Phone Patent

Apple has won another patent for a folding electronic device, but we are unlikely to see a new product for several years. | Continue reading


@interestingengineering.com | 18 days ago

Quantum Algorithms and the Future of Post-Classical Computing

As classical computers approach the physical limits of their power, scientists and mathematicians are preparing for the post-classical world by using quantum algorithms that anticipate and give us a preview of the radically different world quantum computers running quantum algori … | Continue reading


@interestingengineering.com | 1 month ago

Hacking Bodies to Hold Their Breath Underwater for over Fifteen Minutes

These tips and tricks are definitely cool but do not try them at home. | Continue reading


@interestingengineering.com | 1 month ago

New Discovery Could Make Methane-Consuming Bacteria the Future of Fuel

The finding could lead to human-made catalysts that can convert methane to readily usable and sustainable methanol. | Continue reading


@interestingengineering.com | 1 month ago

Researchers Take the First Steps in Creating a Brain-Like Computing Chip

The optical neurosynaptic network is able to learn from information and use that same information for computing and recognizing patterns. | Continue reading


@interestingengineering.com | 1 month ago

Climate Change Is Making Trees Grow Faster

A new study found that Dahurian larch in China's northern forests grew more from 2005 to 2014 than in the previous 40 years. | Continue reading


@interestingengineering.com | 1 month ago

Elon Musk's Uber Competitor: Fully Autonomous Tesla Cars Will Pay for Themselves

Tesla CEO says the company plans to introduce a ride-sharing system once the cars become fully autonomous. Tesla owners will be able to make money without needing to do anything. | Continue reading


@interestingengineering.com | 1 month ago

A Tesla Model 3 Produces More CO2 Than a Diesel Car, Says New Study

Think tank ifo is revealed that electric cars are not as eco-friendly as they have been made out to be. | Continue reading


@interestingengineering.com | 1 month ago

Folding Secrets of Protein Unlocked by Artificial Intelligence

A scientist from Harvard has used Ai to create a method for successfully predicting the folded shape of any protein. The work could have massive implications for the design and development of life-saving medicine. | Continue reading


@interestingengineering.com | 1 month ago

Grace Hopper Laid the Foundation for the Information Age (2018)

We look back on how Grace Hopper's groundbreaking work is responsible for the world we live in today. | Continue reading


@interestingengineering.com | 2 months ago

Humans Produced Complex Technology Without Understanding It

New research shows that humans had no idea how the complex technologies they developed or used to adapt to the world around them even worked. | Continue reading


@interestingengineering.com | 2 months ago

Could Consciousness Come Down to the Way Things Vibrate?

What is consciousness and what causes it? Many great minds have attempted to answer this question, but new research shows the answer might be something as 'simple' as vibrations. | Continue reading


@interestingengineering.com | 2 months ago

Boeing receives first public order cancellation

Indonesia's PT Garuda Indonesia airline revealed on Friday that they have sent a letter to Boeing requesting that the aircraft maker cancel their open orders for the embattled and currently grounded 737 MAX 8 aircraft. | Continue reading


@interestingengineering.com | 2 months ago

Crypto Exchange Can't Unlock Their Vault, $190m at Risk

Head of Canadian Bitcoin exchange QuadrigaCX dies without telling anyone how to unlock the user’s deposits, which are now feared lost forever. | Continue reading


@interestingengineering.com | 4 months ago

Ultra-Thin Device Turns Wi-Fi into Electricity

A new study describes a thin, flexible device that can convert Wi-Fi into DC current, paving the way for wireless powering of electronics over the air. | Continue reading


@interestingengineering.com | 4 months ago

The Russian Woodpecker: The Soviet Signal That Could Be Heard on the Radio

The Russian Woodpecker was set of massive antenna arrays built by the Soviet Union during the final stages of the Cold War. They were so powerful they actually interfered with radio signals. | Continue reading


@interestingengineering.com | 4 months ago

This Is How Water Towers Actually Work

Water towers are a ubiquitous sight across urban areas, but did you know they do more than just store water? This educational video will give you all the answers. | Continue reading


@interestingengineering.com | 5 months ago

NASA Conducting First Real World Test of Its Planetary Defense Spacecraft

NASA will launch its first demonstration of the kinetic impact technique to change the motion of an asteroid in space. | Continue reading


@interestingengineering.com | 5 months ago

Clever Robot Can Autonomously Inspect Sewers

ANYmal is a robot designed to traverse subterranean environments. Its international team of creators hopes to develop it to be able to be used in a range of challenging underground environments. | Continue reading


@interestingengineering.com | 5 months ago

Half a Century Lasting Japanese Experiment Creates Stunning ‘Crop Circles’

Taking a half a century to complete, this experiment produced some eye-catching crop circles. | Continue reading


@interestingengineering.com | 5 months ago

Boeing Company Opens New Chinese Factory Amid U.S.-Chinese Trade War

Boeing is making big bets on the Chinese aviation market even during US and economic China tensions. | Continue reading


@interestingengineering.com | 6 months ago

New Brilliant Iron Molecule May Be the Key to Cheap Solar Energy

A brilliant iron molecule created by researchers is shaping up to offer a less costly alternative for solar energy production in the future. | Continue reading


@interestingengineering.com | 6 months ago

China Asks Electric Car Manufacturers to Share Location Data

For companies like Tesla to succeed in China, they'll first have to hand over heaps of information about the people who drive their electric vehicles. | Continue reading


@interestingengineering.com | 6 months ago

Tiny Brains Grown in Labs Produce Electrical Signals Like Premature Babies

Researchers from the University of California, San Diego have grown tiny human brains that have expressed similar electrical output to premature babies. | Continue reading


@interestingengineering.com | 6 months ago

Paving the Way for Public Autonomous Mobility

Mobility as a Service (MaaS) is increasingly becoming an attractive option for urban public transportation in smart cities around the world. Driverless public transport is just around the corner, waiting to pick you up. Will you take the ride? | Continue reading


@interestingengineering.com | 7 months ago

MIT Develops Window Coating That Could Save Millions in Air Conditioning Costs

The see-through film rejects roughly 70 percent of heat from the sun, cooling buildings and dropping energy costs by up to 10 percent. | Continue reading


@interestingengineering.com | 7 months ago

New Therapeutic Contact Lenses Could Heal Eye Injuries

Eye injuries can be a tricky to deal with. QUT researchers may have discovered a contact lens solution to treat troublesome coronary wounds. | Continue reading


@interestingengineering.com | 7 months ago

These Are the Robots Making Your Tesla S Vehicles

A YouTube video illustrates how Tesla uses robotisc-led automation to its fullest to produce its beloved electric cars. | Continue reading


@interestingengineering.com | 7 months ago

The World's Tiniest Optical Gyroscope Is Now Smaller Than a Grain of Rice

Caltech researchers have engineered an optical gyroscope 500 times smaller than the standard current models capable of detecting 30 times smaller phase shifts than even the most precise devices. | Continue reading


@interestingengineering.com | 7 months ago

Robots Will Now Be Built by Robots in World's Most Advanced Robotics Factory

Plans for a new robotics factory in Shanghai, which will be the most advanced of its kind of in the world, are taking shape. | Continue reading


@interestingengineering.com | 7 months ago

Bill Gates: From Harvard Dropout to World's Second Richest Man

William H. Gates the Third is the world's second richest man with an equally rich heart. After founding and leaving Microsoft he now spends his time giving back billions of dollars to worthy causes. | Continue reading


@interestingengineering.com | 7 months ago

This 360-Degree Fan Is 98%%20More Efficient Than Air Conditioning

Loaded with 360-degree air circulation technology, the EdenPURE 360 Air Fan moves seven times more air than traditional fans, and can easily cool even a large room in just a matter of minutes. | Continue reading


@interestingengineering.com | 7 months ago

New Hope for Cancer Patients Comes in Form of 150-Year-Old Drug

The opium-based drug Papaverine was discovered in 1848, but it could have modern uses for cancer patients undergoing radiation. | Continue reading


@interestingengineering.com | 7 months ago

Online Game Teaches Children How to Survive Storm Surges

A free online educational game is seeking to protect our youngest citizens who are at risk from coastal flooding. | Continue reading


@interestingengineering.com | 7 months ago

Earth's Heaviest and Oldest Organism Is Being Decimated by Humans

Researchers conducting a comprehensive assessment of the gigantic Pando aspen clone show that meddlesome human interference is destroying the ‘forest of one tree.' | Continue reading


@interestingengineering.com | 8 months ago

Siberian Worms Buried in Arctic Permafrost for 42,000 Years Come Back to Life

Scientists defrosted and analyzed 300 prehistoric worms from different ages and origins.  | Continue reading


@interestingengineering.com | 8 months ago

Facebook Releases a New Video Calling Device Called Portal

Facebook is attempting to break into the smart-device market with its new hands-free video calling gadget called Portal. | Continue reading


@interestingengineering.com | 8 months ago

Japan Set to Approve Controversial Gene Editing of Human Embryos

Japan's draft guidelines for a proposal to begin editing genes found in human embryos was recently announced. The decision has some scientists concerned. | Continue reading


@interestingengineering.com | 8 months ago

IoT and Smart Agriculture Are Building Our Future Cities Today

Smart agriculture in smart cities is expected to feed 9.6 billion people on the planet by 2050. | Continue reading


@interestingengineering.com | 8 months ago

This New Headset Lets You See VR as Clearly as the Real World

Finnish startup Varjo is developing a VR headset having near to human eye resolution. | Continue reading


@interestingengineering.com | 8 months ago

This Portable Power Source Provides Identical Power to a Wall Socket

The Omni Ultimate Portable power device lets you easily and quickly charge all your devices on the go. | Continue reading


@interestingengineering.com | 8 months ago

Elon Musk Settles Fraud Charges with SEC, Steps Down as Tesla Chairman

The Tesla CEO decided to settle over securities fraud charges regarding his tweets from August about taking Tesla private. | Continue reading


@interestingengineering.com | 8 months ago

This Millipede-Like Soft Robot Could One Day Deliver Drugs Inside Your Body

A soft, multi-legged robot developed by engineers at the City University of Hong Kong could one day deliver medicine inside patients. | Continue reading


@interestingengineering.com | 8 months ago

Discover the Streets of Paris Through the 'Eyes' of Tesla Autopilot

Two internet hackers gave viewers the most intimate view of how a Tesla's Autopilot system works to date in this new video. | Continue reading


@interestingengineering.com | 8 months ago