People with hemophilia or on blood thinners could soon skip a trip to the doc's and instead put a drop of blood on a microfluidic sticker on their smartphone screen to test how their blood is coagulating.
Researchers have created a prosthetic hand that allows the wearer to feel objects via wires to the nerves in the upper arm.
To accommodate all the data needed to model the 70 million neurons that make up a mouse brain, Big Blue is using scads of the same type of memory used for PC solid-state drives.
The Salamandra robotica II mimics a salamander's movements by swimming, crawling, and walking.
Big Blue is using the human brain as a template for breakthrough designs. Brace yourself for a supercomputer that's cooled and powered by electronic blood and small enough to fit in a backpack.
A five-year study out of the University of Zurich and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology demonstrates that a simple chemical cocktail can revive the "innate intelligence" of the spinal column in rats.
In a collaboration with Swiss researchers, Nissan's car will anticipate what the driver wants to do. Not intended for angry drivers.
Researchers have come up with a way to create a textured feel on touch screens. Could this spell trouble for BlackBerry?
An $11 million machine under development at the Swiss Space Center aims to tidy up space debris in the near heavens.
A quadruped robot developed at Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne has been taught to walk by being fed data based on the movements of a horse.