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U.S. Navy submarine sonar tech targets strokes

In much the same way submarine sensors can differentiate between whales and other vessels, portable device measures subtle skull pulsations that may indicate irregular blood flow.

By March 30, 2011


Nissan adds drivetrain and safety features for mass-market models

Automotive News reports on how Nissan will add continuously variable transmissions and hybrid power trains across its model lineup.

By October 18, 2011


Which mini-speaker annoys the neighbors most?

We test three popular brands of mini-speaker to see which puts out the best sound--and most irks our apartment building superintendent.

By September 19, 2011


Mysterious UFO-like object spotted on sea floor

Underwater salvage team stumbles across a mysterious object on the floor of the Baltic. Sonar images show a circular object that looks suspiciously like the Millennium Falcon.

By August 2, 2011


Navy testing robot Jet Ski for harbor patrols

Blackfish is a remote-controlled Jet Ski from Qinetiq that uses sonar and radar to patrol harbors for terrorist threats.

By July 21, 2011


Army ROV clears underwater ordnance off Hawaii

Working at a site off Oahu once used as a marine munitions dump, the Army's Roumrs ROV has cleared dozens of pieces of exploded ordnance.

By August 8, 2011


Eco Pod waterproof smartphone case keeps tech dry in wet weather

The Eco Pod is an outdoor case for your phone or MP3 player that encases the device in a unique airtight valve for complete protection from the elements, and comes with a pair of Grace Digital's waterproof headphones.

By August 4, 2011


Remora ROV fishes out Air France black box

An American ROV has finally retrieved the black box of an Air France jet that crashed in the Atlantic in June 2009, killing all 228 people onboard.

By May 2, 2011


Gaming glove may help stroke patients recover

Low-cost rehab glove uses video games to help stroke patients regain hand movement.

By April 28, 2011


Study: Video games aid post-stroke motor skills

Stroke patients who play video games are up to five times more likely to improve their arm motor function than those who undergo standard physical therapy, data shows.

By April 7, 2011