Rube Goldberg machine goes FTW

Most of you probably know what a Rube Goldberg machine is, although there may be some of you out there who remain unitiated.

'3D' transistors promise faster circuits and lighter laptops

A new type of transistor based on a 3D structure could replace silicon chips, say researchers from Purdue and Harvard universities.

Fall in CO2 led to Antarctic ice sheet formation

The appearance of the Antarctic ice sheets was triggered by a massive fall in the amount of atmospheric carbon dioxide, new research has found.

Turning tailpipe emissions into power

Where there’s heat, there’s energy - even in the smelly exhaust that emerges from a car tailpipe.