Motor

05.21.14
World's smallest nanomotor can pump drugs into cells at 18,000 RPM
05.21.14

World's smallest nanomotor can pump drugs into cells at 18,000 RPM

Scientists at the Cockrell School of Engineering in Texas have created a nanomotor less than one m...

By S. Dent,   05.21.14
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08.18.12
MIT 'microthrusters' are the size of a penny, could reposition tiny satellites
08.18.12

MIT 'microthrusters' are the size of a penny, could reposition tiny satellites

Bus-sized satellites require massive engines for even the slightest movements, but as far smaller...

By Z. Honig,   08.18.12
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04.13.12
Dyson's engineers head off to the races, create dragsters using spare parts, DC-16 motors (video)
04.13.12

Dyson's engineers head off to the races, create dragsters using spare parts, DC-16 motors (video)

Dyson engineers certainly know a thing or two about creating innovative vacuums and fans Air Multip...

By J. Pollicino,   04.13.12
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09.09.11
Teagueduino used to create analog shoebox video game
09.09.11

Teagueduino used to create analog shoebox video game

Most game developers are locked in a tiring, endless technological arms race -- but not Teague,...

By Griffin McElroy,   09.09.11
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05.26.11
Amphibious Aquapod might be the clumsiest robot ever (video)
05.26.11

Amphibious Aquapod might be the clumsiest robot ever (video)

It may look like nothing more than a random piece of seaside trash, but that ugly little creature...

By A. Toor,   05.26.11
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05.11.11
Swiss rocketeer jetpacks above Grand Canyon, lives to tell the tale (video)
05.11.11

Swiss rocketeer jetpacks above Grand Canyon, lives to tell the tale (video)

There's "crazy" and then there's "craaazy." Crazy is going swimming five minutes after eating, or...

By A. Toor,   05.11.11
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02.04.11
Saab chooses UQM motors for its 9-3 ePower EV, will be carving Alp twisties soon
02.04.11

Saab chooses UQM motors for its 9-3 ePower EV, will be carving Alp twisties soon

Saab announced it was working on an all-electric version of its 9-3 wagon late last year, dubbing i...

By T. Stevens,   02.04.11
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01.17.11
Toyota developing new type of electric motor in an effort to escape dependency on rare earth metals
01.17.11

Toyota developing new type of electric motor in an effort to escape dependency on rare earth metals

Toyota's not too pleased with the general scarcity of rare earth minerals and China's near-monopoli...

By Vlad Savov,   01.17.11
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01.11.11
Ford Focus Electric motor extracted, split asunder, coppery guts exposed
01.11.11

Ford Focus Electric motor extracted, split asunder, coppery guts exposed

Yesterday we saw the junk in the trunk, now here's what's powering it. It's the motor that makes th...

By T. Stevens,   01.11.11
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