Toyota's next EV motor could use 50 percent less rare earth metals
Its new magnet uses materials 20 times cheaper than EV mainstay neodymium.
Computer models help form new magnetic materials
Digital models took the guesswork out of making viable magnets.
Super-fast magnetic motor keeps tiny satellites on track
It doesn't use fuel, and should never wear out.
Newly discovered magnetism is a big boost for quantum computers
Quantum spin liquids are real, and might be the future of technology.
Ferrofluid 'font' produces trippy, one-of-a-kind art
Ferrofluid is useful for more than just fun science projects -- it could also lead to wild, one-of-a-kind art.
Lexus let skateboarders put its hoverboard to the test
Lexus built a 200m skatepark to show off its magnetic hoverboard
Cable-free elevator moves you in any direction
Elevators are absolutely vital in tall buildings, but they have their limits -- they can only move...
Laptops to get maglev keyboards that reduce their thickness
Magnetic levitation keyboards have been around for a while, but they've never really taken off, or...
Watch a tiny, magnetically powered robot construction crew go to work
A robot doesn't have to big, powerful and terrifying to be worthwhile, and many people are working...