The Self-Destructing Computer Chip Is Real

Xerox PARC engineers have developed a self-destructing computer chip that explodes into tiny pieces when triggered. Developed as part of DARPA’s Vanishing Programmable Resources Project, the chip uses Gorilla Glass, which is found in numerous Smartphones around the world. Speaking to PC World, PARC scientist Gregory Whiting explained: “we take the glass and we ion-exchange …

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Advanced Prosthetic Hand Allows Paralysed Man To ‘Feel’ Again

An advanced robotic prosthetic hand developed by the Applied Physics Laboratory at John Hopkins University has been successfully tested, allowing a paralysed man to ‘feel’ again. The robotic hand is part of a research project funded by the US military’s Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (Darpa) that explores advanced prosthetic limbs. The volunteer, a 28-year-old …

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12 Gadgets Every Student Should Own

As September approaches, new semesters are about to begin around the world. Soon schools, universities and colleges will be welcoming back their students, whilst many undergrads will be beginning their academic lives and establishing their future. Although pens, paper and heavy textbooks were once the standard equipment for students, times have changed! These days students …

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