As crazy as it sounds, solar panels actually respond to pop music! Scientists in the U.K. have discovered that a certain type of experimental panel drastically increases efficiency if loud music is played nearby. Anthony explains how this works.
Pop beats and rock music make zinc oxide solar cells generate more electricity. Continue reading →
A German artist photographs what happens when he puts paint atop speakers and cranks up the volume.
Recordings of brain activity could help care givers for people with epilepsy recognize when undetected seizures occur. Continue reading →
Illegal downloading of music was just the first step. Now it's everything from movies, to books, TV shows and computer software. And a recent study confirms: There's no stopping illegal downloads. Laci explains why.
Standing in line at Starbucks, nodding your head to that familiar tune? You might want to shut off your phone while doing so. Continue reading →
Spandex, a wood frame and a Kinect camera are used to explore the elasticity between life and death. Continue reading →
Sketch It! Play It, part of Intel's Start Making! initiative, makes electronics less intimidating for young tinkerers. Continue reading →
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