Student Radicals

There's still talk of revolution on campuses. But the 21st-century student has something very different from anarchy on the mind--think hydrogen cars and homes on the moon


A Wearable Motorcycle

Jake Loniak is a college junior, he’s also the inventor of one of the most innovative concept vehicles we’ve seen in ages. Inside: the electric exoskeleton motorcycle and an exclusive video of the beast in action


The Fuel-Cell Racing Go-Kart

A hydrogen-powered carbon-fiber go-kart built by 40 undergrads hits 60 mph and sports an ultra-capacitor for rapid acceleration


The Future of Mobile Computing

A college class mines the Android for a set of apps that will change the way we phone


(Re)Building a Better Town

When a tornado leveled Greensburg, Kansas a class of college students took it on to help rebuild the town – with an eye on the environment


Handheld Spy Chopper

Hoboken students devise a tiny prototype scout copter


Origami Optics

“Folding” light again and again provides a lot of magnification in a small space


Making a Hopping Robot

A pogo stick provides inspiration for more lifelike robotic motion


A More Efficient Hybrid

Reusing exhaust makes for a cleaner, more capable engine