Multi-panel Door That Flips over to Open/Close

Austrian artist Klemens Torggler's Evolution Door "opens and closes in a surprisingly elegant way at the slightest touch, folding in on itself like pieces of paper. Torggler calls this system a 'flip panel door' (Drehplattentür).

An Ergonomic 3D Printing Pen

LIX: The Worlds Smallest Printing Pen Lets You Draw in the Air pens printing

Plasma Torch that Kills Bacteria in Raw Chicken

A new study by food safety researchers at Drexel University demonstrates that plasma can be an effective method for killing pathogens on uncooked poultry. The proof-of-concept study was published in the January issue of the Journal of Food Protection.

What’s this

Mealbox is a by box less than 18 inches high that opens to a low dining set. The fully assembed table, fit together like a jigsaw puzzle, is long and seats When the dining table's not in use, the packed-up kit can double as a coffee table.

Books Cave

Geographic Shelves - "Oh, the farmer and the cowman should be friends," is a new artistic design from the masterful Ron Arad. The creative bookshelf design u.

A Microscopic Sensor Turns Anything into A Camera

Traditional camera lenses can be bulky and unwieldy, but an innovation coming out of the technology licensing company Rambus could make them miniscule.

Synthetic Leaf

Dezeen and MINI Frontiers - Dezeen RCA graduate Julian Melchiorri says the synthetic biological leaf he developed, which absorbs water and carbon dioxide to produce oxygen just like a plant, could enable long-distance space travel.

The Orbit Washer—Washing Clothes without Water

The Orbit washes clothes without soap or water, blasting sublimated dry ice at high pressure into dirty clothes, removing dirt, grease and other particles from the

Open Mirror

Open Mirror by Digital Habit(s). Mirror/Ipod docking station w/ hands-free control.

Edible Water Bottle

Ooho, a biodegradable, water balloon-like blob, could be used as an environmentally friendly alternative to the ubiquitous plastic water bottle.

Sensory Substitution Device that Enables the Blind to See

Scientists Create ‘Star Trek’ Visor, Helps Blind See- The non-invasive Sensory Substitution Device ‘hacks’ into the visual cortex of the blind and helps them identify objects, via their existing senses.

ITRI MediRobot

Much better than traditional portable lifts. This one looks like it would easily go through a door.