Archive: 11/13/2013

An economist with a goal

Soccer puts a smile on Jonathan Tebes' face, but a mention of economics or international development—or better yet, both at once—will keep him talking animatedly for hours. An MIT senior majoring in economics ...

dateNov 13, 2013 in Economics & Business
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On-chip quantum buffer realized

Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corp. has realized a quantum buffer integrated on an optical waveguide. The buffer is based on the "slow light effect", where the propagation speed of a pulsed light in a special ...

dateNov 13, 2013 in Quantum Physics
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NEC introduces the PaPeRo petit robot

(Phys.org) —Japan's portfolio of robot creations has become well known as a versatile one that includes personal home robots which, in appearance as well as functions, can motivate humans to like spending ...

dateNov 13, 2013 in Robotics weblog
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Milestone for breakthrough wireless technology

CSIRO's breakthrough invention that paved the way for fast high data rate wireless networking (often referred to today as Wi-Fi) is now an internationally known Australian success story that, to date, has ...

dateNov 13, 2013 in Telecom
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