Archive: 23/03/2012

The lithium battery as a source of hope

The future belongs to electric vehicles – the experts are convinced of this. But there are a few challenges to overcome before quietly whirring electric cars can completely replace the combustion engine. One such challenge ...

dateMar 23, 2012 in Energy & Green Tech
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Swarming and transporting

On its own, an ant is not particularly clever. But in a community, the insects can solve complicated tasks. Researchers intend to put this 'swarm intelligence' to use in the logistics field. Lots of autonomous transport shuttles ...

dateMar 23, 2012 in Engineering
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Indian outsourcers 'employ 100,000 in US'

India's IT outsourcing sector has nearly doubled the number of jobs it has created in the US in the last five years and now employs more than 100,000 people, an industry group said on Friday.

dateMar 23, 2012 in Business
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Highest honors for quantum computer pioneer

Experimental physicist Rainer Blatt from the Institute for Quantum Optics and Quantum Information (IQOQI) in Innsbruck, Austria, will receive the Stern-Gerlach Medal of the German Physical Society. The medal will be presented ...

dateMar 23, 2012 in Quantum Physics
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