LG to introduce Google TV at CES 2012
LG Electronics will introduce its highly anticipated Google TV at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. LG Smart TV with Google TV combines the familiarity of Google’s Android OS with ...
The next big step toward atom-specific dynamical chemistry
(PhysOrg.com) -- For Ali Belkacem of Berkeley Labs Chemical Sciences Division, What is chemistry? is not a rhetorical question.
Fuel for fusion
Oak Ridge National Laboratory's Fusion Pellet Fueling Lab has been at the center of design and testing of plasma fueling systems for tokamak research applications for decades. Since the mid-1970s, lab researchers ...
Weakening Video Privacy Protection Act a dangerous attack on intellectual privacy
Most people would rather not have their video viewing habits easily available to the public no need for co-workers to know about your love of reality TV.
Developers of film recorder to receive Oscar
(AP) -- The first Oscar recipients of the new year were announced Thursday by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Four new exoplanets to start off the new year!
Its only a few days into 2012 and already some new exoplanet discoveries have been announced. As 2011 ended, there were a total of 716 confirmed exoplanets and 2,326 planetary candidates, found by both ...
Study shows family solution to teen troubles
(PhysOrg.com) -- How do you keep at-risk teens off drugs and out of trouble? According to a new University of Georgia study, family can make a difference.
New research suggests North American continent is a slow eroder
New research casts doubt on the late heavy bombardment
Was the early solar system bombarded with lots of big impacts? This is a question that has puzzled scientists for over 35 years. And its not just an academic one. We know from rocks on Earth that life ...
Mock atoms prove attractive: Researchers added first pseudo atoms to electronegativity scale
(PhysOrg.com) -- When studying an atom's ability to attract nearby electrons, scientists rely on electronegativity scales, which describe each atom's ability to pull in these negatively charged particles. ...
3-D view of 1-D nanostructures
Semiconductor gallium nitride nanowires show great promise in the next generation of nano- and optoelectronic systems. Recently, researchers at the McCormick School of Engineering have found new piezoelectric ...
Implanted biofuel cell converts bug's chemistry into electricity: Scientists take step toward cyborgs
An insect's internal chemicals can be converted to electricity, potentially providing power for sensors, recording devices or to control the bug, a group of researchers at Case Western Reserve University report.
Differing dangers at sea
The probability of being killed at work is 25 times higher for a coastal fisherman than for an offshore worker, according to a study from the UiS. Seafarers also run a high risk of accidents.
Hackers expose more Israeli credit card details
A group of Saudi hackers calling themselves group-xp published details of more than 6,000 Israeli credit cards online in the second such incident in three days, army radio reported on Friday.