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Microsensors without microfabrication

(PhysOrg.com) -- Miniature motion sensors are everywhere these days, detecting the orientation of cell phones, deploying air bags in cars and measuring stresses in buildings and mechanical systems. But manufacturing ...

dateApr 16, 2010 in Engineering
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These grains can be solid, liquid or dust

(PhysOrg.com) -- Take a walk along the beach and you might marvel at any number of things: the cresting waves, the occasional scuttling crab, the shells and odd shapes of driftwood that wash ashore.

dateMar 24, 2010 in Other
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Apple tablet could stir up video game business

(AP) -- When Apple introduced the iPhone, it shook up the cell phone business but it also changed the way people play video games. About a quarter of the 100,000 applications that you can download to the ...

dateJan 27, 2010 in Software
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Writing in air not pie in the sky

It's a familiar scene in airports and train stations. Hands full with luggage, briefcase, laptop or coat and there's something you need to remember, like the level and row numbers where you parked your car in the deck. What ...

dateJun 10, 2009 in Software
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Star Trek movie inspires apps

I just got back from seeing the new "Star Trek" movie and I give it five out of five hard drives. I've been a big fan of "Star Trek" and most of its spin-offs throughout the years. I remember watching the original TV show ...

dateMay 13, 2009 in Software
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