Microrobots armed with new force-sensing system to probe cells
Inexpensive microrobots capable of probing and manipulating individual cells and tissue for biological research and medical applications are closer to reality with the design of a system that senses the minute ...
Xamarin has previews of new platform features for developers
News Republic adds personal briefings on world affairs
Thriving mobile application News Republic added a digest feature Thursday briefing news junkies on topics they care about in just three minutes.
Funky robots display Japan's latest technologies
A smartphone-controlled dinosaur, synchronized cheerleaders and a ping pong-playing spider are some of the robot technology showcased at the CEATEC Japan electronics exhibition.
Mozilla is making plans for 64-bit Firefox browser
Scientists design an imaging system capable of obtaining 12 times more information than the human eye
Researchers at the University of Granada have designed a new imaging system capable of obtaining up to twelve times more colour information than the human eye and conventional cameras, which implies a total ...
A system to allow air- and ground-based robot vehicles to work together
A system to allow air- and ground-based robot vehicles to work together, without GPS signals or expensive sensor devices, is being developed by a team at Yonsei University in Korea. This could be used by ...
Looking for a spouse or a companion
The increasing popularity of social media, online dating sites, and mobile applications for meeting people and initiating relationships has made online dating an effective means of finding a future spouse. ...
Project aims to turn mobile phones into detectors of disease-spreading insects
Insects transmit many of the world's most infectious diseases, but there has been a decline in the expertise needed to recognize species of insects most likely to transmit illness to people.
Startup scales up graphene production, develops biosensors and supercapacitors
An official of a materials technology and manufacturing startup based on a Purdue University innovation says his company is addressing the challenge of scaling graphene production for commercial applications.
Software catches vulnerabilities on websites before they're exploited
Hacking is often done with malicious intent. But the two MIT alumni who co-founded fast-growing startup Tinfoil Security have shown that hacking can be put to good use: improving security.
Data visualisation page illustrates the power consumption of smartphones
An infographic developed by University of Helsinki researchers presents the first side-by-side comparison of the power consumption and fragmentation of Android and iOS devices. ...
Tycoon Branson backs ride-sharing service Sidecar
San Francisco-based ride-sharing service Sidecar on Monday announced a $15 million funding round that included backing by British tycoon Richard Branson.
How to estimate energy footprint in highways
Researchers at the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid have developed an application to estimate energy footprint in highways.