Light-matter interaction can turn opaque materials transparent
Paper-based synthetic gene networks could enable rapid detection of Ebola and other viruses
Synthetic gene networks hold great potential for broad biotechnology and medical applications, but so far they have been limited to the lab. A study published by Cell Press October 23rd in the journal Cell reveals a new ...
Twitter looks to weave into more mobile apps
Twitter on Wednesday set out to weave itself into mobile applications with a free "Fabric" platform to help developers build better programs and make more money.
Using sound to picture the world in a new way
Have you ever thought about using acoustics to collect data? The EAR-IT project has explored this possibility with various pioneering applications that impact on our daily lives. Monitoring traffic density ...
Researchers patent a nanofluid that improves heat conductivity
Researchers at the Universitat Jaume I (UJI) have developed and patented a nanofluid improving thermal conductivity at temperatures up to 400°C without assuming an increase in costs or a remodeling of the ...
Researchers find LEDs attract more flying invertebrates than conventional lighting
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. ...