'Connected' cars new buzzword at IAA fair
Following smartphones and tablet computers, motorists look set to be the next big market for connected devices as automakers wow crowds with the latest Internet-enabled models at the IAA motor show.
Ford shows new Evos concept car at Frankfurt show
Ford Motor Co. is giving a hint of what forthcoming models will look like with its Evos concept car, a streamlined four-seater with slender LED headlights and a high front grille.
'Trojan Horse' particle sneaks chemotherapy in to kill ovarian cancer cells
A common chemotherapy drug has been successfully delivered to cancer cells inside tiny microparticles using a method inspired by our knowledge of how the human immune system works. The drug, delivered in this way, reduced ...
Security first: When a footstep is like a fingerprint
How a bare foot strikes the ground as one walks reveals your identity almost as well as a fingerprint, according to a study released Wednesday.
Electrical conductor sparks interest
Chemists at Harvard and three other institutions have created a purified version of an organic semiconductor with electrical properties that put it among a small handful of organic compounds and that provides ...
When will a message of social responsibility backfire?
Consumers don't react positively to all messages of corporate social responsibility, according to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research. The message needs to line up with consumers' mindsets and understanding of the ...
MUTE electric car prototype displays excellent driving dynamics
Following months of preliminary work on computer simulations, the first completed prototype of the new electric concept car from Technische Universitaet Muenchen showed in its first driving tests that it possesses ...
AP gets Knight funding to create journalistic tool
(AP) -- The Associated Press will be among 16 news organizations and Internet entrepreneurs sharing $4.7 million in funding to design innovative ways to find and deliver news in the digital age.
Study of biomarker development in mice provides a roadmap for a similar approach in humans
Researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center have demonstrated in mice that the performance of a novel biomarker-development pipeline using targeted mass spectrometry is robust enough to support the use of an analogous ...
Exploring tessellations beyond Escher
Facebook friends? Group identity helps consumers remember ads
When consumers think about the groups they belong to, they recall ads better, according to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research.
Airbus shows off a see-thru concept plane (w/ video)
DeltaWing concept car to race at Le Mans
New micro gyro technology for DARPA to be developed
The Georgia Institute of Technology, in partnership with Northrop Grumman Corporation, has been selected to develop a new type of Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS) gyroscope technology for the Defense Advanced Research ...