Samsung introduces Galaxy Alpha
Samsung Electronics unveiled its new design approach with the Galaxy Alpha. The latest addition to Samsung's Galaxy smartphone line, the Galaxy Alpha features a sophisticated design in a carefully constructed ...
Computer scientist reviews frontier technologies to determine fundamental limits of computer scaling
From their origins in the 1940s as sequestered, room-sized machines designed for military and scientific use, computers have made a rapid march into the mainstream, radically transforming industry, commerce, ...
Researchers roll out free software to advance computer chip design
Engineering researchers have developed new software, called FreePDK15, to facilitate chip design – and are making it freely available in order to foster new research focused on pushing the frontiers of ...
CSAIL team puts design in your hands (w/ Video)
Even as 3-D printing is poised to help democratize manufacturing, it's often overlooked that many 3-D-printed items are far too complicated for users to digitally design.
Spectacular 3-D sketching system revolutionizes design interaction and collaboration
Collaborative three-dimensional sketching is now possible thanks to a system known as Hyve-3D that University of Montreal researchers are presenting today at the SIGGRAPH 2014 conference in Vancouver.
Uncertainty gives scientists new confidence in search for novel materials
Scientists at Stanford University and the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have found a way to estimate uncertainties in computer calculations that are widely used to speed the ...
Research on 3-D printed wrist splints boost for arthritis sufferers
A Loughborough University lecturer has developed a computer software concept that will enable clinicians with no experience in Computer Aided Design (CAD) to design and make custom-made 3D printed wrist splints ...
Low-cost 'helping hand' for Third World amputees created by designer
A hi-tech artificial hand costing just £200 has been designed by a University of Derby student hoping to help lower arm amputees in the Third Word.
Video game designers envision characters who are more like us
Is it possible to hold hands with a video game character? That is, in many ways, a ridiculous question, but is one posed by the developers of "Murasaki Baby."
NASA's commercial crew partners focus on testing, analysis to advance designs
NASA's aerospace industry partners are taking their designs and operational plans for the agency's Commercial Crew Program (CCP) through a series of comprehensive tests, evaluations and review boards this ...
Five cool things at E3: This year it's software
In front of the Los Angeles Convention Center this week, there's a mutant strapped to the front of a bus, signaling the beginning of the sensory barrage that is the Electronic Entertainment Expo.
Nanomechanical detection of methamphetamines and designer drugs
(Phys.org) —The widespread use of methamphetamines and related designer drugs is a major challenge for our society, with significant impact on health and social security. In the journal Angewandte Chemie, Italia ...
Le Mans: Nissan ZEOD praised for run on electric power
Wolves in wolves' clothing not all the same
New research co-authored by University of Calgary alumna Erin Navid provides evidence that British Columbia's mainland wolves and coastal wolves are more distinct than previously believed.