News tagged with design

Bringing color to solar facades

Until now, designers of buildings have no choice but to use black or bluish-gray colored solar panels. With the help of thin-film technologies, researchers have now been able to turn solar cells into colorful ...

Jul 01, 2013
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Democratising design

A new simulator could help the elderly or disabled users engage more effectively with electronic devices, including websites, smartphones and digital television.

Jun 10, 2013
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Yahoo! revamps search page design

Yahoo! unveiled a new search page design Wednesday as part of the struggling Internet pioneer's effort to ramp up competition with Google.

Jun 05, 2013
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Effective privacy protection in social networks

Researchers are working on new methods to help them gain a better understanding of the usage habits of participants in social networks. The results will be incorporated in the development of userfriendly ...

Jun 05, 2013
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Quantum model helps solve mysteries of water

A research team from the National Physical Laboratory (NPL), the University of Edinburgh and IBM's TJ Watson Research Center has revealed a major breakthrough in the modelling of water that could shed light ...

Jun 04, 2013
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Twitter garden wins Gold at Chelsea

Fresh garden Digital Capabilities responds to live Twitter activity, enabling the public to directly influence how the garden appears at any one time. Created by academics at the University of Lincoln, UK, ...

May 27, 2013
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