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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