Nano-thermometer enables first atomic-scale heat transfer measurements
In findings that could help overcome a major technological hurdle in the road toward smaller and more powerful electronics, an international research team involving University of Michigan engineering researchers, ...
Scientists make first direct images of topological insulator's edge currents
(Phys.org) —Researchers at a SLAC/Stanford institute have made the first direct images of electrical currents flowing along the edges of a topological insulator – a recently discovered state of matter ...
Team builds first integrated graphene digital circuit to function at gigahertz frequencies
Material scientists build ferroelectric memory device based on light response
Google points to in-store phone use to urge retailers to get mobile
About 8 in 10 smartphone owners use their phones while in stores to research products and prices before making a purchase, often preferring their mobile devices over a store employee, according to new research from Google.
Autonomous energy-scavenging micro devices will test water quality, monitor bridges, more
Out in the wilds or anywhere off the grid, sophisticated instruments small enough to fit in a shirt pocket will one day scavenge power from sunlight, body heat, or other sources to monitor water quality or ...
Survey: Many Americans say 'Big Brother' is here (Update)
There's little wonder why George Orwell's novel "1984" is seeing a resurgence in sales.
Tablets thrust Thai classrooms into digital era
In a rural classroom in the Thai highlands, hill tribe children energetically slide their fingertips over tablet computer screens practicing everything from English to mathematics and music.
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