News tagged with electricity networks

First mammalian 'cell phone'

(—Researchers from ETH Zurich have quite literally created a "cell phone": they have reprogrammed mammalian cells in such a way that they can "phone" each other via chemical signals.

dateSep 17, 2012 in Biotechnology
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Building ultra-low power wireless networks

(—Engineering researchers at the University of Arkansas have received funding from the National Science Foundation to create distortion-tolerant communications for wireless networks that use very little power. ...

dateAug 29, 2012 in Engineering
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Senate may go on break without passing cyber bill

The U.S. Senate could leave town this week for a monthlong break without passing legislation to protect the country's electrical grid, water supplies and other critical industries from cyberattack and electronic espionage.

dateAug 02, 2012 in Internet
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Grid stability thanks to precise forecasts

A self-learning software system from Siemens can stabilize power grids. The program, which is based on neural networks, can forecast the electrical output of renewable energy sources over a 72-hour period with more than 90 ...

dateJun 11, 2012 in Energy & Green Tech
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