Not all diamonds are forever: Researchers see nanodiamonds created in coal fade away in seconds
(Phys.org) —Images taken by Rice University scientists show that some diamonds are not forever. The Rice researchers behind a new study that explains the creation of nanodiamonds in treated coal also show ...
Forty-six transistors constructed on six CNTs is most complicated device of its kind to date
Researchers find a way to integrate two two-dimensional materials into a single electronic device
New graphene-type material created
(Phys.org) —Scientists at the University of Liverpool have created a new material, related to graphene, which has the potential to improve transistors used in electronic devices.
CEO: Sony needed to act sooner, but will reform (Update)
Sony Corp. Chief Executive Kazuo Hirai said Thursday the company accumulated huge losses because it didn't respond quickly enough to changing market conditions, but promised a return to profit next year.
NCNR neutrons highlight possible battery candidate
Analysis of a manganese-based crystal by scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has produced the first clear picture of ...
Physicists investigate onset of effective mass
New SPAD control system features high efficiency, low error rate
By employing a technique analogous to the operation of noise-canceling headphones, PML researchers have created an exquisitely sensitive, semiconductor-based, single-photon detection system that has the highest ...
Engineering earth-abundant catalysts that mimic platinum in renewable energy technologies
When one considers nonrenewable resources, the first to come to mind are fossil fuels: petroleum, coal, and natural gas. The rapid depletion of these unsustainable resources has sparked global research on ...
Geneva scientists focus on phone cameras for random number generation
With imprecise chips to the artificial brain
Which circuits and chips are suitable for building artificial brains using the least possible amount of power? This is the question that Junior Professor Dr. Elisabetta Chicca from the Center of Excellence Cognitive Interaction ...
Fast and curious: Electrons hurtle into the interior of a new class of quantum materials
As smartphones get smarter and computers compute faster, researchers actively search for ways to speed up the processing of information. Now, scientists at Princeton University have made a step forward in ...
'Halo' TV series, 'Halo 5' game launching in 2015
Master Chief is returning to the battlefield next year.
Galaxy Tab 4 Education: New tablet exclusively developed for scalable 1:1 initiatives in K-12 schools
Samsung Electronics today announced the availability of the new Galaxy Tab 4 Education – its first tablet specifically designed to support scalable 1:1 computing initiatives in K-12 schools. The rugged, ...