Laser pulses used to track motion of electrons in metals with attosecond precision
It is easy to measure electric current. But it is extremely hard to watch the individual electrons which make up this current. Electrons race through the metal with a speed of several million meters per second, ...
Laser-induced graphene 'super' for electronics
Rice University scientists advanced their recent development of laser-induced graphene (LIG) by producing and testing stacked, three-dimensional supercapacitors, energy-storage devices that are important ...
Review: CES shows Internet of Things' potential and challenges
The Internet of Things may be in its early stages but it's evolving rapidly - and experiencing some difficult growing pains.
A new step towards using graphene in electronic applications
A team of the University of Berkeley and the Centre for Materials Physics (CSIC-UPV/EHU) has managed, with atomic precision, to create nanostructures combining graphene ribbons of varying widths. The work ...
New research points way to less vulnerable computer memory
(Phys.org)—Have you ever been working on a document on your computer and it suddenly crashes? Maybe the power goes out or there's a software glitch that causes it to freeze and you lose everything you've been working on ...
Amazon win highlights blurring TV/Internet line
The Golden Globes triumph of Amazon's online series "Transparent" highlights the increasingly blurred lines between television and the Internet. "TV and the Internet are becoming one and the same, and in ...
Beyond the trinkets: Voxel8 shows 3D electronics printer
After gadgets and gizmos go home, CES exhibits get recycled
As exhibitors at the International CES showcase for consumer electronics packed up their booths last week, workers were just getting started recycling what was left behind.
Team develops new superconducting hybrid crystals
A new type of 'nanowire' crystals that fuses semiconducting and metallic materials on the atomic scale could lay the foundation for future semiconducting electronics. Researchers at the University of Copenhagen ...
Missing electrons the secret to mine metal
Researchers have advanced the quest to understand how one of Australia and the world's largest zinc and lead mining deposits was formed.
eLearning as good as traditional training for health professionals, study says
Electronic learning could enable millions more students to train as doctors and nurses worldwide, according to research.
Wearable sensors gather lots of data—now to make it useful
It's not just about how many steps you've taken or how many calories you've burned in a day. Wearable fitness trackers and health monitors are becoming more commonplace and diverse, but just what do you do ...
Highlights from the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show
Here are 10 key highlights from the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show, which wrapped up Friday in Las Vegas:
Drones, flashy TVs among stars in Las Vegas tech show
Drones, wearable computing and enormous, immersive TVs were in the spotlight at the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show which wrapped up Friday in Las Vegas.