'Super-nano' plastic fibres touted for next-generation IT
Materials scientists in France said on Sunday they had made highly-conductive plastic wires on the nanoscale, an invention with potential for mobile devices, computing and solar energy.
Samsung rowing harder and faster for flexible screen production
Researchers create materials that reproduce cephalopods' ability to quickly change colors and textures
Cephalopods, which include octopuses, squid, and cuttlefish, are among nature's most skillful camouflage artists, able to change both the color and texture of their skin within seconds to blend into their ...
Transparent electronics from graphene-based electrodes (w/ Video)
Flexible, transparent electronics are closer to reality with the creation of graphene-based electrodes at Rice University.
Gadget Watch: Samsung shows bendable phone screen (Update)
By showing off a phone with a flexible screen, Samsung is hinting at a day when we might fold up our large phone or tablet screens as if they were maps.
Samsung to unveil 'smartwatch' next month: reports
South Korea's Samsung Electronics will unveil its new Galaxy Gear "smartwatch" early next month, ahead of Apple's iWatch, Bloomberg news and a fan site said Saturday.
Renewable energies : the promise of organic solar cells
(PhysOrg.com) -- In the race to renewable energy, organic solar cells are now really starting to take off. They can be manufactured easily and cheaply, they have low environmental impact, and since they are compatible with ...
You don't need a curved TV, but 4K is the future
There has been a lot of hype and misinformation in the press over the last few weeks about the future of television. At the CES Electronics Showin Las Vegas, curved screens and 4K TV are being touted as the ...
Paper a cost-efficient and simple means of generating electrically conducting structures
(Phys.org) —Paper is becoming a high-tech material. Researchers at the Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces in Potsdam-Golm have created targeted conductive structures on paper using a method ...
Galaxy Round: Samsung to debut smartphone with curved display
Samsung Electronics said it will release a smartphone with a curved display—and a $1,000 price tag.
Electronic congestion in the microchips of the future
(Phys.org) -- Electrons within some materials can stick together like cars on a traffic jam. Swiss researchers studying promising materials for the future of electronics have been able to highlight this phenomenon
Samsung says to unveil smartphone with curved display
Samsung said Wednesday it would unveil a smartphone with a curved display in October—a technological innovation aimed at maintaining its lead in a lucrative but increasingly saturated market.
Quick new screening exam could save thousands of people from bowel cancer
A five-minute screening test could cut the risk of developing bowel cancer by a third and save thousands of lives from what is the UK's second biggest cancer killer, according to new research led by Imperial ...
Samsung seeks smart watch trademarks in US, SKorea
Samsung Electronics Co. has applied for U.S. and South Korean trademarks for a watch that connects to the Internet in the latest sign that consumer technology companies see wearable devices as the future ...