Next 15 years is 'crunch time' for climate change
Time is running out to employ a mitigation strategy that would avert severe global damage from climate change, a University of Illinois energy policy expert says.
NIST removes cryptography algorithm from random number generator recommendations
Following a public comment period and review, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has removed a cryptographic algorithm from its draft guidance on random number generators. Before implementing the change, ...
Power arm band for wearables harvests body heat
Microsoft CEO is driving data-culture mindset
Generator uses the human body as an electrode to power portable electronics
Hybrid energy harvester generates electricity from vibrations and sunlight
Economics of using mesquite for electricity dependent on outside factors
Using mesquite biomass for electricity generation may become economically feasible if ecological and agricultural factors are considered, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Research paper being published in ...
Harmonic holograms: High-speed three-dimensional imaging captures biological dynamics
Experiment opens the door to multi-party quantum communication (Update)
In the world of quantum science, Alice and Bob have been talking to one another for years. Charlie joined the conversation a few years ago, but now by enforcing the space-like separation of the three parties, ...
Morphees: Shape-shifting mobile devices (w/ Video)
Prototype mobile devices that can change shape on-demand will be unveiled today and could lay down the foundation for creating high shape resolution devices of the future.
Big beats bolster solar cell efficiency
(Phys.org) —Playing pop and rock music improves the performance of solar cells, according to new research from scientists at Queen Mary University of London and Imperial College London.
Researchers develop completely new type of electrostatic generator
Water, a membrane with a tiny hole and a small metal plate: that's all that is required to generate a voltage of 20,000 volts. Researchers from the University of Twente MESA+ research institute have developed ...
Researchers report on hardware Trojans that are undetectable
Thermoelectric generator on glass fabric for wearable electronic devices
Wearable computers or devices have been hailed as the next generation of mobile electronic gadgets, from smart watches to smart glasses to smart pacemakers. For electronics to be worn by a user, they must ...