NASA researchers looking to take additive manufacturing into space
IBM to produce Micron's hybrid memory cube in debut of first commercial, 3D chip-making capability
IBM (NYSE: IBM) and Micron Technology, Inc. announced today that Micron will begin production of a new memory device built using the first commercial CMOS manufacturing technology to employ through-silicon ...
Kor Ecologic Urbee 2 car will move from 3-D printer to road
Fujifilm will introduce 1TB optical disc in 2015
ZSW engineers build lithium-ion battery able to last for 27 years
New 3-D transistors promising future chips, lighter laptops
(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers from Purdue and Harvard universities have created a new type of transistor made from a material that could replace silicon and have a 3-D structure instead of conventional flat computer chips.
Making fuel from bacteria: Genetically-modified cyanobacteria could be more efficient than ethanol
In the search for the fuels of tomorrow, Swedish researchers are finding inspiration in the sea. Not in offshore oil wells, but in the water where blue-green algae thrive.
Physicists develop scalable method for making graphene
(PhysOrg.com) -- New research from the University of Pennsylvania demonstrates a more consistent and cost-effective method for making graphene, the atomic-scale material that has promising applications in ...
Faster, stronger, lighter: New technique advances carbon-fiber composites
These days, aerospace engineering is all about the light stuff: building airplanes with lighter wings, fuselage and landing gear in an effort to reduce fuel costs.
Making dreams come true: Making graphene from plastic?
Graphene is gaining heated attention, dubbed a "wonder material" with great conductivity, flexibility and durability. However, graphene is hard to come by due to the fact that its manufacturing process is ...
Intel will highlight next-gen Haswell processors at next week's IDF
New manufacturing approach slices lithium-ion battery cost in half
An advanced manufacturing approach for lithium-ion batteries, developed by researchers at MIT and at a spinoff company called 24M, promises to significantly slash the cost of the most widely used type of ...
Review: 'Smart' LED bulbs controlled by iPhones
LED bulbs seem to be the future of home lighting: They save electricity, they're durable and they don't contain mercury like compact fluorescents. But having them produce white light like any old light bulb ...
Here's looking at dew: spiders snare water from the air
Fog-catching nets which provide precious water in rain-starved parts of the world may be poised for a high-tech upgrade thanks to the spider.