Iran's Revolutionary Guard unveils attack drone
Iran unveiled on Friday an unmanned attack aircraft it described as its most sophisticated drone to date that can reach much of the Middle East, including Israel.
'Accelerator on a chip' demonstrated
In an advance that could dramatically shrink particle accelerators for science and medicine, researchers used a laser to accelerate electrons at a rate 10 times higher than conventional technology in a nanostructured ...
Henry Ford's ideas may cut the cost and speed production of medicines
Ideas that Henry Ford taught a century ago about the advantages of continuous mass production are finding their way into the manufacture of one of the few remaining products still made batch-wise: the billions of tablets, ...
Ultra-high-speed nanomaterial synthesis process developed using laser beams
Dr. Jun Yeop, Yeo and the research team led by Professor Seung Hwan, Ko (both of the Department of Mechanical Engineering at KAIST) successfully developed a process enabling the location-determinable, ultra high speed synthesis ...
ManuCloud: Integrating the solar cell supply chain online
Global demand for renewable energy sources has created a burgeoning manufacturing sector for bespoke light-emitting diodes and solar cells. Europe needs to capitalise on this transition from mass production ...
Chemical engineers' research may lead to inexpensive, flexible solar cells (w/ Video)
(Phys.org) —Work by a team of chemical engineers at Penn State and Rice University may lead to a new class of inexpensive organic solar cells.
Samsung now mass producing industry's fastest embedded memory
Samsung Electronics announced today that it is mass producing the world's fastest embedded memory – the industry's first eMMC 5.0 devices – in 16 gigabyte (GB), 32GB and 64GB densities for next-generation ...
Panasonic starts first mass production of ReRAM mounted microcomputers
Panasonic Corporation today announced that it will start the world's first mass-production of microcomputers with mounted ReRAM, a type of non-volatile memory, in August 2013. Through utilizing microcomputers ...
Old toys show plus side to losing your marbles
A collection of long lost toys, just unearthed by a team of archaeologists at The University of Manchester, have shone new light on the commercialisation of childhood by the late Victorians.
Toshiba launches 13 Megapixel, 1.12um, CMOS image sensor with color noise reduction
Toshiba Corp. today announced the launch of "T4K37", a 1.12µm, 13 Megapixel BSI CMOS image sensor with color noise reduction (CNR). Mass production starts today.
From minute to massive—mammal size evolution explained
(Phys.org) —Scientists have added another piece to the evolutionary puzzle to explain why certain mammal families evolved to be very large, while others remained tiny.
First precise MEMS output measurement technique unveiled
The commercial application of MEMS, or micro-electro-mechanical systems, will receive a major boost today following the presentation of a brand new way to accurately measure the power requirements and outputs ...
Printed inchworm robot makes self-assembly moves (w/ Video)
Working toward a more inexpensive and widespread use of solar energy
"The use of solar energy is increasing rapidly, and by 2050, the share of solar electricity may even represent one fourth of all the electricity used worldwide," predicts Professor Peter Lund of Aalto University. Solar energy ...