Gamma ray camera may help with Fukushima decontamination
Japanese researchers have significantly improved the performance of a gamma ray-imaging "Compton" camera. The new technology has potential applications in scientific research, medical treatment and environmental ...
Professors prepare national tool kit for police use of body-worn cameras
Two ASU criminology and criminal justice professors are the primary authors of a new online tool kit for police departments nationwide to implement the use of body-worn video cameras.
Obama gets his own @POTUS account, joins Twitter age
President Barack Obama is embracing short-form communication. Twitter has a new account: @POTUS. Spelled out, that's President Of The United States.
A glance at digital elements being embraced by stores
Retailers are testing high-tech elements in stores, from virtual dressing to interactive shelves. Here are three trends that shoppers will see this year: ...
US moves step closer to commercial drone use
Drones will take to the skies to inspect crops and infrastructure as US civil aviation authorities moved a step closer Wednesday to allowing their widespread commercial use.
IBM raises quarterly dividend by 18 percent to $1.30
IBM said Tuesday it is raising its quarterly dividend to $1.30 from $1.10, an increase of 18 percent.
Detecting human life with remote technology
Flinders engineering students Laith Al-Shimaysawee and Ali Al-Dabbagh have developed ground-breaking new technology for detecting human life using remote cameras.
Drivers want new safety technology, but it will cost them
Drivers want more collision-prevention technology in their cars, but there is a limit to how much they will pay.
Bridging nanotube gaps enhances performance of electronic devices
A more effective method for closing gaps in atomically small wires has been developed by University of Illinois researchers, further opening the doors to a new transistor technology.
Innovation boosts Wi-Fi bandwidth tenfold
Researchers at Oregon State University have invented a new technology that can increase the bandwidth of WiFi systems by 10 times, using LED lights to transmit information.
Overconfidence in new technologies can influence decision-making
Technological advances in recent decades have transformed most aspects of daily life, and technology now plays a major role in business and society. However, little is known about how perceptions of technology might influence ...
New technology making drones safer, smarter
Researchers at the University of Zurich have unveiled new technology enabling drones to recover stable flight from any position and land autonomously in failure situations. It will even be possible to launch ...
Artificial hand able to respond sensitively thanks to muscles made from smart metal wires
Engineers at Saarland University have taken a leaf out of nature's book by equipping an artificial hand with muscles made from shape-memory wire. The new technology enables the fabrication of flexible and ...
Ultra-thin silicon films create vibrant optical colors
A new technology, which creates a rainbow of optical colors with ultra-thin layers of silicon, has been recently demonstrated by a research group at the University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH).