Technology to help farmers protect crops
New technology to tackle biosecurity challenges down the track is one of the five megatrends identified in today's CSIRO report Australia's Biosecurity Future: preparing for future biological challenges. ...
New technology may speed up, build awareness of landslide risks
Engineers have created a new way to use lidar technology to identify and classify landslides on a landscape scale, which may revolutionize the understanding of landslides in the U.S. and reveal them to be ...
Team develops test to rapidly diagnose bloodstream infection
A new bloodstream infection test created by UC Irvine researchers can speed up diagnosis times with unprecedented accuracy, allowing physicians to treat patients with potentially deadly ailments more promptly ...
New approaches needed for protecting vulnerable ICT infrastructure
Internet attacks that are able to bring organizations to a full standstill, are no longer new to us. At the same time, we don't seem to be aware of the vulnerability of the ICT infrastructure and of the privacy aspects of ...
Carnival Corporation rolls out faster Internet
Carnival Corporation announced Monday it will offer a long-range, broadband wireless Internet network on all of its 101 ships across nine cruise line brands.
Greener ship propellers
A Norwegian invention is reducing by a third the energy that foundries need to manufacture ship propeller blades.
Obama taking action to push manufacturing
President Barack Obama is expanding his push for increased manufacturing in the United States by directing federal money toward new technologies, apprenticeship programs and competitions designed to assist small manufacturers.
California startup unveils gun technology for cops
A Silicon Valley startup has developed technology to let dispatchers know when a police officer's weapon has been fired.
World's fastest manufacture of battery electrodes
New world record: Scientists at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) increased the manufacturing speed of electrode foils coated batch-wise by a factor of three – to 100 meters per minute. This was ...
Ultra-fast charging batteries that can be 70% recharged in just two minutes
Scientists from Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) have developed a new battery that can be recharged up to 70 per cent in only 2 minutes. The battery will also have a longer lifespan of over ...
A look at how your voice is being used to ID you
Businesses and governments around the world are increasingly turning to voice biometrics, which sometimes are described as voiceprints, to replace passwords and fight fraud. A look at this fast-growing technology:
New way of making cell calls promises better service
Your cellphone may soon be making calls in a whole new way, one that promises faster connections, clearer audio and better service - at least eventually.
New nanomaterial introduced into electrical machines
Lappeenranta University of Technology in Finland has constructed the world's first prototype electrical motor using carbon nanotube yarn in the motor windings. The new technology may significantly enhance the performance.
Predicting landslides with light
Optical fiber sensors are used around the world to monitor the condition of difficult-to-access segments of infrastructure—such as the underbellies of bridges, the exterior walls of tunnels, the feet of dams, long pipelines ...