New tech keeps your smart phone charged for 30 percent longer
New technology developed at The Ohio State University makes cell phone batteries last up to 30 percent longer on a single charge.
Physicists show self-correcting quantum computers are theoretically possible
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.
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.
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.
Apple looking to smarten up Siri with patent application for crowd sourcing
Spintronics approach enables new quantum technologies
(Phys.org) —A team of researchers including members of the University of Chicago's Institute for Molecular Engineering highlight the power of emerging quantum technologies in two recent papers published ...
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 ...
Nanospheres cooled with light to explore the limits of quantum physics
A team of scientists at UCL led by Peter Barker and Tania Monteiro (UCL Physics and Astronomy) has developed a new technology which could one day create quantum phenomena in objects far larger than any achieved ...
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: ...
New technology enables ultra-fast steering and shaping of light beams
A team of engineers has developed a new acousto-optic device that can shape and steer beams of light at speeds never before achieved. The new technology will enable better optical devices to be made, such ...
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.
Britain starts public trial of driverless cars
Driverless cars are hitting Britain's public roads for the first time, giving a glimpse of future travel that's billed as safer and more efficient.