Europe's new age of metals begins
ESA has joined forces with other leading research institutions and more than 180 European companies in a billion-euro effort developing new types of metals and manufacturing techniques for this century.
Apple looking to smarten up Siri with patent application for crowd sourcing
Wireless power could revolutionize highway transportation, researchers say
A Stanford University research team has designed a high-efficiency charging system that uses magnetic fields to wirelessly transmit large electric currents between metal coils placed several feet apart. The ...
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 ...
Vice Media 'bad boy' strategy pays off handsomely
The bad boy of digital media is now the king of the hill.
Space scientist sums up where we're at in the search for life on other planets
Phinergy demonstrates aluminum-air battery capable of fueling an electric vehicle for 1000 miles
Samsung announces 5G data breakthrough
Samsung Electronics said Monday it had successfully tested super-fast fifth-generation (5G) wireless technology that would eventually allow users to download an entire movie in one second.
Facebook wants to beam the Internet from the sky
Facebook revealed Thursday it has a lab working on using drones, satellites and solar-powered planes to provide web access around the world.
Spinoff to introduce ultrasonic gesture recognition for small devices (w/ Video)
New DNA-editing technology spawns novel strategies for gene therapy
The University of California, Berkeley, and UC San Francisco are launching the Innovative Genomics Initiative (IGI) to lead a revolution in genetic engineering based on a new technology already generating ...
Sony PlayStation 4 terrific, but not yet essential
Video-game fans who reserved Sony's PlayStation 4 several months ago won't have any regrets when it goes on sale in North America on Friday: The PS4 is a terrific game machine that will feel familiar to PlayStation ...
The grass really is greener on TV and computer screens, thanks to quantum dots
High-tech specks called quantum dots could bring brighter, more vibrant color to mass market TVs, tablets, phones and other displays. Today, a scientist will describe a new technology called 3M quantum dot ...
Rocky road for electric car market
The road has gotten bumpier for electric cars, with Coda Automotive, one of what had been a promising crop of electric car startups, filing for bankruptcy protection this month.