New technology reduces storage needs and costs for genomic data
A new computer data compression technique called Genomic SQueeZ (G-SQZ), developed by the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen), will allow genetic researchers and others to store, analyze and share massive volumes ...
Sony develops 1.2kWh-class energy storage module
Sony today announced the development of an energy storage module using lithium-ion rechargeable batteries made with olivine-type lithium iron phosphate as the cathode material. Key features of olivine-type ...
Working toward the next battery breakthrough (w/ Video)
If battery-making is an art, then University at Buffalo scientist Esther Takeuchi is among its most prolific masters, with more than 140 U.S. patents, all in energy storage.
50 TB Per Tape Cartridge: Japanese Researchers Develop Ultra High Capacity Tape Media
Hitachi Maxell and Tokyo Institute of Technology today jointly announced the development of ultra high capacity tape media with ultra thin nano-structured magnetic film by using of facing targets sputtering ...
Compressed Air Energy Storage: Renewable Energy
Seagate Ships Industry's First 2TB 6Gb/s SAS Enterprise Drive
Seagate is now shipping its 3.5-inch Constellation ES drive, the industry's first 2TB enterprise-class drives featuring 6Gb SAS, to customers worldwide.
CeBIT 2010: Intelligent energy management for the home
(PhysOrg.com) -- In order to save energy, consumers need to be able to obtain up-to-date information at any time about the energy consumption of their appliances, and be able to control them while away from ...
Addressing the Future of Hard Drive Storage
(PhysOrg.com) -- Engineering professor Bryan Huey is developing a new hard drive-like device designed to improve the reliability of data storage and reduce cost and energy consumption.
High-Reliability Read-Method for Spin-Torque-Transfer MRAM, Next-Generation Non-Volatile Memory
Fujitsu Laboratories and the University of Toronto today announced that they have jointly developed the world's first high-reliability read-method for use with spin-torque-transfer (STT) MRAM that is insusceptible ...
Intel aims for the cloud as businesses ramp IT spending
Intel Corp. affirmed this week what many analysts have been talking about for some time: That a corporate spending wave is about to hit -- and a big part of it will come from the cloud.
Cockroaches offer inspiration for running robots
The sight of a cockroach scurrying for cover may be nauseating, but the insect is also a biological and engineering marvel, and is providing researchers at Oregon State University with what they call "bioinspiration" ...
Battery Research Aims To Store Renewable Energy
The biggest chemical battery in the United States is located near Interstate 90 in the small town of Luverne, Minn. The 80 ton device -- the size of two tractor-trailers stacked on top of each other -- stores ...
Intel Reports Breakthrough in Stacked, Cross Point Phase Change Memory Technology
Intel Corp. and Numonyx today announced a key breakthrough in the research of phase change memory (PCM), a new non-volatile memory technology that combines many of the benefits of today's various memory types.
Panasonic Develops High Energy Lithium-ion Battery Module with High Reliability
Panasonic Corp. has developed a 1.5 kWh battery module from 18650-type (18 mm in diameter x 65 mm in length) lithium-ion battery cells, which are widely used in laptop computers, to provide energy storage ...