Hewlett-Packard further beset by decline in printing
As if Hewlett-Packard Co. didn't have enough problems with its lagging personal-computer business and its admission it paid billions of dollars too much for software firm Autonomy, sales of printers - long one of the Palo ...
Spanish breakthrough allows electroporation of cell cultures for less than one Euro
Researchers from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia have developed a technique that improves and cuts the cost of a technique called electroporation, which involves opening pores in cell membranes using ...
Exploring the artsy side of 3-D printing
Three-D printing technology is a game changer in the arts and crafts world. "It really takes the lid off of what's possible," says Andrej Suskavcevic, president and CEO of the Craft and Hobby Association, ...
Dynamically reconfiguring images with flexible OLED FlexCam (w/ Video)
Printed electronics: A multi-touch sensor customizable with scissors
Together with researchers from the MIT Media Lab, they developed a printable multi-touch sensor whose shape and size everybody can alter. A new circuit layout makes it robust against cuts, damage, and removed ...
Anti-fraud lasers and inks for transparent electronics
(Phys.org) —Two prototypes – a detection device which users lasers to fight fraud, and a piano which demonstrates the potential of printed electronics – have been unveiled by Cambridge researchers.
NIRS probe small enough for implanted use in brain functional imaging
Research from Japan has produced a NIRS probe small enough for implanted use in brain functional imaging of humans. Based on flexible printed circuit technology, the probe is also cheaper and simpler to produce ...
Circuits and sensors direct from the printer
Printers are becoming more and more versatile. Now they can even print sensors and electronic components on 2D and 3D substrates. A new, robot-assisted production line allows the process to be automated.
A 3-D printout for your health
The field of 3-D printing technology is revolutionizing industries across the spectrum, from the arts to electronics. We asked Constantinos Mavroidis, Distinguished Professor of Engineering, to explain how ...
3D printing is now for patients, not patents
Dr Chris Sutcliffe from the University of Liverpool School of Engineering reacts to the news of a facial reconstruction carried out using 3D printing:
What's the upside of feeling too sad for chocolate?
The instant gratification and the pleasure derived from consuming excessive chocolate and deep-fried foods can lead way to a double-edged sword of negative consequences ranging from weight gain to feelings of low self-esteem. ...
Police highlight dangers of 3D-printed gun
A 3D-printed gun has been called a "catastrophic failure" following tests conducted by the University of Warwick.
What shopping will look like in the future
When it comes to shopping, more Americans are skipping the stores and pulling out their smartphones and tablets. Still, there's more on the horizon for shopping than just point-and-clicking.
Students hope glove keyboard will revolutionize use of devices with one hand
Give a hand to some computer engineering students at The University of Alabama in Huntsville for designing a tool that could revolutionize new ways of using electronic devices with just one hand.