Cassini finds Saturn sends mixed signals
(PhysOrg.com) -- Like a petulant adolescent, Saturn is sending out mixed signals.
Smart meters raise suspicions
Coast to coast, from Maine to Marin County, Calif., the number of homes being outfitted with smart meters that keep a close eye on homeowner electricity use is on the rise. And so is the number of folks who think smart meters ...
NEC demonstrates Terahertz camera for effective fire scene imaging
NEC Corporation, in cooperation with The University of Tokyo and the National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, announced today the successful demonstration of terahertz wave image measurement technologies ...
University Hospitals Case Medical Center testing innovative 'heat therapy' for premature ejaculation
University Hospitals (UH) Case Medical Center is conducting the first ever pilot study to test a new procedure using "heat therapy" or local radiofrequency energy to treat premature ejaculation. The procedure is called image-guided ...
Cell-phone use not related to increased brain cancer risk in new study
Radio frequency exposure from cell phone use does not appear to increase the risk of developing brain cancers by any significant amount, a study by University of Manchester scientists suggests.
White House seeks spectrium for public safety
(AP) -- The Obama administration is throwing its support behind a plan to give a valuable chunk of radio waves to police officers, firefighters and emergency medical workers to build nationwide wireless broadband network ...
An astronomer's field of dreams
(PhysOrg.com) -- An innovative new radio telescope array under construction in central New Mexico will eventually harness the power of more than 13,000 antennas and provide a fresh eye to the sky. The antennas, ...
3D model of the ionosphere F-region developed by NRL scientists
The first global simulation study of equatorial spread F (ESF) bubble evolution using a comprehensive 3D ionosphere model, SAMI3, has been demonstrated. The model self-consistently solves for the neutral wind ...
A breakthrough for terahertz semiconductor lasers
(PhysOrg.com) -- Potential applications, says an engineering professor, include disease diagnosis and detection of concealed explosives.
Astronomers probe ancient radio waves for clues about the universe's first light
In the beginning, there was no light.
Nanotubes behave as optical antennae
(PhysOrg.com) -- Just as walkie-talkies transmit and receive radio waves, carbon nanotubes can transmit and receive light at the nanoscale, Cornell researchers have discovered.
'Array of arrays' coaxing secrets from unfelt seismic tremor events
Every 15 months or so, an unfelt earthquake occurs in western Washington and travels northward to Canada's Vancouver Island. The episode typically releases as much energy as a magnitude 6.5 earthquake, but ...
Rotating light provides indirect look into the nucleus
Nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) is one of the best tools for gaining insight into the structure and dynamics of molecules because nuclei in atoms within molecules will behave differently in a variety of chemical environments. ...
Zapping nerves helps control high blood pressure
(AP) -- Some people who couldn't get their blood pressure under control despite taking a fistful of pills every day found relief from an experimental treatment that shows promise as a permanent fix for the condition.