Dow Kokam, ORNL sign agreement to boost lithium ion battery performance
Dow Kokam and the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory are working together to enhance the Michigan-based company's capabilities to develop and commercialize advanced lithium ion batteries.
Neiker-Tecnalia to adapt software to undertake life-cycle analysis of wine and grape-growing
Researchers at the Basque Institute For Agricultural Research and Development (Neiker-Tecnalia) are to develop a computer tool - already tried out in other sectors applied to the requisites of the wine and grape-growing ...
From detonation to diapers: Los Alamos computer codes at core of advanced manufacturing tools
Computational tools developed at Los Alamos National Laboratory to help ensure the reliability of the nation's nuclear weapons deterrent in the absence of testing are helping industry giants ensure the reliability of their ...
Bosch boosts solar power investment
The German industrial group Bosch, widely known for electric appliances, power tools and auto parts, is investing more and more in photovoltaic systems.
Crystals detect threats to national security
Using a crystal ball to protect homeland security might seem far-fetched, but researchers at Wake Forest University and Fisk University have partnered to develop crystals that can be used to detect nuclear threats, radioactive ...
R&D collaboration focuses on new system for measuring and improving human vision
With research and development assistance from the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) and seed funding from the Georgia Research Alliance (GRA), an Atlanta-based company is developing what it hopes will ...
Israeli innovators build new 'Silicon Valley'
With a concentration of start-ups just behind that of Silicon Valley and an impressive pool of engineers, Israel is becoming the new standard for high-tech, with a unique business model.
Companies that combine exports, research outperform competitors
Economists recognize that companies that export are more productive. However, a more complex relationship between exporting and investing in research and development may better explain the high productivity of companies in ...
Tablet war pushes PC makers to focus on R&D
The tablet war is pushing personal computer makers to focus more on research and development and Web-based ecosystems to enable their products to stand out in an increasingly crowded market.
The smart shoe
Researchers from University of Twente's MIRA research institute, The Netherlands, have developed a shoe that can show exactly how a person walks. The shoe contains a range of sensors which measure the foot's ...
GM leads in clean energy patents: study
General Motors received more clean energy patents in the past year than any other company, a study released Friday said.
Mobile with electricity
Electric cars are cleaner, quieter and more efficient than gasoline- or diesel-powered vehicles. Even so, they have not yet caught on. Now, however, a new era is beginning: the era of electric mobility. Experts from Fraunhofer ...
Foxconn to move 200,000 jobs to central China
Taiwan IT giant Foxconn said Friday it is set to transform its factories in southern China into an engineering base while moving about 200,000 jobs inland.
Pfizer to ax 1,100 R&D jobs in eastern Connecticut
(AP) -- Pfizer Inc. says it will lay off more than 1,000 employees at its Groton research and development site as the drug giant cuts costs.