Supercritical water could lead to biomass-to-fuel conversion on a large scale
Google Glass for consumers will 'take a while', Schmidt says
Consumers can expect to wait a while before they're able to lay their hands on Google's much-hyped Internet-connected eyewear, Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt said Friday.
Stalling science threatens every domain of modern life
The looming "sequestration," across-the-board budget cuts that were never really meant to happen, could cripple key areas of science by slashing federal investment in research and development by an estimated 8.4 percent between ...
UK stays cautious over thorium as nuclear fuel
IBM introduces new powerful mainframe computers
IBM on Tuesday introduced a new line of mainframe computers the company calls its most powerful and technologically advanced ever.
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 ...
Obama vows return to US science prominence (Update)
President Barack Obama pledged Monday to return the United States to a "high water mark" of scientific achievement, announcing a goal to commit three percent of GDP to research and development.
Researchers produce Omega 3 using marine plant micro-organisms
Neiker-Tecnalia, the Basque Institute for Agricultural Research and Development, and the company FARMARABA S.L. are working together on a Project designed to produce Omega 3 using marine plant micro-organisms. ...
China's Baidu reports slower profit growth (Update)
Baidu Inc., which operates China's most popular search engine, reported slower profit growth in its latest quarter Friday as costs rose sharply and competition for its new mobile service intensified.
Taiwan touch-panel maker TPK to invest $1 bln
Taiwan's TPK Holding, a leading manufacturer of touch screens for Apple, will invest up to Tw$30 billion ($1.01 billion) this year to meet robust demand for mobile and other devices, media reported Sunday.
Report identifies keys to new innovation: Improvements possible in funding of research, collaboration among companies
What kinds of industrial production can bring innovation to the American economy? An intensive, long-term study by a group of MIT scholars suggests that a renewed commitment to research and development in ...
LG raises investments despite uncertain economy
LG Group says it is increasing annual investments to record highs despite the uncertainty in the global economy and slow consumer demand.
Texas Instruments to cut 517 jobs in France
Chipmaker Texas Instruments says will lay off more than 500 people at a research and development plant near Nice, France, in the coming months.
China's Huawei to open R&D centre on Nokia's home turf
Chinese telecom firm Huawei announced on Monday plans to invest 70 million euros ($90 million) to open up a research and development centre for smartphone and tablet software in Finland, home to rival Nokia.