Intel roadmap leaked for SoC with Ivy Bridge graphics
From massive supercomputers come tiniest transistors
A relentless global effort to shrink transistors has made computers continually faster, cheaper and smaller over the last 40 years. This effort has enabled chipmakers to double the number of transistors on ...
Intel will highlight next-gen Haswell processors at next week's IDF
Toshiba develops molecular photoresist technology for EUV lithography
Toshiba Corporation today announced that it has developed a high resolution photoresist (photo-sensitive film) essential for future application of EUV (extreme ultraviolet) lithography in semiconductor fabrication, ...
New radiation therapy promises relief for overheating laptops
(PhysOrg.com) -- Our modern age has become accustomed to regular improvements in information technology, says Slava Rotkin, but these advances do not come without a cost.
2015 climate 'roadmap' idea well received, says EU
The European Union's top climate diplomat said on Saturday the bloc's proposal for upcoming UN talks to lay down a new "roadmap" leading to a comprehensive global deal by 2015 has been well received.
Graphene: the future in a pencil trace
(PhysOrg.com) -- The European programme for research into graphene, for which the Universities of Cambridge, Manchester and Lancaster are leading the technology roadmap, today unveiled an exhibition and new videos communicating ...
Researchers use improved nanogenerators to power sensors based on zinc oxide nanowires
By combining a new generation of piezoelectric nanogenerators with two types of nanowire sensors, researchers have created what are believed to be the first self-powered nanometer-scale sensing devices that ...
Ant behavior might shed insight on problems facing electronics design
Michael Hsiao plans to harness swarm intelligence based on the efficient behavior of ants. Why would this matter?
Survey reveals scientists have trouble accessing human embryonic stem cell lines
The promise of stem cell research for drug discovery and cell-based therapies depends on the ability of scientists to acquire stem cell lines for their research.
'Roadmap' of human metabolism offers new understanding of cancer, obesity, more
(Medical Xpress)—An international consortium of researchers has created the largest computer model of human metabolism to date, an astonishingly detailed roadmap that points the way to better understanding of cancer, obesity, ...
Computer scientists synthesize cloth sounds for animation
(Phys.org)—Someday, virtual reality may be so well done that you won't be able to tell it's just computer animation. To make that happen we'll have to hear it as well as see it, from dramatic noises like ...
NREL releases new roadmap to reducing solar PV 'soft costs' by 2020
The Energy Department's (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) recently issued a new report, "Non-Hardware ('Soft') Cost-Reduction Roadmap for Residential and Small Commercial Solar Photovoltaics, 2013,"PDF funded ...
Ironic outcomes: Being specific, not flexible, helps consumers achieve their goals
Worried you won't meet your goal? According to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research, you'll be more likely to succeed if you make specific plans to implement it.