Diode a few atoms thick shows surprising quantum effect
A quantum mechanical transport phenomenon demonstrated for the first time in synthetic, atomically-thin layered material at room temperature could lead to novel nanoelectronic circuits and devices, according ...
Research simplifies recycling of rare-earth magnets
Despite their ubiquity in consumer electronics, rare-earth metals are, as their name suggests, hard to come by. Mining and purifying them is an expensive, labor-intensive and ecologically devastating process.
Microsoft fuels workplace brainstorming with Surface Hub
Microsoft on Wednesday set out to boost workplace collaboration with a giant Surface Hub touch screen tailored for brainstorming.
New technology using silver may hold key to electronics advances
Engineers at Oregon State University have invented a way to fabricate silver, a highly conductive metal, for printed electronics that are produced at room temperature.
Fitness trackers are hot, but do they really help?
Sales of fitness trackers are climbing, and the biggest maker of the gadgets, Fitbit, made a splashy debut on the stock market Thursday. But will the devices really help you get healthier?