Genetic approach helps design broadband metamaterial
A specially formed material that can provide custom broadband absorption in the infrared can be identified and manufactured using "genetic algorithms," according to Penn State engineers, who say these metamaterials ...
Gift Guide: Solid tech options for upgrading mom
Mom is busy. She's working and making and doing and raising you, among other things. In return, it's probably time for her to upgrade her aging PC or laptop. Hint, hint.
Troy Wolverton: HTC's new smartphone is One of the best
In my book, HTC's new One smartphone is easily one of the best Android devices on the market.
Sneak a peek through the mist to technology of the future (w/ video)
A tabletop display with personal screens made from a curtain of mist that allow users to move images around and push through the fog-screens and onto the display, will be unveiled at an international conference ...
Review: Updated HTC One phone worth considering
The HTC One might be the best smartphone you never heard of. The phone won critical acclaim last year, yet it barely made a dent in the marketplace. It's overshadowed by Apple's iPhones and Samsung's Galaxy ...
Tech review: LG G Flex all about the curve
I've been carrying the new LG G Flex smartphone for a few days, and the first word I want to use is "wow."
Baby tech boom produces new technologies to help parents
Long before the dawn of the pacifier, parents of newborns and toddlers found ways to use surrounding resources to help soothe and distract tots into precious moments of peace.
Faster screening test to identify tuberculosis
With 9 million new cases and 2 million deaths annually, Tuberculosis is the second most prevalent and deadliest infectious disease worldwide. As an airborne disease, it spreads easily and is very contagious. ...
Larger, sharper Samsung tablets out in US Feb. 13
Samsung's new line of tablets will go on sale in the U.S. on Feb. 13.
For viewers, Sochi will be first 'fully mobile' Olympics
The Sochi Winter Olympics, Feb. 7-23, are expected to generate a dramatic rise in Web and mobile viewing, but that does not mean viewers will abandon the traditional television-viewing experience for digital media, says a ...
Twitter developing e-commerce service
Twitter is exploring ways to sell products directly from the 140-character missives the one-to-many text messaging service site is famous for, a technology news site has reported.
Researchers develop blood test for devastating disease of boas and pythons
University of Florida researchers have developed a simple immune-based screening test to identify the presence of a debilitating and usually fatal disease that strikes boas and pythons in captivity as well ...
Paddle turns a Rubik's puzzle into a mobile device (w/ Video)
Recently, major electronics manufacturers displayed new types of screens that are thin and flexible for integration in mobile devices and e-readers. Looking one step further, a team of researchers from Hasselt ...
Team develops new, inexpensive transparent projection screen (w/ Video)
Picture the Louvre pyramid: the iconic glass pyramid that serves as main entrance and skylight to the landmark museum. The pyramid is illuminated at night, creating a magical ambience. Imagine strolling next ...