7 cars get top rating in high-tech safety test
Seven midsize vehicles earned the top rating in a new insurance industry test of high-tech safety features designed to prevent front-end collisions.
DARPA partners with the DIY community to create the ultimate brain interface
UC San Diego, UMD researchers to build 'WIFIRE' cyberinfrastructure
Three research organizations at the University of California, San Diego, have been awarded a multi-year National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to build an end-to-end cyberinfrastructure to perform real-time data-driven assessment, ...
How meningitis bacteria 'slip under the radar'
(Phys.org) —Scientists have discovered a natural temperature sensor in a type of bacteria that causes meningitis and blood poisoning. The sensor allows the bacteria to evade the body's immune response, ...
With carbon nanotubes, a path to flexible, low-cost sensors
Researchers at the Technische Universitaet Muenchen (TUM) are showing the way toward low-cost, industrial-scale manufacturing of a new family of electronic devices. A leading example is a gas sensor that ...
Tiny camera records details of scene without losing sight of the big picture
To capture all the details of a crime scene, you might take many photos at close range. To get the whole scene at once, you could use a wide-angle or fisheye lens; but without an especially large lens you ...
Nanofabrication: Medical sensors improve with holey gold nanostructures
Recent advances in nanotechnology are providing new possibilities for medical imaging and sensing. Gold nanostructures, for example, can enhance the fluorescence of marker dyes that are commonly used to detect ...
iPhone hack shows security isn't at our fingertips just yet
We've come to expect something radically different from Apple every time it launches a new product and sure enough, the fingerprint sensor unveiled as part of the iPhone 5s, seemed like a revolution in pho ...
The very idea: Kitchen gadgets powered by microwave leaks
Gecko for tracking and alerts takes to Indiegogo for funds
US senator concerned about Apple fingerprint tech (Update)
A U.S. senator is asking Apple for more clarity on privacy and security concerns he has with its use of fingerprint recognition technology in the new iPhone 5S.
HP marks October availability of gesture-control PC (w/ Video)
Apple buyers rue high price of new 'low cost' iPhone (Update 2)
Apple fans clamouring for the two new iPhones formed a kilometre-long queue in Tokyo Friday, but high prices in Asia and the lack of a new tie-up in the vast China market dampened the global roll out.