New algorithm for message dissemination in decentralized networks faster than its predecessors and guarantees delivery
Ad hoc networks—communication networks set up on the fly by mobile sensors—pose problems that ordinary office networks don't. Ad hoc networks are usually decentralized, meaning that no one node knows ...
Panasonic tech fixes color setbacks in low light photos (w/ video)
Engineers generate world-record mm-wave output power from nanoscale CMOS
(Phys.org) —Harish Krishnaswamy, assistant professor of electrical engineering at Columbia Engineering, has generated a record amount of power output—by a power of five—using silicon-based nanoscale CMOS (complementary ...
Novel metamaterial sensor provides bigger picture
Duke University engineers have developed a novel sensor that is more efficient, versatile and cheaper for potential use in such applications as airport security scanners and collision avoidance systems for ...
Toshiba smartphone camera sensor has eye on future
Researchers develop a way to remotely detect landslides
Gcorelab receives $482,000 to develop new battery coolant technology
LuminAR bulb lights path to augmented reality (w/ video)
Engineering professor working to help bridges withstand natural disaster
(Phys.org) —Structural control systems have the potential to help our civil infrastructure, such as bridges, roads and buildings, withstand natural disasters such as earthquakes or storms. However, traditional ...
Brainwave headband makes debut at Paris LeWeb meet
CyPhy Works takes wraps off long-endurance UAVs (w/ video)
Lava dots: Scientists make hollow, soft-shelled quantum dots
(Phys.org)—Serendipity proved to be a key ingredient for the latest nanoparticles discovered at Rice University. The new "lava dot" particles were discovered accidentally when researchers stumbled upon ...
Robot hands gain a gentler touch
(Phys.org) —What use is a hand without nerves, that can't tell what it's holding? A hand that lifts a can of soda to your lips, but inadvertently tips or crushes it in the process?
Super-sensory hearing? Newly identified hearing organ in bushcrickets' ears could create new technologies
The discovery of a previously unidentified hearing organ in the South American bushcrickets' ear could pave the way for technological advancements in bio-inspired acoustic sensors research, including medical ...