Communication channel between cells and machines paves way toward bio-hybrid robots
AMD reveals plans for 25x efficiency gains by 2020
Another step toward quantum computers: Using photons for memory
(Phys.org) —Scientists at Yale University have found a new way to manipulate microwave signals that could aid the long-term effort to develop a quantum computer, a powerful tool that would revolutionize ...
Physicists demonstrate 100-fold speed increase in optical quantum memory
Using light to control light: Engineers invent new device that could increase Internet download speeds
(Phys.org)—A team of scientists and engineers at the University of Minnesota has invented a unique microscale optical device that could greatly increase the speed of downloading information online and reduce ...
Human-computer music performances use system that links music and musical gestures (w/ Video)
NVIDIA dresses up CUDA parallel computing platform
New device could bring optical information processing
(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers have created a new type of optical device small enough to fit millions on a computer chip that could lead to faster, more powerful information processing and supercomputers.
Simple genetic circuit forms stripes: Synthetic biology helps scientists sort out pattern formation
Many living things have stripes, but the developmental processes that create these and other patterns are complex and difficult to untangle. Now a team of scientists has designed a simple genetic circuit that creates a striped ...
Microfabrication breakthrough could set piezoelectric material applications in motion
(PhysOrg.com) -- Integrating a complex, single-crystal material with "giant" piezoelectric properties onto silicon, University of Wisconsin-Madison engineers and physicists can fabricate low-voltage, near-nanoscale ...
Intel unveils Rosepoint—CPU and WiFi on same chip
Cat brain: A step toward the electronic equivalent
A cat can recognize a face faster and more efficiently than a supercomputer. That's one reason a feline brain is the model for a biologically-inspired computer project involving the University of Michigan.
Bell Labs breaks optical transmission record, 100 Petabit per second kilometer barrier
Alcatel-Lucent today announced that scientists in Bell Labs, the company’s research arm, have set a new optical transmission record of more than 100 Petabits per second.kilometer (equivalent to 100 million Gigabits per ...
World record silicon-based millimeter-wave power amplifiers
Two teams of DARPA performers have achieved world record power output levels using silicon-based technologies for millimeter-wave power amplifiers. RF power amplifiers are used in communications and sensor ...