New micro gyro technology for DARPA to be developed
The Georgia Institute of Technology, in partnership with Northrop Grumman Corporation, has been selected to develop a new type of Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS) gyroscope technology for the Defense Advanced Research ...
Technological advances lead to organizational change
Changes due to new technologies take time and are difficult to overview. This is a conclusion made in a new doctoral thesis from the University of Gothenburg. The author of the thesis, researcher Sara Hjelm Lidholm, studied ...
Battling addictions with engineering algorithms
(PhysOrg.com) -- Chemical engineers are responsible for numerous scientific advances, ranging from affordable pharmaceuticals and super-strong synthetic fibers to environmental cleanup and recycling technologies. ...
Retailers want to sell you gadgets, buy them back later, and then sell them again
You know that shiny smart phone you bought six months ago? There's an even better one hitting the market right about now. Or how about that flat-panel TV you bought last year. Now they come in 3-D.
Microsoft shows off 3D and NUI technology (w/ Video)
Researchers develop outline that may help weigh benefits of new imaging technologies
A new article in the February issue of the Journal of the American College of Radiology provides a roadmap for imaging manufacturers to navigate the unique and increasingly complex U.S. regulatory and reimbursement enviro ...
Iran tech expo sends defiant message to West
(AP) -- An Iranian supercomputer. New space rockets and satellites carrying the flag of the Islamic Republic. Biotech innovations that include artificial tendons.
Fixing the economy the scientific way
Here are two facts that might seem unrelated: (1) Most Americans cannot name a living scientist. (2) Over the last two years, by far the most pressing problems in the country have been the economy and the cost of health ...
Newly Formed PolymerPlus Emerges from Layered Polymers Research at CWRU
(PhysOrg.com) -- A spin-off venture with its roots in advanced polymers research at Case Western Reserve University has been established, aiming to commercialize polymer technology.
'Tunnel of truth' for air travelers is a long way off
Travelers and transportation screeners alike dream of a day when people will no longer have to spread their legs and lift their arms for intimate pat-downs or see-through body scanners.
Networks -- not size -- give cities competitive advantage
A city's size no longer is the key factor in building vibrant local economies, according to a study by a Michigan State University sociologist.
3-D printing coming in reach of consumers
It may sound like a prop from a sci-fi movie, or some garage inventor's holy grail: a device that converts a computer file into a three-dimensional physical object.
Japanese scientists invent printable lithium battery
Video conferencing allows companies to cut travel plans
Just a few years ago, Advanced Micro Devices executive Linda Starr racked up a million air miles a year in business travel. Now she logs a mere 100,000 miles per year, thanks to sophisticated video conferencing technology.