Scientists set new speed record for big data
(Phys.org) —IBM today announced that it has achieved a new technological advancement that will help improve Internet speeds to 200 - 400 Gigabits per second (Gb/s) at extremely low power.
Scientists tune X-rays with tiny mirrors
The secret of X-ray science – like so much else – is in the timing.
Researchers successfully clone adult human stem cells
Vanadium oxide bronze: A replacement for silicon in microchips?
(Phys.org)—Few modern materials have achieved the fame of silicon, a key element of computer chips and the namesake for Silicon Valley, home to some of the world's most prominent technology firms.
New techniques for reprogramming stem cells target neurological disease models
As scientists overcome the technical challenges in reprogramming stem cells to produce biologically precise models of human neurons, these emerging model systems will accelerate research on understanding ...
Revolutionary conducting polymer enables silicon use as next generation of lithium-ion battery anodes
Lithium-ion batteries are everywhere, in smart phones, laptops, an array of other consumer electronics, and the newest electric cars. Good as they are, they could be much better, especially when it comes to ...
Nanoparticles, made to order—inside and out
A new coating technology developed at MIT, combined with a novel nanoparticle-manufacturing technology developed at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, may offer scientists a way to quickly mass-produce ...
X-ray techniques help art historians verify Rembrandt sketch
Most scientists think they should be active in public debates
The vast majority of scientists—87 percent—think they should play an active role in debates on public policy, according to a poll of US scientists released Sunday.
Sony PlayStation 4 terrific, but not yet essential
Video-game fans who reserved Sony's PlayStation 4 several months ago won't have any regrets when it goes on sale in North America on Friday: The PS4 is a terrific game machine that will feel familiar to PlayStation ...
Researchers developing 3D printer, 'bio-ink' to create human organs (w/ video)
Experts agree that rising Chinese labor costs and improving U.S. technology will gradually cause significant manufacturing activity to return to the United States. When it does, a new interdisciplinary manufacturing venture ...
Japanese scientists invent printable lithium battery
Motorola on authentication: We're talking tattoos and pills
First light from the first high-energy superconducting undulator
(Phys.org)—More than eight years of effort by Advanced Photon Source (APS) physicists, engineers, and technicians culminated on Jan. 21, 2013, with the production of the first X-rays from the prototype ...