Processing milk—how concentrates help to save energy
Powdered milk is a vital ingredient in infant formula and also used in a wide a range of baked goods and confectionary products. It is manufactured using an energy-intensive process chain that involves concentrating ...
New 3-D printing algorithms speed production, reduce waste
New software algorithms have been shown to significantly reduce the time and material needed to produce objects with 3-D printers.
World record in data transmission with smart circuits
Fewer cords, smaller antennas and quicker video transmission. This may be the result of a new type of microwave circuit that was designed at Chalmers University of Technology. The research team behind the ...
Hackers target Ukraine's election website
Hackers attacked Ukraine's election commission website Saturday on the eve of parliamentary polls, officials said, but they denied Russian reports that the vote counting system itself had been put out of ...
Review: Better cameras, less glare in iPad Air 2
If I've seen you taking photos with a tablet computer, I've probably made fun of you (though maybe not to your face, depending on how big you are). I'm old school: I much prefer looking through the viewfinder ...
Custom urns courtesy of company's 3-D printer
A Minnesota startup is using a 3-D printer to create custom urns shaped like objects that were important to the person whose remains they hold.
Super stable garnet ceramics may be ideal for high-energy lithium batteries
Scientists at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory have discovered exceptional properties in a garnet material that could enable development of higher-energy battery designs.
Researchers find LEDs attract more flying invertebrates than conventional lighting
New Call of Duty out next week, at Wal-Mart first
The latest installment in the blockbuster "Call of Duty" video game franchise goes on sale next week and those that need to be first in line will have to head to Wal-Mart.
Researchers take big-data approach to estimate range of electric vehicles
Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed new software that estimates how much farther electric vehicles can drive before needing to recharge. The new technique requires drivers to plug ...
Review: Apple Pay in action
If there ever comes a day I can ditch my wallet and use my phone to pay for everything, I'll look back to my first purchase through Apple Pay: a Big Mac and medium fries for $5.44. That wallet-free day won't ...
Skin icons can tap into promise of smartwatch
New social network for teenagers experiences a growth spurt
The millionaire creator of a Facebook competitor for teenagers, Pascal Lorne needed, well, teenagers.
Google's streaming music service adds mood to mix
Google's music-subscription service will try to anticipate its listeners' mood swings as it amplifies its competition with Pandora, Spotify and other popular services that play tunes over the Internet.