In-depth analysis required prior to retrofitting old buildings
Passive technologies can maximise primary energy reduction and economic investment in existing buildings
The unique spatial firing patterns of the hippocampal place cells
Bayesian integration is thought to be used by the brain for optimal decision-making based on information from different sources. Recent evidence indicates that the hippocampal place cells use this mechanism to integrate information ...
Smart scarf carries multimodal language to convey emotions
Standalone wireless info display device an easy fit
Researchers patent a natural ventilation system of roofs that prevents heat build-up
Researchers at the Universitat Jaume I of Castellón have developed a modular ventilation system for pitched roofs that solves the problem of heat accumulation by solar radiation under the roofs without the ...
Weighing gas with sound and microwaves
NIST scientists have developed a novel method to rapidly and accurately calibrate gas flow meters, such as those used to measure natural gas flowing in pipelines, by applying a fundamental physical principle: ...
China criticizes Alibaba in report withheld until after IPO
Chinese regulators accused e-commerce giant Alibaba of permitting sales of fake goods and hurting consumers in a report that was withheld until now to avoid disrupting the company's U.S. stock market debut.
Nintendo's nine-month profit jumps on cheap yen
Nintendo reported a nearly six-fold increase in profit for the first three quarters of the fiscal year Wednesday and raised its earnings forecast as a cheap yen masked weak sales.
SK Hynix Q4 profit doubles to record level
South Korean chipmaker SK Hynix said Wednesday its profits more than doubled in the fourth quarter to a record high, thanks to the soaring popularity of new mobile devices such as Apple's iPhones.
After setting iPhone record, what does Apple do next?
Apple CEO Tim Cook says consumer demand for new iPhones has been "staggering" and "hard to comprehend." That helped the company report record-smashing earnings for its latest quarter and sent the stock climbing ...
Alibaba spinoff likely to increase scrutiny on Yahoo CEO
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is losing a precious security blanket now that she is spinning off the Internet company's prized stake in China's Alibaba Group.
Scotty project eyes uniqueness, sharing issues in 3D printing
LG Electronics in red in 4Q on plasma TV business closure
LG Electronics Inc. said Thursday it has lost money in the fourth quarter as costs from the closure of its plasma TV operations offset a recovery in its mobile phone business.