Self-charging battery gets boost from nanocomposite film
High-tech space agency fabric benefits steelworkers
Thanks to ESA and a high-tech fabric used in spacesuits, Swedish steelworkers will soon be wearing safer and cooler underwear to work.
First-ever global life cycle assessment of renewable energy future
A future where electricity comes mostly from low-carbon sources is not only feasible in terms of material demand, but will significantly reduce air pollution, a study published in the today's Proceedings of ...
Spatial order increases cooperation in quantum prisoner's dilemma game
Korean chat app vows to protect user privacy
(AP)—Popular South Korean messaging app Kakao Talk said Monday it will stop fully cooperating with authorities seeking to access private messages as part of a government crackdown on online criticism.
iPhone glass maker to cut 727 jobs in Arizona
(AP)—A manufacturer of sapphire glass that Apple Inc. uses in iPhones plans to eliminate 727 jobs at an Arizona plant.
OLED experts to advance improved production techniques
Back in May, Steven Shankland in CNET said that, for the lighting business, "the next technology is coming: OLED (organic light-emitting diode) lighting. It replaces the small, bright dots of LEDs with sheets of light that aren't so piercingly bright." Now MIT Technolog ...
Omron develops 3D display technology using transparent sheet
Four year study shows there are patterns in the ways users download BitTorrent files
Microsoft event to talk about fresh-start Windows 9
Smartphone understands gestures
Professor Otmar Hilliges and his staff at ETH Zurich have developed a new app enabling users to operate their smartphone with gestures. This development expands the range of potential interactions with such ...