IBM Reveals Breakthrough eDRAM Memory Technology
In papers presented at the International Solid State Circuits Conference, IBM revealed a first-of-its-kind, on-chip memory technology that features the fastest access times ever recorded in eDRAM (Embedded ...
India develops 35-dollar 'laptop' for schools
India has come up with a 35-dollar touch-screen "laptop" -- a computing prototype that it aims to make available to students from elementary schools to universities.
Speed-of-light 'nano-camera' produces 3D translucent objects
A $500 "nano-camera" that can operate at the speed of light has been developed by researchers in the MIT Media Lab.
Algae biofuel can help meet world energy demand, researchers say
(Phys.org) —Microalgae-based biofuel not only has the potential to quench a sizable chunk of the world's energy demands, say Utah State University researchers. It's a potential game-changer.
Attack on computer memory reveals vulnerability of widely-used security systems
A team of academic, industry and independent researchers has demonstrated a new class of computer attacks that compromise the contents of “secure” memory systems, particularly in laptops.
Novel sugar-to-hydrogen technology promises transportation fuel independence
The hydrogen economy is not a futuristic concept. The U.S. Department of Energy's 2006 Advance Energy Initiative calls for competitive ethanol from plant sources by 2012 and a good selection of hydrogen-powered fuel cell ...
A baseball cap that reads your mind
It looks like an ordinary baseball cap. But when you put it on, the cap detects and analyzes the electroencephalogram (EEG) signals from your brain. It can even tell you if you’re getting too sleepy when ...
New technique to optimize computer speed
Who doesn’t dream of increasingly fast computers that consume less and less energy? To design these computers of the future, it is important to be able to control nanoscale strain in the processors. Until ...
Microorganisms act as tiny machines in future MEMS devices
Portuguese team makes first paper based transistor
(PhysOrg.com) -- Elvira Fortunato and colleagues from the Centro de Investigação de Materiais (Cenimat/I3N), at Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, made the first Field Effect ...
US Navy’s Fleet increasingly Irrelevant in Fight against Terrorism and Rogue States
One of the oldest maxims in warfare is the military always prepares to fight the last war. When looking at the bulk of the US Navy, nothing could be truer.
Chicago Installs Solar Powered Charging Station for Electric Vehicles
Imaging technology restores 700-year-old sacred Hindu text
Scientists who worked on the Archimedes Palimpsest are using modern imaging technologies to digitally restore a 700-year-old palm-leaf manuscript containing the essence of Hindu philosophy.