New power source discovered
(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and RMIT University have made a breakthrough in energy storage and power generation.
Russians to deploy floating nuclear power plant
Scientists Write Guide to Build Supercomputer from Sony Playstation 3
(PhysOrg.com) -- UMass Dartmouth Physics Professor Gaurav Khanna and UMass Dartmouth Principal Investigator Chris Poulin have created a step-by-step guide to building a home-brewed supercomputer that can reduce the cost of ...
Google to introduce its own PC?
In a move that will be seen as a direct challenge to Microsoft’s domination of the media business, Google Inc. is preparing to launch a low-price personal computer, reports the Los Angeles Times newspaper.
'Tribo-electric,' the buzzword of the future?
Out at sea, gentle waves provide power for thousands of homes. In cities, dancefloor moves generate electricity for nightclubs. In the countryside, hikers use leg power to recharge their phones.
More regulations make websites less trustworthy, study shows
Placing strict controls and regulations on website operators does not make the Internet more secure and private for users, according to a new study. In fact, stringent policies seem to make the matter worse, says Dr. Karim ...
Concentrator solar cell with world's highest conversion efficiency of 44.4%
Sharp Corporation has achieved the world's highest solar cell conversion efficiency of 44.4%, using a concentrator triple-junction compound solar cell. These solar cells are used in a lens-based concentrator ...
The Asus Eee Laptop Series Selling Off the Shelves World Wide
The New Laptops
Infovell's 'research engine' finds deep Web pages that Google, Yahoo miss
Not Much Anonymity for Unprotected File-Sharers: Researchers Examine P2P Networks
The same technology that allows easy sharing of music, movies and other content across a network also allows government and media companies easy access to who is illegally downloading that content.
Researchers demonstrate direct brain control of humanoid robot
A classic science-fiction scene shows a person wearing a metal skullcap with electrodes sticking out to detect the person’s thoughts. Another sci-fi movie standard depicts robots doing humans’ bidding. Now the two are ...
Ethanol can replace gasoline with big energy savings
Putting ethanol instead of gasoline in your tank saves oil and is probably no worse for the environment than burning gasoline, according to a new analysis by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley. ...