Philips showcases production-ready Lumalive textile garments
Philips Research intends to impress the visitors at this year’s IFA (Internationale Funkausstellung) with a world-first demonstration of promotional jackets and furniture featuring its innovative Lumalive ...
IBM Reveals Five Innovations That Will Change Our Lives in the Next Five Years
(PhysOrg.com) -- Unveiled today, the third annual "IBM Next Five in Five" is a list of innovations that have the potential to change the way people work, live and play over the next five years.
Quantum Computing Steps Forward
Energy efficient brain simulator outperforms supercomputers
In November 2012, IBM announced that it had used the Blue Gene/Q Sequoia supercomputer to achieve an unprecedented simulation of more than 530 billion neurons. The Blue Gene/Q Sequoia accomplished this feat ...
Quiet wind turbine could provide up to 30% of a home's power
Finnish inventor rethinks design of the axe
IBM Research Unveils Breakthrough In Solar Farm Technology
IBM today announced a research breakthrough in photovoltaics technology that could significantly reduce the cost of harnessing the Sun's power for electricity.
Engine on a chip promises to best the battery
MIT researchers are putting a tiny gas-turbine engine inside a silicon chip about the size of a quarter. The resulting device could run 10 times longer than a battery of the same weight can, powering laptops, ...
Make Ethanol in Your Own Backyard
Living Safely with Robots, Beyond Asimov's Laws
Scientists create circuit board modeled on the human brain (w/ Video)
(Phys.org) —Stanford scientists have developed faster, more energy-efficient microchips based on the human brain – 9,000 times faster and using significantly less power than a typical PC. This offers ...
Harnessing sunlight on the cheap
For a project that could be on the very cutting edge of renewable energy, this one is actually decidedly low tech--and that's the point.
GE to take next leap in magnetocaloric refrigeration (w/ video)
Simple device which uses electrical field could boost gas efficiency
With the high cost of gasoline and diesel fuel impacting costs for automobiles, trucks, buses and the overall economy, a Temple University physics professor has developed a simple device which could dramatically improve fuel ...