Internet Explorer a champ but Chrome a contender

Microsoft's latest version of Internet Explorer (IE) is a hit but Google's Chrome has been steadily gaining ground on the Web browsing software, according to industry figures released Tuesday.

Google tailoring tablet computer software

As iPad commanded the technology world's attention, Google continued working quietly on tablet computer software that could run rivals to Apple's latest creation.

High, not flat: nanowires for a new chip architecture

Nowadays, a myriad of silicon transistors are responsible to pass on the information on a microchip. The transistors are arranged in a planar array, i.e. lying flat next to each other, and have shrunk down already to a size ...

Why is it so difficult to eradicate salmonella?

Feed contaminated by salmonella bacteria is a familiar and costly problem for the animal feed industry all over the world. Some types of salmonella have succeeded in establishing themselves in feed and fish meal factories ...

Sunny Record: Breakthrough for Hybrid Solar Cells

German scientists at the Department of Microsystems Engineering (IMTEK) and the Freiburg Materials Research Center (FMF) have succeeded in developing a method for treating the surface of nanoparticles which greatly improves ...

Solar Dynamics Observatory Set to Launch Feb. 9

(PhysOrg.com) -- The Solar Dynamics Observatory, or SDO, is set to launch from Florida no earlier than 10:30 a.m. EST on Feb. 9, on an unprecedented mission to study the sun and its dynamic behavior. Onboard telescopes will ...

NASA's 7 new space pioneers are companies

(AP) -- A half century ago the Mercury Seven embodied America's space future. Now it's the merchant seven - space companies for hire.

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