Innovation award for improved radio frequency plasma reactor

An invention by researchers from Oxford’s Department of Engineering Science won recognition from the Institute of Electrical Engineers at their inaugural Innovation in Engineering Awards recently. Professor John Allen and ...

Researcher challenges movies unscientific aliens

Is there life on other planets? And if so, are they the little green men of science fiction? Professor Ian Stewart from the University of Warwick thinks there is life on other planets and while it could be little and green, ...

'Flu Chip' May Help Combat Future Epidemics, Pandemics

A novel "Flu Chip" developed at the University of Colorado at Boulder that can determine the genetic signatures of specific influenza strains from patient samples within hours may help world health officials combat coming ...

MIT researchers close in on bionic speed

Robots, both large and micro, can potentially go wherever it's too hot, cold, dangerous, small or remote for people to perform any number of important tasks, from repairing leaking water mains to stitching blood vessels ...

NETGEAR ships 240 Mpbs home wireless

Silicon Valley's NETGEAR reported Monday it was ready to ship a wireless network solution capable of speeds previously available only through wired systems.

Iceberg B15A no longer Earth's largest

What was the Earth's largest free-floating object for five years -- the B-15A iceberg -- has broken into smaller pieces off Antarctica's Cape Adare.

Chemistry jobs outlook still dim, but salaries rise

The job market for chemical scientists remains depressed for the fifth straight year — though better than for the nation as a whole — but employed chemists have enjoyed solid salary increases, according to the Nov. 7 ...

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