5th generation 1200V thinQ siC Schottky diodes

Infineon Technologies AG expands the comprehensive SiC portfolio introducing the 5th generation1200V thinQ! SiC Schottky diodes. The new 1200V SiC diodes feature ultra-low forward voltage even at operating temperatures, more ...

Google's plan for internet access from the sky

News that Google representatives are in talks with Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic are seen as further evidence the web company is looking to set up a series of low-orbit satellites to help connect more people to the internet.

Pepper the emotional robot may just make you angry

Softbank, a Japanese telecommunications giant, is selling what it is calling "the world's first personal robot that reads emotions". Pepper is designed to be a highly interactive household companion and was developed by Aldebaran, ...

Binary stars are more common than we thought

High-mass stars are rarely solitary. This is what Bochum's astronomers found out at the Ruhr-Universität's (RUB's) observatory in Chile. For several years, they observed 800 celestial objects that are up to one hundred times ...

Birth of four foals from genotyped, cryopreserved embryos

IFCE and INRA announced that, for the first time ever in Europe, four foals were successfully born as the result of the transfer of genotyped and cryopreserved embryos. The goal of this work is to better understand embryonic ...

Glucose monitoring for diabetes made easy with a blood-less method

Treating Diabetes – a major scourge of humanity bothering millions of people – requires a constant monitoring of the human blood for glucose concentrations. While current schemes employ electrochemical methods, they require ...

EU-project applies green technologies to decontaminate soil

Soil pollution causes severe environmental and economic impacts, as well as risks for the human health and ecosystems. The closure of mining and industrial facilities in many sites across Europe has revealed large amounts ...

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