Engineers show nanotube circuits can be made en masse

Most innovations don't go far unless there is a way to turn them into products that are manufacturable on a mass scale. That's why new research on carbon nanotubes, presented June 19 by a group of Stanford electrical engineers, ...

Making sure the internet delivers

European researchers have developed affordable test suites that businesses can use to check whether their software will work with the next-generation internet.

Sharp Unveils Solar-Powered TV

For the 1.6 billion people living in areas without utility-supplied electricity, Sharp has designed a TV that can get 100% of its power from the sun. The company plans to exhibit the 26-inch LCD prototype at the Hokkaido ...

Mimic molecules to protect against plague

Bacteria that cause pneumonic plague can evade our first-line defences, making it difficult for the body to fight infection. In fact, a signature of the plague is the lack of an inflammatory response. Now, scientists have ...

Potential treatment for TB solves puzzle

Scientists have uncovered a new target for the potential treatment of TB, finally resolving a long-running debate about how the bacterial cell wall is built. The research, published in the July issue of Microbiology reveals ...