News tagged with technology challenges

Examining the lifestyles of microbes

Microbes are everywhere—in humans they protect us from harmful bacteria and help us digest food; in soils, they provide nutrients and encourage growth of plants. Microbes even live in sediments below the seafloor where ...

dateSep 28, 2017 in Cell & Microbiology
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New report on energy-efficient computing

A report that resulted from a workshop jointly funded by the Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC) and National Science Foundation (NSF) outlines key factors limiting progress in computing—particularly related to energy ...

dateOct 20, 2015 in Energy & Green Tech
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Helping rhinos from space

Official figures suggest this year will be the deadliest yet for rhinos, breaking the 2013 record of 1004 deaths from poaching. A new idea using space telescope technology could help rangers in their difficult fight against ...

dateJan 08, 2015 in Space Exploration
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