Technology

Hughes Announces Agreement To Acquire Helius, Inc.

Helius to Enhance Hughes' Business IPTV and Managed Network Service Offerings Hughes Communications, Inc. (HUGHES), the global leader in broadband satellite network solutions and a leading broadband managed network services provider, announced today ...

Article - Anna Ohlden - Dec 3 2013 - 5:27pm

Ethology And Teaching A Computer Dogspeak

Ethology is the study of animal behavior, with a focus on behavioral patterns in natural environments. A new paper shows that researchers are now taking a machine-learning approach. The work by Csaba Molnár from Eötvös Loránd University in Hungary and his ...

Article - News Staff - Jan 16 2008 - 1:00pm

Digital-Life-Design Presents "The New Picture Of The World"

Hubert Burda Media has invited a select circle of guests to join their fourth conference on global issues of the 21st century: Digital-Life-Design (DLD). Participants will address concerns and innovations in the fields of digital lifestyle, media, science ...

Article - Anna Ohlden - Apr 30 2009 - 12:46pm

Two Brothers Undergo Robotic Prostate Surgery The Same Day

“We are blessed to have each other to depend on. If you have to go through something bad like cancer, you’re glad to have a friend to go through it with,” said one of two brothers from Savannah, Georgia recovering from robotic prostate cancer surgery. The ...

Article - News Staff - Jul 4 2009 - 12:29pm

Texas Children's Hospital To Lead Clinical Trial For Children's Heart Pump

Texas Children’s Hospital has been named the national lead center for a 12-hospital, 36-month clinical trial of the German-manufactured pediatric heart pump called Berlin Heart EXCOR® Pediatric Ventricular Assist Device (VAD). Charles D. Fraser, Jr., MD, c ...

Article - News Staff - Jan 18 2008 - 5:20pm

Breakthrough: New Microchip Allows For Portable DNA Testing At Crime Scenes

Researchers in Hong Kong have miniaturized technology needed to perform the versatile polymerase chain reaction (PCR) — widely used in criminal investigations, disease diagnosis, and a range of other key applications. Published in Analytical Chemistry, the ...

Article - News Staff - Jan 21 2008 - 12:13pm

Is User-Generated Networking The Foundation Of Web 3.0?

The World Wide Web offered a way to use computers to bring people together but the ".com" era turned it into a cash machine and it became a way to do advertising and push information out to people. Web 2.0 took that back with user-generated conte ...

Article - News Staff - Jan 22 2008 - 3:12pm

DNA As An Artificial Nose

Electrochemical DNA biosensors are a growing field and a new study published in PLoS Biology shows that the next generation in odor detection technology could involve artifical noses based on DNA. The study demonstrates a previously unreported property of ...

Article - News Staff - Jan 22 2008 - 7:31pm

Computer Vision Still Not That Great

Has substantial progress been made in computers that can see like humans? Not as much as thought, according to MIT researchers. They say recent results are misleading because the tests being used are stacked in favor of computers. Computer vision is import ...

Article - News Staff - Jan 25 2008 - 12:30am

Hello Oscar: Stanford Scientist Gets Some Academy Awards Respect

The rushing floodwaters in Evan Almighty, the heaving seas of the latter two Pirates of the Caribbean movies and the dragon's flaming breath in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire all featured computer-generated fluids in spectacular action. The scien ...

Article - News Staff - Jan 25 2008 - 3:00am