Technology

Joint Genome Institute Releases New Version Of IMG/M Metagenome Analysis System

The Joint Genome Institute (DOE JGI) has released an upgraded version of the IMG/M metagenome data management and analysis system, providing tools for analyzing the functional capability of microbial communities based on their metagenome DNA sequence in th ...

Article - News Staff - Feb 8 2008 - 10:36am

Raytheon's SUV Has Radiation Detection Capability

Raytheon Company has delivered a new SUV to the Department of Homeland Security's Domestic Nuclear Detection Office- with a radiation detection system. It's designed to operate in urban environments and prevent the smuggling of nuclear materials ...

Article - News Staff - Feb 10 2008 - 9:23pm

Microsoft And Cbeyond Launch New E-Mail Service For Small And Medium-Sized Businesses

BARCELONA, Spain, February 11 /PRNewswire/--- New service gives users access to on-the-go business-class e-mail on the desktop, via a web browser or on a mobile device. ...

Article - Anna Ohlden - Mar 2 2008 - 3:42pm

The Future Of Media Storage Could Be 'Recordable' Proteins

Move over, compact discs, DVDs, and hard drives. Researchers in Japan report progress toward developing a new protein-based memory device that could provide an alternative to conventional magnetic and optical storage systems, which are quickly approaching ...

Article - News Staff - Feb 11 2008 - 12:38pm

Software Gets Smart Cars Talking

New technology allowing a group of vehicles to exchange data automatically with each other and with traffic control centres could pave the way for a more efficient and safer European road network. The Com2React team says their technology could be useful to ...

Article - News Staff - Feb 16 2008 - 6:30am

Expression Recognition Software Gets A Facelift

Researchers at the Department of Artificial Intelligence (DIA) of the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid’s School of Computing (FIUPM) have, in conjunction with Madrid’s Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, developed an algorithm that is capable of processing 30 im ...

Article - News Staff - Feb 23 2008 - 8:30am

Old Media Still Spooked By User Generated Content

Old media news groups that have put up news websites have had inconsistent success due to factors like the costs of moderation and the inconsistent quality of their user-generated content (UGC). As a result, readers are not all that excited about it. You k ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Feb 29 2008 - 1:09am

Off-World Off Roading, NASA Style

It may not be for all people, but I am betting 90% of the readers of this site and 100% of the writers would buy this car; active suspension, six-wheel drive with independent steering for each wheel, no doors, no windows, no seats and the only color availa ...

Article - News Staff - Feb 27 2008 - 5:42pm

What Is A Science Blog?

Because we are basically clueless about what's happening in the blogosphere, I only learned about this flare up because a gentleman from PLoS who writes for scienceblogs mentioned us in his response. I had a small quibble with his statement Scientific ...

Blog Post - Hank Campbell - Jan 16 2009 - 11:00pm

The Path To Robocop: Army Invests $40 Million In Robot Security Vehicles

The U.S. Army has awarded General Dynamics Robotic Systems an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract with a total potential value of $40 million for production of the robotic Mobile Detection and Assessment and Response System (MDARS). General Dy ...

Article - News Staff - Mar 1 2008 - 9:31am