Technology

People Who Try Drone Delivery Love It

In 2019, Christiansburg, Virginia's 22,000 residents became the first place in the U.S. to have a residential drone delivery service. Yellow-winged drones with small cardboard boxes owned by Wing, a company owned by Alphabet (basically, Google) are no ...

Article - News Staff - Apr 22 2021 - 3:05pm

Acceleron Makes History By Getting FDA's First Notice Of Noncompliance For Not Posting Results To ClinicalTrials.Gov

The ClinicalTrials.gov data bank, managed by the National Institutes of Health (NIH)/National Library of Medicine, requires trial sponsors to register applicable clinical trials within 21 days after the first human subject is enrolled and submit certain su ...

Article - News Staff - Apr 28 2021 - 5:47pm

Quantum Computing In Finance – Where We Stand And Where We Could Go

Quantum computers (QCs) operate totally differently than classical computers. Due to the quantum effects known as superposition and entanglement, quantum bits (called qubits) can take on non-binary states represented by complex numbers. This facilitates c ...

Article - Joseph Byrum - May 13 2021 - 1:07pm

New Device Turns Mental 'Writing' Into Onscreen Text

Researchers working with a paralyzed participant who has sensors implanted in his brain have deciphered the brain activity associated with trying to write letters by hand. They used an algorithm to identify letters as he attempted to write them. Then, the ...

Article - News Staff - May 17 2021 - 2:07pm

Sweden Wants To Ban Any Car That Isn't Electric- And It Could Work

The Swedish government might ban the sale of new combustion cars in 2030- and a new paper wants to get even more Draconian. Their computer estimate suggests that banning all combustion cars, even older ones already in use, might be the only way they will m ...

Article - Hank Campbell - May 27 2021 - 7:11pm

AVITA'S RECELL Spray-On Skin For Pediatric Burns Gets FDA Approval

The Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and AVITA Medical have halted recruitment for the ongoing pediatric burn study of RECELL spray-on skin for the best possible reason; it h ...

Article - News Staff - Jun 10 2021 - 10:27am

Terahertz Band- 6G Cell Service Has Science Obstacles That Can Be Overcome, But Cultural Ones May Be Insurmountable

There are lots of advertisements for 5G cellular service but it still isn't available in most places, and devices that take advantage of it are in relatively low use. Better quality cat videos on a 5-inch screen are not all that compelling Sooner rath ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Jun 14 2021 - 12:30pm

If You're Part Of A Data Breach, You Probably Don't Know It

Most people don't recall the LinkedIn data breach from nine years ago, the Adobe customer cyber attackers from eight years back, that Equifax exposed private information of millions of people just four years ago. Those are the high profile ones but mo ...

Article - News Staff - Jun 28 2021 - 2:11pm

Bacteriophage Particles Could Make Future COVID Vaccines Inhalable

Two approaches in development may lead to an inhalable COVID-19 vaccine that is scalable and can be transported and stored at room temperature. They'll be too late to help with the actual COVID-19 but since coronavirus constantly mutates, like the flu ...

Article - News Staff - Jul 10 2021 - 6:59am

AFM Research Opens New Doors In Storage And Processing Media

The evolution of hard disk storage shows how we've managed to shrink down technology over decades. From having a room full of disks and tapes to owning a single drive that one could hold in the palm of one's hands, we've managed to develop ...

Article - Mike Thomas - Aug 4 2021 - 1:33pm