- Microsoft And Phase One Form Strategic Alliance To Improve Digital Photography Solutions
REDMOND, Washington and COPENHAGEN, Denmark, October 26 /PRNewswire/-- Microsoft Corp and Phase One today announced a strategic alliance to explore ways to improve digital imaging solutions for professional photographers and enthusiasts. The companies wil ...
Article - Anna Ohlden - Feb 3 2008 - 5:33pm
- In Time For Halloween: New Thin Film Yarn Glows In The Dark
Researchers at The University of Manchester have developed high-tech textile yarns that can be used to make clothing glow in the dark, ideal for late-night bicyclists and joggers. Current high visibility products – such as those used by emergency services ...
Article - News Staff - Oct 26 2007 - 8:59pm
- From Carbon Nanotubes To "Robocop"
New research in carbon nanotechnology could give those in the line of fire materials which can bounce bullets without a trace of damage. Add in some moral certainty, a Commodore Amiga for the special effects and pithy one liners and we could have Robocop. ...
Article - News Staff - Oct 31 2007 - 10:18am
- Today's Self-Organizing Nanoparticles Mean Tomorrow's Nano-Factories
With inspiration from bacteria and butterflies, researchers at Stockholm University have developed a new method that shows how nanomaterials can be produced in the future. In an article in the prestigious journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Scie ...
Article - News Staff - Oct 31 2007 - 10:59am
- A Real Nanopod: World's Smallest Radio From A Single Carbon Nanotube
Make way for the real nanopod and make room in the Guinness World Records. A team of researchers with Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and the University of California at Berkeley have created the first fully functional radio from a single carbon nano ...
Article - News Staff - Oct 31 2007 - 2:53pm
- Digg Blocks AAAS EurekAlert As 'Spam'?
The most emails I ever received about an article was Social Science And Social News Sites because of a very small part of the article where we mentioned that we swapped out the Digg submission button with Slashdot. My take was that our kind of serious scie ...
Article - Hank Campbell - Nov 13 2007 - 8:17pm
- Avoiding More 'Big Brother' In England
The eeriest thing about visiting London is knowing you are being photographed 300 times per day yet still have a higher chance than all civilized countries except fellow UK member Scotland of being a victim of violent crime. ...
Article - News Staff - Dec 21 2008 - 3:57pm
- Finnish Researchers Build The First Nano Heat Transistor And The Tiniest Refrigerator In The World
A Finnish group of researchers at the Low Temperature Laboratory of Helsinki University of Technology (TKK) have developed and fabricated a nanoscale heat transistor, and simultaneously the smallest refrigerator ever made. The device, nanofabricated with t ...
Article - News Staff - Nov 12 2007 - 4:17pm
- Coming December: Mindmower, A Video Game You Play With Your Brain
Only recently it was hard to imagine a game in which people compete only with their minds. Today, you can play it. At the end of this year Mindmower, the first biological Internet game, goes into beta testing. Players fight against each other not with joys ...
Article - News Staff - Nov 10 2007 - 9:22pm
- 'Targeted Muscle Reinnervation' Makes Prosthetics Respond Directly To Brain Signals
Motorized prosthetic arms can help amputees regain some function, but these devices take time to learn to use and are limited in the number of movements they provide. Todd A. Kuiken, M.D., Ph.D., a physiatrist at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago and ...
Article - News Staff - Nov 13 2007 - 8:44pm