Technology

Sundance Channel Signs On For NBC Universal’s “Green Is Universal”

Larry Aidem, President & CEO, Sundance Channel announced today that the network will participate in the NBC Universal weeklong programming initiative "Green is Universal." As part of NBC Universal's unprecedented corporate-wide focus on ...

Article - News Staff - Oct 24 2007 - 1:15am

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