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Scientists Create 3-D Models of Whole Mouse Organs - Yale University engineers have for the first time created 3D models of whole intact mouse organs, a feat they accomplished using fluorescence microscopy. June 28, 2010

Researchers Find a New Approach to Ranking and Rating Soccer Players - As a young boy growing up in Portugal, Luís Amaral loved playing, watching and talking soccer. Amaral and his friends passionately debated about which players were "the best." June 21, 2010

Researchers Design and Test Microfabricated Planar Ion Traps - Despite a steady improvement in the speed of conventional computers during the last few decades, certain types of problems remain computationally difficult to solve. May 31, 2010

Big Bang in the Protein Universe? - Researchers at Spain's Centre for Genomic Regulation demonstrate evidence in support of the common ancestry of life, thanks to a new computational approach to study protein evolution. May 24, 2010

DNA Could Be Backbone of Next-Generation Logic Chips - In a single day, a solitary grad student at a lab bench can produce more simple logic circuits than the world's entire output of silicon chips in a month. May 17, 2010

The Most Powerful Supercomputer in the World - They can't wait to do computational chemistry at a quadrillion calculations per second. But it's not all that computing power that's driving three Iowa State University and Ames Laboratory researchers as they develop computational chemistry at the petascale. May 10, 2010

Dimmer Switch for Superconducting Quantum Computing Developed - Scientists have developed the first "dimmer switch" for a superconducting circuit linking a quantum bit and a quantum bus - promising technologies for storing and transporting information in future quantum computers. May 3, 2010

Brain-Like Computing on an Organic Molecular Layer - Information processing circuits in digital computers are static. In our brains, information processing circuits - neurons - evolve continuously to solve complex problems. April 26, 2010

Cat Brain: A Step Toward the Electronic Equivalent - A cat can recognize a face faster and more efficiently than a supercomputer. That's one reason a feline brain is the model for a biologically-inspired computer project involving the University of Michigan. April 19, 2010

Savvy Injection Molding - With the help of neural networks, in which complex algorithms are used to monitor critical process steps, engineers are paving the way for zero-defect production in the area of metal powder injection molding. April 12, 2010

Significant Step Toward Lightweight Batteries - A team of researchers at MIT has made significant progress on a technology that could lead to batteries with up to three times the energy density of any battery that currently exists. April 5, 2010

Playing 'Pong' With The Blink Of An Eye - University students have developed a computer game that is operated by eye movements, which could allow people with severe physical disabilities to become 'gamers' for the first time. March 29, 2010

Aerial Surveillance Technology Could Keep Soldiers Safer - New technology that enables aerial vehicles to plan and verify missions could mean there is less need for military personnel to conduct dangerous surveillance operations in war zones. March 4, 2010

Software Sniffs Out Criminals By the Shape Of Their Nose - Forget iris and fingerprint scans - scanning noses could be a quicker and easier way to verify a person's identity, according to scientists at the University of Bath. March 3, 2010

Analytical Eye: Viewing Through The Data Jungle - Scientists are developing analytical techniques that make use of our ability to identify complex data relationships by means of pictorial images. March 2, 2010

Hastening Progress Of 3D Cinema And TV - This is the year in which 3D cinema and 3D TV will make the breakthrough. At CeBIT in Hannover, Fraunhofer researchers are presenting technologies and standards that are hastening the progress. March 1, 2010

Software That Predicts Stem Cell Fate - A software program created by an engineer at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee can not only predict the types of specialized cells a stem cell will produce, but also foresee the outcome before the stem cell even divides. February 26, 2010

Physicists Discover Odd Fluctuating Magnetic Waves - At the quantum level, the forces of magnetism and superconductivity exist in an uneasy relationship. February 25, 2010

Computer Scientists Develop New Generation Of Neuro-Computer - Intelligent machines that not only think for themselves but also actively learn are the vision of researchers of the Institute for Theoretical Science (IGI) at Graz University of Technology. February 22, 2010

Artificial Foot Recycles Energy For Easier Walking - An artificial foot that recycles energy otherwise wasted in between steps could make it easier for amputees to walk, its developers say. February 18, 2010

Particle May Be Leading Candidate For Mysterious Dark Matter - Physicists may have glimpsed a particle that is a leading candidate for mysterious dark matter but say conclusive evidence remains elusive. February 17, 2010

Virtual Museum Guide - Archaeological treasures are brought to life by Fraunhofer software. Real images are enriched with digital information on a virtual tour through ancient buildings, creating a more vivid experience for the museum visitor. February 16, 2010

Cameras Of The Future - Scientists at the University of Oxford have developed a revolutionary way of capturing a high-resolution still image alongside very high-speed video - a new technology that is attractive for science, industry and consumer sectors alike. February 15, 2010

New Magnetic Tuning Method Enhances Data Storage - Researchers in Chicago and London have developed a method for controlling the properties of magnets that could be used to improve the storage capacity of next-generation computer hard drives. February 12, 2010

NASA, GM Take Giant Leap In Robotic Technology - NASA and General Motors are working together to accelerate development of the next generation of robots and related technologies for use in the automotive and aerospace industries. February 8, 2010

Computers That Use Light Instead Of Electricity? - MIT researchers have demonstrated the first laser built from germanium that can produce wavelengths of light useful for optical communication. February 5, 2010

New Adhesive Device Could Let Humans Walk On Walls - Could humans one day walk on walls, like Spider-Man? A palm-sized device invented at Cornell that uses water surface tension as an adhesive bond just might make it possible. February 3, 2010

Gecko's Lessons Transfer Well - Watch a gecko walk up a wall. It defies gravity as it sticks to the surface no matter how smooth it appears to be. February 2, 2010

Energy-Harvesting Rubber Chips Could Power Pacemakers - Power-generating rubber films developed by Princeton University engineers could harness natural body movements such as breathing and walking to power pacemakers, mobile phones and other electronic devices. January 29, 2010

Using Supercomputers To Explore Nuclear Energy - A new computer algorithm developed by researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory allows scientists to view nuclear fission in much finer detail than ever before. January 27, 2010

Breakthrough In Developing Super-Material Graphene - A collaborative research project has brought the world a step closer to producing a new material on which future nanotechnology could be based. January 20, 2010

New iPhone App To Measure Carbon Intensity - As temperatures drop below freezing and demand for energy soars, engineers at the University of Southampton have launched a new iPhone application to monitor the UK electricity grid. January 19, 2010

Nanodragster Races Toward the Future of Molecular Machines - Scientists in Texas are reporting the development of a "nanodragster" that may speed the course toward development of a new generation of futuristic molecular machines. January 18, 2010

'Wet' Computing Systems To Boost Processing Power - A new kind of information processing technology inspired by chemical processes in living systems is being developed by researchers at the University of Southampton. January 13, 2010

Simulating Gliding Effects To Develop Super Fast Skis - You couldn't have asked for a better day for a competition. It's minus five degrees, the sun's shining and there's not a breath of wind. January 12, 2010

Behavioral Identification Can Help Stop Terrorists - The effective use of multiple layers of intelligence gathering, including existing behavioral identification programs, could have excluded Farouk Abdul Mutallab from travel before he got anywhere near Northwest Flight 253. January 8, 2010

'Ferropaper' Is New Technology For Small Motors - Researchers at Purdue University have created a magnetic "ferropaper" that might be used to make low-cost "micromotors" for surgical instruments, tiny tweezers to study cells and miniature speakers. January 7, 2010

Scientists To Control Quantum Mechanical Force - Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory are developing a way to control the Casimir force, a quantum mechanical force that attracts objects when they are only hundred nanometers apart. January 4, 2010

Making Payments Via Cell Phones - The announcement on 16 December by the board of the UK Payments Council that cheques are to be phased out by 2018 has heightened the need for secure replacement payment systems. January 1, 2010

Do Computers Understand Art? - A team of researchers from the University of Girona and the Max Planck Institute in Germany has shown that some mathematical algorithms provide clues about the artistic style of a painting. December 30, 2009

World's First Molecular Transistor Created - A group of scientists has succeeded in creating the first transistor made from a single molecule. December 25, 2009

Next-Generation Lens Promises Wider View - Duke University engineers have created a new generation of lens that could greatly improve the capabilities of telecommunications or radar systems to provide a wide field of view and greater detail. December 23, 2009

World's Longest Laser - A 270-kilometre optical fiber has been transformed into the world's longest laser, a feat its inventors believe will lead to a radical new outlook on information transmission and secure communications. December 18, 2009

Environment May Be Why Women Don't Like Computer Science - In real estate, it's location, location, location. And when it comes to why girls and women shy away from careers in computer science, a key reason is environment, environment, environment. December 15, 2009

Single-Atom Transistor Discovered - Researchers from Helsinki University of Technology, University of New South Wales, and University of Melbourne have succeeded in building a working transistor, whose active region composes only of a single phosphorus atom in silicon. December 8, 2009

Nanowires Key To Future Transistors, Electronics - A new generation of ultrasmall transistors and more powerful computer chips using tiny structures called semiconducting nanowires are closer to reality after a key discovery by researchers at IBM at Los Angeles. December 7, 2009

Researchers Create New Breed of Antennas - Research from North Carolina State University is revolutionizing the field of antenna design - creating shape-shifting antennas that open the door to a host of new uses in fields ranging from public safety to military deployment. December 2, 2009

Overcoming Barriers for Organic Electronics - Electronic devices can't work well unless all of the transistors, or switches, within them allow electrical current to flow easily when they are turned on. December 1, 2009

Virtual Streams Created to Help Restore Real Ones - Researchers at the University of Minnesota have developed a unique new computer model called the Virtual StreamLab, designed to help restore real streams to a healthier state. November 30, 2009

Micronail Chip Makes Electronics and Bio Cells Communicate - IMEC presents a unique microchip with microscopic nail structures that enable close communication between the electronics and biological cells. November 27, 2009

New Hydrogen-Storage Method Discovered - Scientists at the Carnegie Institution have found for the first time that high pressure can be used to make a unique hydrogen-storage material. November 26, 2009

Navy Researchers Apply Science To Fire Fighting - A fire aboard a Navy ship can quickly become a deadly cauldron. The grim reminders of this would be the deadly fires that took place aboard the USS Forrestal in 1967 or the USS Enterprise in 1969. November 25, 2009

Small Optical Force Can Budge Nanoscale Objects - With a bit of leverage, Cornell researchers have used a very tiny beam of light with as little as 1 milliwatt of power to move a silicon structure up to 12 nanometers. November 24, 2009

Oak Ridge 'Jaguar' Supercomputer Is World's Fastest - An upgrade to a Cray XT5 high-performance computing system deployed by the Department of Energy has made the "Jaguar" supercomputer the world's fastest. November 20, 2009

Counterfeit Euros Are Detected With an Optical Mouse - The sensor of some optical mice can be used to easily and cheaply detect counterfeit euros, according to a study published by researchers of the University of Lleida. November 19, 2009

World's Third Fastest Computer - East Tennessee is now home to two of the world's three fastest computers, according to new rankings released recently. November 18, 2009

New Software for Rendering Cloaked Objects - Scientists and curiosity seekers who want to know what a partially or completely cloaked object would look like in real life can now get their wish - virtually. November 16, 2009

Improving Security With Face Recognition Technology - A number of U.S. states now use facial recognition technology when issuing drivers licenses. Similar methods are also used to grant access to buildings and to verify the identities of international travelers. November 11, 2009

Applause For The SmartHand - In one sense, our hands define our humanity. Our opposable thumbs and our hands' unique structure allow us to write, paint, and play the piano. November 5, 2009

Magnetic Mixing Creates Quite A Stir - Sandia researchers have developed a process that can mix tiny volumes of liquid, even in complicated spaces. October 30, 2009

Researchers Say Designers Can Help Close Tech Gap - While more older adults than ever are using cell phones and computers, a technology gap still exists that threatens to turn senior citizens into second-class citizens. October 29, 2009

All-electric Spintronics Created - A multidisciplinary team of UC researchers is the first to find an innovative and novel way to control an electron's spin orientation using purely electrical means. October 28, 2009

Robot Builds Brick Wall In New York City - A robot is currently building a looping brick wall right in the middle of New York. Over a period of three weeks, passers-by can watch the "Pike Loop" installation in the making on a traffic island. October 27, 2009

Scientists Bend Nanowires Into 2-D And 3-D Structures - Taking nanomaterials to a new level of structural complexity, scientists have determined how to introduce kinks into arrow-straight nanowires, transforming them into zigzagging two- and three-dimensional structures with correspondingly advanced functions. October 23, 2009

'Bionic Eye' May Help Blind See - A new artificial retina, an array of electrodes implanted on the back of the eye, has been found to restore partial vision to totally blind people. October 22, 2009

Smallest Nanoantennas For High-speed Data Networks - More than 120 years after the discovery of the electromagnetic character of radio waves by Heinrich Hertz, wireless data transmission dominates information technology. October 21, 2009

Is My Robot Happy To See Me? - People are social creatures. Robots ... not so much. When we think of robots, we think of cold, metallic computers without emotion. October 20, 2009

Hyper-SAGE Boosts Remote MRI Sensitivity - A new technique in Magnetic Resonance Imaging dubbed "Hyper-SAGE" has the potential to detect ultra low concentrations of clincal targets, such as lung and other cancers. October 16, 2009

Blood Diagnosis: Chip-based And Mobile - New chip-based blood analysis takes just a few minutes and the doctor knows straight-away whether there are any pathogens in the blood. October 15, 2009

Hollow Spheres Made Of Metal - Producing metallic hollow spheres is complicated: It has not yet been possible to make the small sizes required for new high-tech applications. October 14, 2009

Radio Waves 'See' Through Walls - University of Utah engineers showed that a wireless network of radio transmitters can track people moving behind solid walls. October 13, 2009

World-first Sustainable Racing Car Runs On Chocolate - Can the idea of 'green motorsport' actually work? Yes, according to EPSRC funded researcher, Dr Kerry Kirwan at the University of Warwick, who led the research team which designed and built the worldfirst fully sustainable Formula 3 racing car. October 9, 2009

Graphite Mimics Iron's Magnetism - Researchers of Eindhoven University of Technology and the Radboud University Nijmegen in The Netherlands show for the first time why ordinary graphite is a permanent magnet at room temperature. October 6, 2009

'Visual Walkman' Offers Augmented Reality - Augmented reality involves mixing the real world with computer-generated images. October 2, 2009

New Type Of Fast Computers Closer To Reality - Physicists have successfully created speedy integrated circuits with particles called “excitons” that operate at commercially cold temperatures, bringing the possibility of a new type of extremely fast computer based on excitons closer to reality. September 28, 2009

A New Glance On Microscopic Images - A doctoral student at the research center Forschungszentrum Dresden-Rossendorf (FZD) suggests interpreting the images generated by Kelvin probe force microscopy in a new way. September 25, 2009

Reconstruct Mars Automatically In Minutes - A computer system is under development that can automatically combine images of the Martian surface, captured by landers or rovers, in order to reproduce a three dimensional view of the red planet. September 21, 2009

New Material For Nanoscale Computer Chips - New data from Chinese-Danish collaboration shows that organic nanoscale wires could be an alternative to silicon in computer chips. September 18, 2009

Dual Simulation Improves Crash Performance - Crash tests often produce startling results. A new simulation process which factors in deformation during production as well as preliminary damage can predict the results of a crash test more accurately than ever. September 16, 2009

Wireless Sensor Systems Enable A Better Sleep - The miniaturized wireless system allows patients to wear the device in the comfort of their home, thus enabling early screening of abnormal sleep profiles outside clinics. September 14, 2009

Virtual Maps For The Blind - The blind and visually impaired often rely on others to provide cues and information on navigating through their environments. September 11, 2009

Hydrogen Storage Gets New Hope - A new method for “recycling” hydrogen-containing fuel materials could open the door to economically viable hydrogen-based vehicles. September 8, 2009

Neural Nanoblockers Pinpointed In Carbon Nanotubes - A team of Brown University scientists has pinpointed why carbon nanotubes tend to block a critical signaling pathway in neurons. September 3, 2009

World's Smallest Semiconductor Laser - Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, have reached a new milestone in laser physics by creating the world's smallest semiconductor laser, capable of generating visible light in a space smaller than a single protein molecule. September 1, 2009

Scientists First To Image 'Anatomy' Of A Molecule - IBM scientists have been able to image the anatomy - or chemical structure - inside a molecule with unprecedented resolution, using a complex technique known as noncontact atomic force microscopy. August 31, 2009

Supercomputer Unleashes 28.16 Trillion Calculations Per Second - Srinivas Aluru recently stepped between the two rows of six tall metal racks, opened up the silver doors and showed off the 3,200 computer processor cores that power Cystorm, Iowa State University's second supercomputer. August 26, 2009

Microchip Performs 1,000 Chemical Reactions At Once - Flasks, beakers and hot plates may soon be a thing of the past in chemistry labs. August 25, 2009

Nuclear Fusion Research Key To Advancing Computer Chips - Researchers are adapting the same methods used in fusion-energy research to create extremely thin plasma beams for a new class of nanolithography required to make future computer chips. August 20, 2009

Nanolaser Key To Future Optical Computers - Researchers have created the tiniest laser since its invention nearly 50 years ago, paving the way for a host of innovations, including superfast computers that use light instead of electrons to process information, advanced sensors and imaging. August 19, 2009

Combustion Simulation: Digital Fireworks - Researchers from ETH Zurich have simulated autoignition in a turbulent flow using a supercomputer with up to 65,000 processors in one of the largest reactive flow simulations to date. August 13, 2009

New Fireproof Coatings Can Really Take The Heat - Tough new fire-resistant coating materials called HIPS (‘hybrid inorganic polymer system’) are being developed by CSIRO researchers in Melbourne. August 12, 2009

Step Toward Quantum Computers - Raising prospects for building a practical quantum computer, physicists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have demonstrated sustained, reliable information processing operations on electrically charged atoms (ions). August 11, 2009

Plastics That Convert Light To Electricity - Researchers the world over are striving to develop organic solar cells that can be produced easily and inexpensively as thin films that could be widely used to generate electricity. August 6, 2009

Transparent Aluminum Is ‘New State Of Matter’ - Oxford scientists have created a transparent form of aluminium by bombarding the metal with the world’s most powerful soft X-ray laser. July 28, 2009

Electronic Nose Created To Detect Skin Vapors - A team of researchers from the Yale University (United States) and a Spanish company have developed a system to detect the vapours emitted by human skin in real time. July 22, 2009

Laser Technology Creates New Forms Of Metal - AFOSR-funded researchers at the University of Rochester are using laser light technology that will help the military create new forms of metal that may guide, attract and repel liquids and cool small electronic devices. July 21, 2009

Green Industrial Lubricant Developed - A team of researchers from the University of Huelva has developed an environmentally-friendly lubricating grease based on ricin oil and cellulose derivatives, according to the journal Green Chemistry. July 15, 2009

Nanopillars Promise Cheap, Efficient, Flexible Solar Cells - Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and the University of California at Berkeley have demonstrated a way to fabricate efficient solar cells from low-cost and flexible materials. July 10, 2009

Robot Learns To Smile And Frown - A hyper-realistic Einstein robot at the University of California, San Diego has learned to smile and make facial expressions through a process of self-guided learning. July 9, 2009

Quadriplegics Can Operate Powered Wheelchair With Tongue - An assistive technology that enables individuals to maneuver a powered wheelchair or control a mouse cursor using simple tongue movements can be operated by individuals with high-level spinal cord injuries. July 7, 2009

Inexpensive Thin Printable Batteries Developed - For a long time, batteries were bulky and heavy. Now, a new cutting-edge battery is revolutionizing the field. It is thinner than a millimeter, lighter than a gram, and can be produced cost-effectively through a printing process. July 6, 2009

Quantum Communications One Step Closer - Miniature devices for trapping ions (electrically charged atoms) are common components in atomic clocks and quantum computing research. July 2, 2009

First Electronic Quantum Processor Created - A team led by Yale University researchers has created the first rudimentary solid-state quantum processor, taking another step toward the ultimate dream of building a quantum computer. June 30, 2009

Game For HIV Positive Youth Developed - Researchers at The University of Texas School of Public Health have developed a game for HIV-positive youth, +CLICK, designed to reduce secondary transmission of the virus. June 24, 2009

Human Eye Inspires Advance In Computer Vision - Inspired by the behavior of the human eye, Boston College computer scientists have developed a technique that lets computers see objects as fleeting as a butterfly or tropical fish with nearly double the accuracy and 10 times the speed of earlier methods. June 23, 2009

Computer System For Dementia Patients - The labour force in the health services is shrinking, there are more and more old people, and a very high proportion of them are plagued by deteriorating short- and long-term memory. June 17, 2009

Hybrid Vehicles That Are Even More Efficient - One of the controllable causes of global warming is carbon dioxide (CO2) emission from burning fossil fuels. June 12, 2009

Thinnest Superconducting Metal Ever Created - A superconducting sheet of lead only two atoms thick, the thinnest superconducting metal layer ever created, has been developed by physicists at The University of Texas at Austin. June 10, 2009

Drinking Water From Air Humidity - Not a plant to be seen, the desert ground is too dry. But the air contains water, and research scientists have found a way of obtaining drinking water from air humidity. June 9, 2009

Motion Capture Technology Takes A Leap Forward - A juggler and a conductor were among the artists who helped create a device which can retrieve dozens of different movement sequences in a matter of minutes. June 8, 2009

New Radio Chip Mimics Human Ear - MIT engineers have built a fast, ultra-broadband, low-power radio chip, modeled on the human inner ear, that could enable wireless devices capable of receiving cell phone, Internet, radio and television signals. June 5, 2009

Electronic Memory Chips That Can Bend And Twist - Electronic memory chips may soon gain the ability to bend and twist as a result of work by engineers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). June 4, 2009

Computer Program Creates Music Based On Emotions - A group of researchers from the University of Granada has developed Inmamusys, a software program that can create music in response to emotions that arise in the listener. June 3, 2009

Scientists Engineer Cellular Circuits That Count Events - MIT and Boston University engineers have designed cells that can count and "remember" cellular events, using simple circuits in which a series of genes are activated in a specific order. June 1, 2009

High Torque Electric Motor Being Tested - A lightweight electric motor designed by the Electronic Power Group at the University of Oxford is to power a new four-seat coupé, with track tests scheduled for the end of 2009. May 28, 2009

New Memory Material May Hold Data For One Billion Years - Packing more digital images, music, and other data onto silicon chips in USB drives and smart phones is like squeezing more strawberries into the same size supermarket carton. May 27, 2009

Robotic Therapy Holds Promise For Cerebral Palsy - Over the past few years, MIT engineers have successfully tested robotic devices to help stroke patients learn to control their arms and legs. Now, they're building on that work to help children with cerebral palsy. May 26, 2009

Five Dimensional Discs With A Storage Capacity 2,000 Times That Of Current DVDs - Futuristic discs with a storage capacity 2,000 times that of current DVDs could be just around the corner, thanks to new research from Swinburne University of Technology in Australia. May 22, 2009

Non-wovens As Scaffolds For Artificial Tissue - When someone’s knee hurts with every step it’s a sign that the cartilage has been so badly damaged that the bones rub together when walking. May 14, 2009

Ultra-dense Deuterium May Be Nuclear Fuel Of The Future - A material that is a hundred thousand times heavier than water and more dense than the core of the Sun is being produced at the University of Gothenburg. May 13, 2009

New Robot With Artificial Skin - Work is beginning on a robot with artificial skin which is being developed as part of a project involving researchers at the University of Hertfordshire so that it can be used in their work investigating how robots can help children with autism to learn about social interaction. May 11, 2009

World's Smallest Incandescent Lamp - In an effort to explore the boundary between thermodynamics and quantum mechanics - two fundamental yet seemingly incompatible theories of physics - a team from the UCLA Department of Physics and Astronomy has created the world's smallest incandescent lamp. May 7, 2009

Underwater Robot With A Sense Of Touch - The robot dives into the sea, swims to the submerged cable and carries out the necessary repairs, but the person controlling the robot does not have an easy task. May 6, 2009

'Invisibility Cloak' Successfully Hides Objects Placed Under It - The great science fiction writer Arthur C. Clarke famously noted the similarities between advanced technology and magic. May 4, 2009

High Marks For New Technology For Fingerprint Identification - Overworked crime scene investigators can take heart at the results of recent tests at the National Institute of Standards and Technology of new technologies that automate the manual portion of latent fingerprint identification. May 1, 2009

Students Make Atari Games Look Like Atari Again - One of the main themes of Racing the Beam is the strong affinity between the Atari VCS and the CRT television. The system was designed around the TV and it interfaces with that display in an unusual and specific way. April 30, 2009

Powerful Method Of Suppressing Errors Developed - Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have demonstrated a technique for efficiently suppressing errors in quantum computers. April 28, 2009

Hydrogen Protects Nuclear Fuel In Final Storage - By midsummer it will be announced where Sweden's spent nuclear fuel will be permanently stored. April 24, 2009

Cloud Computing: A New Horizon - The outlook is bleak for laptops, hard drives and desktops – clouds are on the horizon and could change the way we use computers forever. April 22, 2009

Researchers Develop World's First Flying Microrobot - A University of Waterloo engineering research team has developed the world's first flying microrobot capable of manipulating objects for microscale applications. April 15, 2009

Electrosmog On The Circuit Board - The smaller the components in electronic circuits, the more interference-prone they are. If the components are too densely packed, they can interfere with one another. April 13, 2009

Sun Dial Uses Mobile Phones To Alert Muslims To Prayer - Religious technology may seem like an oxymoron, but as more people obtain mobile phones, iPhones and other devices to help them manage their lives, it's only natural that many of them will be using their gadgets to help them enrich their spiritual life as well. April 9, 2009

Humanoid Robot Helps Scientists Understand Intelligence - A humanoid robot newly acquired by Imperial College London will lead to a deeper understanding of human intelligence, says scientists. April 2, 2009

New Material Could Lead To Faster Chips - New research findings at MIT could lead to microchips that operate at much higher speeds than is possible with today's standard silicon chips, leading to cell phones and other communications systems that can transmit data much faster. April 1, 2009

Augmented Reality Under Water - The Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Information Technology FIT just presented an Augmented Reality system for use under water. March 25, 2009

Tracking Tigers In 3-D - New software developed with help from the Wildlife Conservation Society will allow tiger researchers to rapidly identify individual animals by creating a three-dimensional model using photos taken by remote cameras. March 23, 2009

Shifting Sound To Light May Lead To Better Computer Chips - By reversing a process that converts electrical signals into sounds heard out of a cell phone, researchers may have a new tool to enhance the way computer chips, LEDs and transistors are built. March 17, 2009

Wag The Robot? Robot Responds To Human Gestures - Imagine a day when you turn to your own personal robot, give it a task and then sit down and relax, confident that your robot is doing exactly what you wanted it to do. March 12, 2009

Ultra-thin Chip Embedding For Wearable Electronics - At the Smart Systems Integration Conference in Brussels, technologists from IMEC and its associated laboratory at Ghent University present a new 3D integration process enabling flexible electronic systems with a thickness of less than 60 micrometer. March 11, 2009

Future Of Sports Injuries Will Be In 3D - A study shows that new three-dimensional technologies applied to the traditional ultrasound scan significantly improve the quality of imaging. March 5, 2009

Engineering Students Build And Design A Fuel-Stingy Vehicle - With its light body made of Kevlar, sleek aerodynamic design and three Olympic-racing wheelchair tires, it looks like something that escaped from the Batcave. March 2, 2009

Small Robots Can Prepare Lunar Surface For NASA Outpost - Small robots the size of riding mowers could prepare a safe landing site for NASA’s Moon outpost, according to a NASA-sponsored study prepared by Astrobotic Technology Inc. with technical assistance from Carnegie Mellon University’s Robotics Institute. February 26, 2009

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