“Our .50-caliber bullet can guide itself to a hit half a mile away”
Sign language can greatly improve the communication capability of hearing-impaired people, but there’s still a major barrier in that most people don’t understand it. New prototype gadgets could change that...
Silicon backing should make high-efficiency lighting more affordable.
Tesla's Model S sedan is the second model in Tesla's lineup and has been through a long gestation period.
Even though Quick Response (QR) codes are significantly more effective when placed in newspapers and magazines, that doesn't stop over-eager marketers from putting the scanable codes on everything from produce to body parts to burqas.
Designer Michal Bonikowski has put out some speculative designs of what a Facebook phone might look like.
Spec sheet sent anonymously to 9to5Mac describes a new model that is thinner and lighter than its predecessor, as well as sporting a higher resolution screen.
Diffbot aims to make it easier for apps to read Web pages the way humans do.
Scientists from University Of Manchester are checking out ways to make graphene usable for manufacturing of computer chips.
Combining atomically thin graphene with layers of atomically thin insulators appears to open the door to using graphene in computer chips. A hat tip to KurzweilAI.net for reprinting this University of Manchester news release
A European team of physicists has bested the record set by a team of Chinese researchers last month for distance in teleporting quantum bits (qubits).
Tellurex Corporation is currently seeking Kickstarter.com pledge funds and distributors to help launch its new, light and portable electrical generator.
A few years ago, scientists made an exciting breakthrough that could revolutionize the world of science, with particular emphasis on chemistry.
A revolution in chemistry is taking place in a small room in a converted mining building in Tucson, Ariz., where a woman wearing a soiled smock and a face mask is painstakingly scraping soot off a metal container.
A research team from the University of Florida (UF) has fabricated a graphene solar cell that demonstrates a power conversion efficiency of 8.6%, a record value, when considering earlier attempts in the making of graphene solar cells that managed onl
Numerous research groups around the world are reporting that they have created silicene, a one-atom-thick hexagonal mesh of silicon atoms — the silicon equivalent of graphene.
A much-vaunted new material may change telecommunications
Samsung Electronics Co., the world's largest computer memory-chip maker, said Friday it has developed a graphene device that could help revolutionize the capabilities of transistors.
Demand for graphite is rising and is expected to mushroom as this allotrope of carbon – most commonly known as part of lead pencils – finds new applications.
A multi-institute research team has developed a novel nanostructured metamaterial that can transmit light more efficiently, taking one step closer to the realization of novel optical technologies.
Graphene is the wonder material that could solve the problem of making ever faster computers and smaller mobile devices when current silicon microchip technology hits an inevitable wall.
The West may be about to lose its technology lead over Asia as it lags in the race to use a "miracle" material called graphene.
IBM researchers have built the first integrated circuit based on graphene, a breakthrough the company says could herald a future based on graphene wafers instead of silicon.
Dry erase boards are pretty useful, especially in business settings. But they always involve one thing: a board. The CLEAR paint from company IdeaPaint is a special formula that can turn pretty much any surface into a writeable, and perhaps more impo
Clearing the muck from an oil spill is tough enough without having to worry about collateral damage, but designer Hsu Sean is looking to create a Roomba-like Bio-Cleaner drone that degrades oil while keeping animals out of harm’s way.
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HealthTap is an app available on iOS, Android, and the web that lets people ask medical questions of real doctors and get quick answers in return.
What are the problems with Siri? This former employee didn't say, but it probably has to do with the fact that Siri is still in beta, and has had problems like downtime, and it takes a long time to get answers.
What do you do when your startup gets off to an OK start but not a great one? Hunker down and figure out ways to lure users? Or sweep all the junk off the desktop and start over?
The menu of low-cost mini-computer options expands.