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  In the fast-moving world of computer memory, DRAM and Flash are the current best options, but neither is perfect. The solution is ReRAM, technology... Read More »
Diagnosing diseases such as HIV and leukemia could soon be as simple as screening cells using an inexpensive, portable device. The new chip can focus cells into a... Read More »
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Daniel PorterI bet flow cytometry could be a useful technique in a variety of fields -- could they possibly implement a single FC device for a variety of applications?
May 30, 2012
Aurora SterlingI don't see why not. Seems like it would be fairly straightforward to adapt this for other uses.
May 30, 2012
Last week a federal jury found that Google did not commit patent infringement on two Oracle patents in question. In a unanimous verdict, the 10-member jury dashed... Read More »
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Daniel PorterHoorah for open source! The last thing we need is an extensive software patent war on our hands as well, so with some luck this will start to nip it in the bud. I wonder if, as you suggest, this sort of decision will have any impact on the technological patent wars, with their pre-established rhetoric of fair use?
May 29, 2012
Done deal. After approval from the EU and US reviewers, was there much doubt that Google's acquisition of Motorola Mobility would run aground in China? Now that... Read More »
Alcatel-Lucent introduced its 7950 XRS router this week, addressing the ever-evolving needs of today’s core networks invaded by video, mobile devices and... Read More »
A group at the Nanyang Technological Institute has demonstrated new wireless technology capable of transmitting data 1,000 times faster than Bluetooth -- nearly 2... Read More »
The three axis accelerometers that currently inhabit our smartphones typically measure values on the order of a couple times the acceleration due to gravity -- about... Read More »
The process of building computer chips over the past several decades has been driven by a focus on Moore’s Law, which calls for improving the speed and number... Read More »
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Leonard PrietSeems to me this is just a question of managing uncertainties -- isn't that something that we do in science all the time?
May 23, 2012
In the wake of Samsung's Exynos quad-core processors, now powering their increasingly successful line of Galaxy smartphones, the semiconductor leader has started... Read More »
A computer science engineering team at the University of Nevada, Reno have created an indoor navigation system for the visually impaired. The technology utilizes a... Read More »
Block co-polymers are materials that are made of several different monomer components, and can fabricated to have unique properties as a result. Block co-polymers... Read More »
Samsung and LG have positioned OLED as the next generation display technology. Both are poised to launch competing models of big, edgy TVs they hope will jumpstart a... Read More »
As the patent wars rage on between Apple and Samsung, with the two jostling for top spot in the smartphone and tablet industries. A U.S. appeals court ruled that... Read More »
Google-maps-loving iPhone users get ready: starting with iOS 6, you won’t be able to open your iPhone fresh out of the box and start up Google Maps. After... Read More »
Since the onset of the Industrial Revolution, the economy has revolved around supply and demand, encouraging the development of new inventions to improve efficiency... Read More »
Professor Shin Jung Hoon’s team from the Department of Physics and the Graduate School of Nanoscience and Technology at the Korean Advanced Institute of... Read More »
A team at Korean Advanced Institute of Technology (KAIST) has developed new forms of low cost, large-area nanogenerator technology using piezoelectric ceramic... Read More »
"But in the decline of the empire, when every principle of health and life had been exhausted, the tardy application of this partial remedy was incapable of... Read More »
Today semiconductor and microchip manufacturer Microchip Technologies announced that it will purchase its smaller rival Standard Microsystems Corp., reports Reuters... Read More »
Although the actual release of CPU chips these days includes about as much surprise as the New York Yankees being in the playoff chase, Intel managed to surprise... Read More »