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Gordon Moore Giving Big to Big Data Scientists
Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation will hand out $1.5 million awards for “data driven discovery”
(Jan 9, 2014)
CES 2014 Trends: The 3-D Printing Industry Is Poised to Explode
3-D printing was huge at the show, but there's more money to be made from selling printed products...
(Jan 9, 2014)
Polar Vortex Cripples Power Generation, But Grid Survives
The electrical grid is strained, but has the flexibility to keep functioning.
(Jan 9, 2014)
Self-Driving Car Rules Will Lag Tech, Think Tanks Predict
It may be wise to write rules once we know more about self-driving cars
(Jan 9, 2014)
CES 2014 Trends: Everybody's Making Fitness Trackers and Smart Watches, But Who Will Succeed?
Sorting out the dozens of wearable gadgets at this years show
(Jan 8, 2014)
CES 2014 Trends: Wireless Networks Need to Learn to Cooperate
As the demand for bandwidth increases, wireless engineers are trying to figure out how to...
(Jan 8, 2014)
"Rhubarb" Flow Battery Could Bolster Renewables Storage
Organic compound similar to one found in rhubarb would make scalable flow battery far cheaper than...
(Jan 8, 2014)
Better Condoms through Nanotechnology
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has granted two research projects to use nanotechnology for...
(Jan 8, 2014)
CES 2014: Sphero 2B Robot Is Fast, Funky, and Fun
Orbotix breaks its own spherical mold with the Sphero 2B, a faster, cheaper, and more customizable...
(Jan 8, 2014)
Light-Activated Glue Can Heal Broken Hearts
A biocompatible glue seals ruptures in the beating heart of a pig
(Jan 8, 2014)
3-D TV is Officially Dead (For Now) and This is Why it Failed
4 reasons TV manufacturers are giving up
(Jan 7, 2014)
Mystery of Earthquake Lights Traced to Electrical Charges in Rocks
Earthquake lights resembling bluish flames or lightning apparently originate from charges in...
(Jan 7, 2014)
CES 2014: Formula E Premiers All-Electric Race Car
The Spark-Renault SRT_01E, the first professional battery-powered race car, shows off with a few...
(Jan 7, 2014)
CES 2014 Trends: TV’s Future is Curvy, Smart, and 4K
TV manufacturers throw smarts, pixels, and curves into their sets, but the one that figures out the...
(Jan 7, 2014)
We Do Not Need Flying Delivery Drones, Just Smarter Ground Robots
Amazon's delivery drones sound like a cool idea, but we don't need them, says a Microsoft researcher
(Jan 7, 2014)
MOOCs Teach AI to Grade Computer Programs as a Human Would
Data from online computer science courses could help AI distinguish good programs from bad
(Jan 7, 2014)
Seagate Crams 500 GB of Storage into Prototype Tablet
Flash memory may be the future, but it's not yet affordable enough to keep up with our demand for...
(Jan 6, 2014)
Japan Plants Renewable Energy Village in Fukushima's Contaminated Farmland
Growing crops beneath solar panels could inspire Fukushima farmers in the wake of Japan's nuclear...
(Jan 6, 2014)
OLEDs Could Control Light to Boost Li-Fi Bandwidth
Broadband encoded in room lighting would have more capacity if the signals were placed on different...
(Jan 6, 2014)
CES 2014 First Impressions: Mobile-enabled Hardware, Haptic Sensors, and New Robots
CES Unveiled provides a glimpse of some of the year's big trends
(Jan 6, 2014)