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IBM Watson Takes on the Genetics of Brain Cancer
The AI will analyze patients' genetic data to provide treatment suggestions
(Mar 19, 2014)
The Earth Was Lucky to Dodge a Massive Solar Magnetic Storm in 2012
A fierce solar magnetic storm that missed Earth by nine days could have wreaked havoc on modern...
(Mar 19, 2014)
Carbon Nanotube Circuits Are Back in the Running as a Viable Material for Flexible Electronics
For the first time a flexible CNT circuit has been doped to create a complimentary circuit
(Mar 19, 2014)
Korean Island Plans for All Cars to Be Electric by 2030
Jeju Island hopes that world-leading charging infrastructure and incentives will encourage EV...
(Mar 19, 2014)
Dudley Buck's Forgotten Cryotron Computer
In the 1950s, this MIT graduate student convinced engineers to build computers using...
(Mar 19, 2014)
DARPA's Newest X-Plane Concepts Are All Robots
It's certainly no secret what the air force of the future is going to look like, and it's not going...
(Mar 19, 2014)
Dean Kamen to Tech Community: "We're Not Creating Enough Innovators"
The famed inventor says technologists need to work harder to attract more kids to engineering
(Mar 19, 2014)
Profile: Patrick Griffis Leads Dolby’s Attempt to Redefine Video
New display technology aims to preserve realistic colors and contrasts
(Mar 19, 2014)
Scientists Must Stop Confusing Batteries and Supercapacitors, Argue Experts
In the race for new energy storage materials, calling batteries supercapacitors wastes time and...
(Mar 18, 2014)
Now Available: Ava 500, Neato BotVac, and Cheaper NAOs for Everyone
Here's how to spend $80,000 on robots today
(Mar 18, 2014)
How Do You See Gravitational Waves?
Superconducting circuitry let astronomers see gravity's imprint on cosmic radiation from the Big...
(Mar 18, 2014)
GM CEO: “We Admit It. Somebody Messed Up”
Recalls another 1.5 million cars with faulty ignitions and appoints safety czar as Congress and...
(Mar 18, 2014)
Can Artemis Deliver 5G Service On Your 4G Phone?
Start-up Artemis Networks aims to boost wireless data capacity with its pCell technology. But...
(Mar 18, 2014)
The Origins of <i>The Institute</i>
From a few pages in IEEE Spectrum it grew into a stand-alone publication
(Mar 18, 2014)
Rehabilitation Robotics 2013 (Mar 18, 2014)
Bionically Enhanced Chloroplasts Boost Photosynthesis and Spawn a New Field
Carbon nanotubes may act as antennae in a plant's photosystem
(Mar 17, 2014)
Graphene Gives You Infrared Vision in a Contact Lens
Researchers produce an infrared detector operating at room temperature as sensitive as cooled...
(Mar 17, 2014)
Malaysia Air Flight 370 Would Not Have Disappeared if We'd Had This System
"Glass Box," the real-time transmission of all relevent flight data, would have given investigators...
(Mar 17, 2014)
Soraa Aims for Better Light Quality with Gallium Nitride Tech
The latest generation of Soraa’s LED lamps use gallium nitride grown on gallium nitride to improve...
(Mar 17, 2014)
Chrysler: "I Brake for Electronics Recalls"
Are car electronics reliability problems growing?
(Mar 17, 2014)