Technology News

Wednesday, October 19, 2011 - 06:11

Research could lead to new devices that could sense and neutralise toxic outbreaks and disarm deadly cancers in the body.

Tuesday, October 18, 2011 - 14:00

A research team at Georgia Tech has discovered using a smartphone accelerometer—the internal device that detects when and how the phone is tilted—to sense keyboard vibrations and decipher complete sentences with up to 80 percent accuracy. The procedure is not easy, they say, but is definitely possible with the latest generations of smartphones.

Tuesday, October 18, 2011 - 13:45

 Scientists at Northwestern University have developed a new nanomaterial that can “steer” electrical currents. The development could lead to a computer that can simply reconfigure its internal wiring and become an entirely different device, based on changing needs.

Tuesday, October 18, 2011 - 10:09

Geneticists at Emory University School of Medicine have demonstrated a method that enables the routine amplification of all the genes on the X chromosome. The technology allows the rapid and highly accurate sequencing and identification of novel genetic variants affecting X chromosome genes.

Monday, October 17, 2011 - 22:26

Study reveal how substituting just a few atoms can cause widespread disruption of the delicate interactions that give the material its unique properties, including superconductivity.

Monday, October 17, 2011 - 09:06

An international team of scientists successfully concentrated the energy of infrared laser pulses using a nano funnel enabling them to generate extreme ultraviolet light pulses, which repeated 75 million times per second.