Google Inc. didn't stop wrangling with censorship when the company moved its search engine out of mainland China to shed its restraints on what can be shown on the Internet.Even in countries Google has no intention of leaving, the world's Web search leader has been under increasing pressure to...
(Leopoldina) The Secretariat of the European Academies Science Advisory Council will move from the Royal Society in London to the German Academy of Sciences Leopoldina at the beginning of April. EASAC is the association of National Science Academies of the member states of the European Union.
Valery A. Rubakov, chief scientist at the Institute for Nuclear Research at the Russian Academy of Sciences, will give a BSA Distinguished Lecture – “Extra Dimensions of Space: Are They Going to be Found Soon?”– at Brookhaven Lab on Tuesday, April 27, at 4 p.m. in Berkner Hall.
Physicists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have built and tested a device for trapping electrically charged atoms (ions) that potentially could process dozens of ions at once with the most versatile control of any trap demonstrated to date.
Security engineers at Google and computer security company McAfee said malicious software was used to spy on government critics in Vietnam in what analysts suspect is the second major example in recent months of an Asian country trying to quash dissent on the Internet.
(University of Florida) Call them tattletale pills. Seeking a way to confirm that patients have taken their medication, University of Florida engineering researchers have added a tiny microchip and digestible antenna to a standard pill capsule. The prototype is intended to pave the way...
austriamicrosystems announced the AS8510, a high precision data acquisition front-end IC for automotive battery current, voltage, and temperature sense applications, and general sensor interface applications where precise measurement of small signals close to ground is required.
Personal income increased $1.2 billion, or less than 0.1 percent, and disposable personal income (DPI) increased $1.6 billion, or less than 0.1 percent, in February, according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis. Personal consumption expenditures (PCE) increased $34.7 billion, or 0.3...
Gas safety specialist SandS Northern has won a contract with Bolton Community College to supply gas safety systems to both the kitchens and laboratories.
2009 signaled a record year for OLED, with revenues of $826 million, up 35% Y/Y. According to the latest DisplaySearch Quarterly OLED Shipment and Forecast Report
(Arizona State University) Arizona State University has signed a research and education partnership agreement with the University of Tokyo's Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology to collaborate on projects aimed at producing significant engineering advances in solar-energy...
Sofradir, a leading developer and manufacturer of advanced infrared detectors for military, space and industrial applications, announced today that it has released Altair, a new dual-band MW-MW IR detector. Altair MWIR-MWIR operates in two mid-wave bandwidths, 3 – 4 micron and 4 – 5 micron, allowing users to better identify objects and thereby reduce the number of false threats identified.
Extending the Human-to-Machine Interface (HMI) using wireless communications is a fast developing field. Important improvements in HMI functionality have been made possible by continuing advancements in Machine-to-Machine interfaces in terms of increased baud rate, low power consumption and reach (distance) of communication.
Electronic medical systems have become substantially more sophisticated and powerful in recent years. As a result, the majority of these systems contain large arrays of power hungry electronic components that require high-performance heat sinks to prevent them from overheating and being damaged or destroyed.
Symmetricom announced a line of embedded software solutions that enable network equipment manufacturers to easily incorporate synchronization technology into their offerings to provide more versatile, high performing solutions.