A team at the University of Florida has discovered that functionalized fullerenes heat, ignite, glow and transform into other carbon nanostructures such as carbon nanotubes upon exposure to low-intensity laser light.
Legal newspaper publisher Dolan Media said Monday it made several changes to its shareholder rights plan, which included raising the percentage of share ownership a person have before attempting a buyout."We designed this plan strictly as a precautionary measure to protect the company and our...
Responding to increased developer demand for low cost, fast and efficient video technology software tools, Analog Devices, Inc. is now offering a free comprehensive video primitives library for use in real time video analytics applications.
(American Friends of Tel Aviv University) Tel Aviv University's Prof. Yael Hanein, Dr. Slava Krylov and Assaf Ya'akobovitz have set out to make sensors for microelectromechanical systems significantly more sensitive and reliable than they are today, shrinking their work to nano-size to do it.
Molecules that arrange themselves into predictable patterns on silicon chips could lead to microprocessors with much smaller circuit elements.
The tendering process that will result in the supply of Europe's next series of meteorological satellites, Meteosat Third Generation, has reached an advanced stage as ESA invites Thales Alenia Space to enter formal contract negotiations.
German scientists have created a three-dimensional "invisibility cloak" that can hide objects by bending light waves. The findings, published in the journal Science on Thursday, could in the future make it possible to make large objects invisible, but for now the researchers said they were not keen to speculate on possible applications.
Microsoft's Internet Explorer has lost market share in major European markets, such as France, Britain and Italy, after the U.S. software firm started to make it easier for European consumers to use competing browsers.
Britain's prime minister says the scientist credited with inventing the World Wide Web will lead a new Internet research institute. Tim Berners Lee, who developed the Web in 1990, will head up Britain's Institute of Web Science.
Britain's Ministry of Defense on Monday announced that General Dynamics has been chosen as preferred bidder for a new generation of armored fighting vehicles.The first phase of the contract for production of some 600 vehicles is worth roughly 1 billion pounds ($1.5 billion), the ministry...
Novell essentially put itself up for sale after rejecting an unsolicited bid by hedge fund Elliott Associates to buy the software company for about $1.8 billion.
The French Special Forces Command is now equipped with an unspecified number of Skylark 1 and Wasp Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs). The French Armament Procurement Agency (Direction générale de l'armement, DGA) made the handoff on March 8th...
Deutsche Telekom's decision to set a 30% female management quota has spurred a debate over the role women play in corporate Germany.
Developing Machines Virtually with SimulationX 3.3 in Record Time - ITI at the bauma and Hannover trade show 2010March 22, 2010 6:30 am | by 1888 Press Release | News | Comments
Dresden/Germany, 18 March 2010 - ITI, one of the leading software and engineering companies for system simulation, today announces its presence on the two leading German industry trade shows 2010 - bauma from 19 to 25 April 2010 in Munich and Hannover trade show from 19 to 23 April 2010.
The Society for Information Display and DisplaySearch Partner Again on Display Week 2010 Business ConferenceMarch 22, 2010 6:29 am | by General Electric | News | Comments
The Society for Information Display (SID), the leading global organization dedicated to the advancement of electronic display technology, together with DisplaySearch, the worldwide leader in display market research, today announced