Advertisement
News
Subscribe to ECN Magazine News
View Sample

FREE Email Newsletter

ECN Daily

New method to detect prize particle for future quantum computing

September 10, 2014 12:58 pm | by EurekAlert! | Comments

Quantum computing relies on the laws of quantum mechanics to process vast amounts of information and calculations simultaneously, with far more power than current computers. However, development of quantum computers has been limited....

MIG and IEEE SA produce new standard for IoT, e-health, connected vehicle, aug. reality

September 10, 2014 12:54 pm | Comments

IEEE, the world’s largest professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for humanity, announced the availability of the IEEE 2700-2014 “Standard for Sensor Performance Parameter Definitions,” recently approved by the IEEE....

TOPICS:

Photos of the Day: Apple Watch looks to be another winner

September 10, 2014 12:36 pm | by ANICK JESDANUN, AP Technology Writer | Comments

As computerized wristwatches go, the upcoming Apple Watch looks impressive. I like that it will come in two sizes, so the watch won't feel giant on smaller hands, as some competing watches do. I also like that Apple will offer a variety of straps....

TOPICS:
Advertisement

Engineering Live: The Beginning of the End for Wearable Devices

September 10, 2014 10:54 am | by ECN Staff | Comments

In 2013, wearable devices began to take off in the consumer and medical industries, particularly with fitness and health tracking devices. The NPD group believes that the market will swell to 91 million units in 2015, but some insiders predict....

TOPICS:

Two-dimensional electron liquids

September 9, 2014 4:07 pm | by EurekAlert! | Comments

Truly two-dimensional objects are rare. Even a thin piece of paper is trillions of atoms thick. When physicists do succeed in producing 2D systems, quantum interactions can lead to new phenomena and Nobel prizes. Two examples: graphene ...

National Renewable Energy Laboratory updates cetane data used for development of energy efficient fuels and engines

September 9, 2014 2:59 pm | by EurekAlert! | Comments

The Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has released a long-anticipated update to the source-of-record for cetane number data. This information is vital to the development of new, energy-efficient, low-carbon fuels....

TOPICS:

Bookmark and share printable version crystal solar and NREL team up to cut costs

September 9, 2014 2:57 pm | by EurekAlert! | Comments

A faster, cheaper way to manufacture silicon solar cells, partially funded by the Energy Department and fine-tuned at its National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), has won a coveted R&D 100 award as one of the top technology innovations of 2013....

TOPICS:

SDSC joins the Intel Parallel Computing Centers program

September 9, 2014 1:52 pm | by EurekAlert! | Comments

The San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California, San Diego, is working with semiconductor chipmaker Intel Corporation to further optimize research software to improve the parallelism, efficiency, and scalability of widely....

TOPICS:
Advertisement

'Solid' light could compute previously unsolvable problems

September 9, 2014 1:49 pm | by EurekAlert! | Comments

Researchers at Princeton University have begun crystallizing light as part of an effort to answer fundamental questions about the physics of matter.The researchers are not shining light through crystal – they are transforming light into crystal....

TOPICS:

Squeezed quantum communication

September 9, 2014 12:08 pm | by EurekAlert! | Comments

It could be difficult for the NSA to hack encrypted messages in the future – at least if a technology being investigated by scientists at the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light in Erlangen and the University Erlangen-Nürnberg will be successful....

TOPICS:

On Space Station, Earth's beauty is in the eye of the high definition beholder

September 9, 2014 12:02 pm | by EurekAlert! | Comments

A series of new Earth science instruments launching to the International Space Station over the next year is prompting a new era of Earth observation from the orbiting outpost. These new tools that monitor ocean winds and measure clouds and pollution....

TOPICS:

First evidence for water ice clouds found outside solar system

September 9, 2014 11:58 am | by EurekAlert! | Comments

A team of scientists led by Carnegie's Jacqueline Faherty has discovered the first evidence of water ice clouds on an object outside of our own Solar System. Water ice clouds exist on our own gas giant planets--Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune....

TOPICS:

A system that facilitates malware identification in smartphones

September 9, 2014 11:53 am | by EurekAlert! | Comments

Malware is a type of malicious program whose general aim is to profit economically by carrying out actions without the user's consent, such as stealing personal information or committing economic fraud. We can find it "in any type of device ranging from....

TOPICS:
Advertisement

Inventor creates tiny technologies for medicine; awarded $500,000 Lemelson-MIT Prize

September 9, 2014 11:50 am | by EurekAlert! | Comments

Dr. Sangeeta Bhatia, biomedical engineer and professor at MIT, is the recipient of the 2014 $500,000 Lemelson-MIT Prize. Bhatia is recognized for designing and commercializing miniaturized technologies with applications to improve human health....

TOPICS:

New infrared marker for bio-imaging

September 9, 2014 11:47 am | by EurekAlert! | Comments

Far-red shifted fluorescent tissue markers make it possible to visualize structures and processes with advanced bio-imaging. This permits new insights into organisms and creates the potential for a wide range of applications – from more exact....

TOPICS:

Pages

X
You may login with either your assigned username or your e-mail address.
The password field is case sensitive.
Loading