(American Physical Society) A dopant common in building conventional electronics looks promising for making components out of carbon sheets only one atom thick.
A Georgia Tech research team has developed a new technique that reliably detects and quantifies an enzyme implicated in osteoporosis, arthritis, atherosclerosis, cancer metastasis and other disease processes.
AMI’s Reflex technology solves a common deficiency – the disappearance of the sensation of touching – that has resulted from the emergence of touch screens in consumer electronic devices.
(Nanyang Technological University) Singapore's first eco-friendly bus developed by NTU and China's Tsinghua University is ready and will make its appearance during the Youth Olympics Games in August and will be used to transport athletes and officials around the Youth Olympics Village at...
Cell phone companies are about to barrage consumers with advertising for the next advance in wireless network technology: "4G" access. The companies are promising faster speeds and the thrill of being the first on the block to use a new acronym.
Hewlett-Packard says it will cut about 9,000 jobs and take $1 billion in charges over several years as it creates fully automated commercial data centers.The Palo Alto, Calif. technology company says it will invest $1 billion in its enterprise services unit, over a multiyear period. The company...
Taiwanese electronics firms displayed a slew of e-readers at an industry show Tuesday, with one maker unveiling a lightweight model that can display a full magazine page in color.The color model - developed by Delta Electronics Inc. and expected to go on sale by December - stood out among a...
Six initiatives from France, Austria, Germany, Poland, Slovenia and Sweden, received awards in the ceremony which was jointly organised by the European Commission, the Spanish EU Presidency and the Committee of the Regions. The event closed the second European SME Week, the European...
Calian Technologies Ltd. (TSX:CTY) says it has won a two-year contract with the Department of National Defence worth $15 million for maintenance services at five Canadian Forces army bases.
Molecular details of a light-sensing structure will help scientists understand how plants respond to light
The Third Annual Meeting of the OECD Roundtable of Mayors and Ministers on “Cities and Green Growth” concluded that national and city leaders must work together to increase cities’ ability to promote green growth.
Gross domestic product (GDP) in the OECD area rose by 0.7% in the first quarter of 2010, the fourth consecutive quarter of growth for the area.
Fighting Corruption : US Attorney General Eric H. Holder on efforts to fight international corruptionMay 31, 2010 9:24 am | by OECD | Comments
“For the global economy, corruption is dangerous,” he said at the OECD in Paris on 31 May. “The consequence is economic decay, not development. And that’s why corruption demands a truly global response – one that knows no limits on collaboration.”
Lawyers say that a growing number of businesses are suing individuals for posting critical comments online.