The NSF has awarded $3 million to Georgia Tech to fund a unique research program on stem cell bio-manufacturing. The effort is focused on developing engineering methods for stem cell production to meet the anticipated demand for stem cells.
(University of Nottingham) Scientists and Engineers at the University of Nottingham have built the world's smallest ultrasonic transducers capable of generating and detecting ultrasound.
Flir Systems Inc., which makes thermal imaging and infrared camera systems, on Monday said it had agreed to buy ICx Technologies Inc., a maker of chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosives detectors, for $274 million in cash.Portland-based Flir is offering $7.55 per share in...
QHR Technologies Inc. has reported record revenue of $5.1 million for its second quarter, up 90 per cent for the same period last year.Profit was $308,166 or one cent a share in the quarter ended June 30, compared with a loss of $205,983, or one cent a share, in the same period in 2009, the...
A manager at Apple Inc has been charged in California with taking kickbacks he received after leaking corporate secrets to Asian companies that supplied iPhone and iPod accessories, court documents showed.
(Elhuyar Fundazioa) The intelligent robots that appear in the movies have little relation to real life, although the tendency in current robotics to create machines that are as independent as possible is a fact. "The robot has to be aware of what it is doing and, more and more, be capable...
Hulu is planning an initial public offering which could value the U.S. video viewing site at more than $2 billion, the New York Times said.
Intel Corp said on Monday that it would buy the cable modem product line of chip maker Texas Instruments Inc in order to expand its consumer electronics chip business.
Ordinary computers like those folks use to send e-mail or surf the Internet are being credited with finding a previously unknown neutron star.
Spacewalking astronauts installed a new ammonia pump to the International Space Station on Monday, accomplishing the urgent cooling-system repairs after more than two weeks of impaired operations in orbit.
The company behind the magicJack, the Internet phone gadget heavily advertised on television, has another trick up its sleeve: free phone calls from computers, smart phones and iPads.
Zynga, the maker of popular social networking game "FarmVille," has hired former MySpace CEO Owen Van Natta as its executive vice president of business operations.
High-tech eyes in the sky - from satellite imagery to sophisticated aerial photography that maps entire communities - are being employed in creative new ways by government officials, a trend that civil libertarians and others fear are eroding privacy rights.
HP Enterprise Services has been awarded a contract worth up to $200 million to work with Medicare Part B coverage, the company said Monday.HP Enterprise, part of Hewlett-Packard Co. in Palo Alto, Calif., said the contract requires it to improve claims processing and also the delivery of health...
electronica 2010 will showcase a world first in medical electronics: a prosthetic leg that moves in response to the wearer's thoughts.