Tech

Facebook CEO calls on members to flag organ donor status
Facebook CEO Calls On Members To Flag Organ Donor Status
May 01, 2012 09:43 AM E
(Reuters) - Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said there was a need to raise organ donation awareness and he encouraged the social network's members to speak up if they are donors.
Bombing in Iraq
Bomb-sniffing dogs enlisted to stem Florida python invasion
Apr 30, 2012 18:17 PM E
Some bomb-sniffing dogs trained to help fight terrorism are turning their olfactory attention toward a different scourge: Burmese pythons in Florida's Everglades National Park.
Cyber meeting
Cybersecurity and International Relations
Apr 27, 2012 13:53 PM E
Experts on cybersecurity and its role in world politics will come together for a "Cybersecurity and International Relations" conference on Thursday, May 3, 2012. The conference is sponsored by the Watson Institute for International Studies and the Department of Computer Science and organized by John Savage, the An Wang Professor of Computer Science.
MPQ logo
Atomic Clock Comparison via Data Highways
Apr 27, 2012 12:02 PM E
Optical atomic clocks measure time with unprecedented accuracy. However, it is the ability to compare clocks with one another that makes them applicable for high-precision tests in fundamental theory, from cosmology all the way to quantum physics.
Quantum
Researchers Claim Quantum Breakthrough
Apr 27, 2012 10:31 AM E
A tiny crystal that enables a computer to perform calculations that currently stump the world's most powerful supercomputers has been developed by an international team including the University of Sydney's Dr Michael Biercuk.
Laptop
House Passes Cyber Bill Despite Veto Threat
Apr 27, 2012 07:32 AM E
The U.S. House of Representatives passed a cybersecurity bill on Thursday that would allow the government and companies to share information about hacking, but which has raised privacy concerns and a veto threat from the White House.
Lasers
A New Generation of Ultra-small and High-precision Lasers Emerges
Apr 26, 2012 17:08 PM E
Ultra fast, robust, stable, and high precision: these are some of the characteristics of a new laser developed by an international research team. This ultra-small laser paves the way for a new generation of highly powerful, ultra-stable integrated lasers. Professor Roberto Morandotti and his team at the INRS University's Énergie Matériaux Tél...
Seeing Inside the Nose of an Aircraft
Seeing Inside the Nose of an Aircraft
Apr 26, 2012 13:18 PM E
The planned arrival time, the request to land or the landing direction - this is the kind of information pilots discuss via radio with ground staff in the control tower
Twitter
How Twitter Broke Its Biggest Story, #WeGotBinLaden
Apr 26, 2012 12:26 PM E
Nearly a year after U.S. Special Forces killed Osama bin Laden, the events of May 1, 2011 remain one of the busiest traffic periods in Twitter history. More than 5,000 tweets were sent per second when Twitter became the first source with news of bin Laden's death. But how did the news break and quickly spread across the Twittersphere?
Coupled Microlasers
Scientists Predict Paradoxical Laser Effect
Apr 26, 2012 12:19 PM E
Two lamps are brighter than one. This simple truism does not necessarily apply to lasers, as a team of scientists, led by the Vienna University of Technology found out.
Google
Trimble Navigation to Buy Google's SketchUp
Apr 26, 2012 11:53 AM E
Trimble Navigation Ltd has agreed to buy SketchUp 3D modeling platform from Google Inc for an undisclosed price, the companies said.
EARTH: Mobile Mapping with LIDAR Hits the Road
Apr 26, 2012 11:17 AM E
A new generation of lidar, or Light Detection and Ranging technology, is bringing the laser-based survey method down to Earth. The new technology involves mounting instruments atop cars, boats and even backpacks. These new mobile mapping systems will give geoscientists a whole new way to map and study the world.
Heart
3D X-ray Reveals Fibers that Control Heart Rhythm
Apr 26, 2012 11:00 AM E
Scientists at the University of Liverpool have developed a new X-ray technique to identify tissue fibres in the heart that ensure the muscle beats in a regular rhythm.
Apple
Apple's Growth Hinges on China, New Devices
Apr 26, 2012 05:54 AM E
Sometimes even eye-popping results are not enough. Apple Inc's shares rallied on Wednesday on the back of another spectacular quarter that included soaring iPhone sales in China, but the naysayers are still asking if the most valuable American company might need yet another revolutionary product in the next year to sustain its sizzling growth.
Follow iScience Times
us on facebook RSS
 
us on google
 
Most Popular
INSIDE iScience Times
Do Dolphins Get High? BBC Cameras Catch Dolphins Chewing On Pufferfish Toxins
Do Dolphins Get High? BBC Cameras Catch Dolphins Chewing On Pufferfish Toxins
How Many Ways Can You Tie A Tie?
How Many Ways Can You Tie A Tie?
Ribbon Of Charged Particles At Solar System's Edge Acts Like A Wind Sock For Interstellar Magnetism
Ribbon Of Charged Particles At Solar System's Edge Acts Like A Wind Sock For Interstellar Magnetism
How to Turn Your Tap Water Faucet  Into a Coffee Spout [VIDEO]
How to Turn Your Tap Water Faucet Into a Coffee Spout [VIDEO]
Coolest Science Photos Of 2013: From Blobfish To Two-Headed Shark, Comet ISON To Mars Selfie
Coolest Science Photos Of 2013: From Blobfish To Two-Headed Shark, Comet ISON To Mars Selfie
This Is A Scientifically-Proven Rock-Paper-Scissors Winning Strategy (But If Your Opponent Uses It Too, It's A Draw)
This Is A Scientifically-Proven Rock-Paper-Scissors Winning Strategy (But If Your Opponent Uses It Too, It's A Draw)