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James Webb Space Telescope
Webb Telescope Spinoff Technologies already Seen in some Industries
Apr 19, 2012 06:40 AM E
A critical component of the James Webb Space Telescope is its new technology. Much of the technology for the Webb had to be conceived, designed and built specifically to enable it to see farther back in time. As with many NASA technological advances, some of the innovations are being used to benefit humankind in many other industries.
Cell phone
New Research Could Mean Cellphones That Can See Through Walls
Apr 18, 2012 13:52 PM E
Comic book hero superpowers may be one step closer to reality after the latest technological feats made by researchers at UT Dallas. They have designed an imager chip that could turn mobile phones into devices that can see through walls, wood, plastics, paper and other objects.
Ocean
New Technologies for a Blue Future
Apr 18, 2012 11:46 AM E
Technology has transformed the way humans interact with the seas and oceans. But what are the next big ideas that will drive growth in marine and maritime sectors into the future?
Neutron Generator Team
Sandia National Laboratories' Work on Neutron Generation: Going from Tubes to Chips
Apr 18, 2012 10:47 AM E
It was a figurative whack on the head that started Sandia National Laboratories distinguished technical staff member Juan Elizondo-Decanini thinking outside the box - which in his case was a cylinder.
CRO
Australia-New Zealand Square Kilometre Array Site Is already Producing World-class Astrophysics
Apr 18, 2012 10:16 AM E
CSIRO's Murchison Radioastronomy Observatory (MRO), located in remote Western Australia, is the site proposed by Australia and New Zealand to host the high-density core of the multi-billion dollar Square Kilometre Array (SKA), and is already producing world-class research that will be described at an international conference in the UK this week.
Beyette
Lifesaving Technology Ready for Market
Apr 18, 2012 09:14 AM E
Xanthostat Diagnostics develops point-of-care devices for the diagnosis of patients who experience sentinel subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH).
Katrina
Katrina Changed Everything
Apr 18, 2012 08:50 AM E
All over the country, millions of Americans still live behind dams or levees, and if these were to fail and unleash catastrophic flooding, as some did in New Orleans in 2005, property, and of course life, might once again pay the price. "Oh, my city... in case you haven't heard, Budweiser ain't delivering," Rose grieved, with a ...
Ford
Ford to Take Slow Road on Electric Trucks: CEO
Apr 18, 2012 06:07 AM E
Ford Motor Co will be slower to build electric-powered pickups and other larger vehicles because the batteries to power them are still extremely costly, Ford CEO Alan Mulally said on Tuesday.
wikipedia
Survey Finds Majority of Wikipedia Entries Contain Factual Errors
Apr 17, 2012 13:14 PM E
Sixty percent of Wikipedia articles about companies contain factual errors, according to research published today in the Public Relations Society of America's (PRSA) scholarly publication, Public Relations Journal. Findings from the research will help establish a baseline of understanding for how public relations professionals work with Wikipe...
Tunnel-FET-Based Biosensor
Ultra-sensitive Electrical Biosensor Unlocks Potential for Instant Diagnostic Devices
Apr 17, 2012 12:04 PM E
A new quantum mechanical-based biosensor designed by a team at University of California, Santa Barbara offers tremendous potential for detecting biomolecules at ultra-low concentrations, from instant point-of-care disease diagnostics, to detection of trace substances for forensics and security.
Diesel Reloaded Innotruck
'Diesel Reloaded:' A Vehicle for Rethinking Mobility Rolls into Hannover Messe
Apr 17, 2012 10:31 AM E
The public and press can see the latest progress in a unique, ongoing electromobility research project during the international trade fair MobiliTec, which takes place April 23-27 at the Hannover Messe.
Space shuttle
Space Shuttle Discovery Takes off on Final Flight to Museum
Apr 17, 2012 10:20 AM E
The space shuttle Discovery took off on its final voyage on Tuesday, on a piggyback jet ride to the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum's Virginia annex.
Computer
Together, Computer Scientists from Saarbruecken and Luxembourg Close Digital Security Gaps
Apr 16, 2012 11:01 AM E
The Center for IT Security, Privacy and Accountability (CISPA) of Saarland University, Germany, and the University of Luxembourg's Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) have recently agreed upon a mutual course for the strategic development of new and integrative approaches to addressing key IT security concerns.
X ray
New X-ray Technique Reveals Structure of Printable Electronics
Apr 16, 2012 07:50 AM E
An innovative X-ray technique has given North Carolina State University researchers and their collaborators new insight into how organic polymers can be used in printable electronics such as transistors and solar cells. Their discoveries may lead to cheaper, more efficient printable electronic devices.
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