The word's first flexible computer made of paper has been unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The device comes from developers at Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario and a company called Plastic Logic who say it represents the future of desk-top computing.
Business Wire (Oct. 16, 2013) Thin Film Electronics ASA (Thinfilm) (OSE: THIN.OL) announced today that it has successfully demonstrated its first fully functional, stand-alone Smart Sensor Label. The temperature-tracking label, ... watch video
Popular Science (Jan. 7, 2015) Tablets are known for their thin and convenient portability, and Dell's taking that a step further with the Venue 8 7000 Series. It's a tiny 6 mm thin and has an 8.4-inch OLED screen. If you think ... watch video
Popular Science (Jan. 10, 2015) One of our favorite booths at CES was by Ecovacs Robotics, a company known for their innovative cleaning robots. They won a CES Innovation Award for RAYBOT, an automated bot that cleans solar panels, ... watch video
AP (Nov. 1, 2012) Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has opened the Living Computer Museum, with displays of old machines _ all in working order _ along with wish list items he'd like to add, just in case anybody has an ... watch video
AP (Oct. 1, 2014) They can't all read yet, but soon kindergarteners may be able to create basic computer code. Researchers in Massachusetts developed an app that teaches young kids a simple computer programming ... watch video
Deutsche Welle (May 14, 2012) Organic solar cells provide new hope for future energy generation, and researchers in Dresden now want to make this option commercially viable.
It’s a fascinating proposition: once the ... watch video
Apr. 30, 2015 A technique to allow people to cast their election vote online -- even if their home computers are suspected of being infected with viruses -- has been developed by researchers. Taking inspiration ... read more
Apr. 30, 2015 High-resolution imaging of plant cells is important in many plant studies, and the most commonly used method is scanning electron microscopy (SEM). But SEM can have limitations, including damage to ... read more
Apr. 30, 2015 Microsoft's Kinect games controller has been hacked by researchers to relieve one of the most distressing symptoms of Parkinson's - freezing of gait. Many patients are afflicted by freezing of gait ... read more
Apr. 29, 2015 A pair of newly published papers lay out a method for outfitting birds with geolocators or radio transmitters that cuts precious weight from the package, allowing the devices to be used on very small ... read more
Apr. 29, 2015 Most people are naturally adept at reading facial expressions -- from smiling and frowning to brow-furrowing and eye-rolling -- to tell what others are feeling. Now scientists have developed ... read more