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.
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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
Washington Post (May 18, 2015) The FBI is investigating Chris Roberts, a computer security expert, who told the agency he hacked into a plane's in-flight entertainment system while on board and managed to move the plane sideways. ... 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.
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Aug. 26, 2015 Researchers are using high-performance computing to simulate the processes that take place during the first moments of photosynthesis. Using quantum mechanics as the basis, ... read more
Aug. 26, 2015 For more than a decade, gene sequencers have been improving more rapidly than the computers required to make sense of their outputs. Searching for DNA sequences in existing ... read more
Aug. 26, 2015 A study presents a new method for dealing with delays that, they conclude, keeps system-wide delays virtually constant while distributing delays among airlines more evenly. Specifically, it lets ... read more
Sep. 10, 2014 A flexible display incorporating graphene in its pixels’ electronics has been successfully demonstrated, the first time graphene has been used in a transistor-based flexible ... read more
Apr. 29, 2013 Researchers at Queen's University's Human Media Lab have developed a new smartphone -- called MorePhone -- which can morph its shape to give users a silent yet visual cue of an incoming ... read more
May 4, 2011 The world's first interactive paper computer is set to revolutionize the world of interactive computing. The computer looks, feels and operates like a small sheet of interactive paper. Users ... read more