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May 5, 2016

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May 5, 2016

Risk Aversion Impedes Innovation in Information Technology

May 2, 2016 — Smartphones and tablets come from Asia and America, European industry is far behind. Causes are unfolded by a new study, e.g. risk aversion made the companies offer own data services at high prices ... read more

Breastfeeding App Shows Promise in Supporting First-Time Mothers

Apr. 30, 2016 — A pilot study found that use of a mobile phone app that provided supportive texts and an online community significantly increased the rate of breastfeeding among new ... read more

Weighing the Pros and Cons of Mental-Health Apps

Apr. 26, 2016 — There are more than 165,000 mobile applications available for health care, with the largest category for people with mental-health disorders, managing everything from addiction to depression and ... read more

Smarter Sensing for the Internet of Things

Apr. 27, 2016 — A sensor node processor for networked sensor applications achieves ultra-low power consumption by using ultra-low voltage operation, hardware acceleration and cognitive sensing ... read more

Apr. 20, 2016 — Computer scientists, programmers, theorists, applied mathematicians, economists, biologists and environmental scientists have helped create a new field, computational sustainability, addressing ... read more

Apr. 15, 2016 — An engineer has integrated a non-reciprocal circulator and a full-duplex radio on a nanoscale silicon chip for the first time. This breakthrough technology needs only one antenna, thus enabling an ... read more

Apr. 14, 2016 — A modern twist on classic mass spectrometers could soon help detect rogue methane leaks, hidden explosives and much more. With the help of modern data analytics, researchers show that a technology ... read more

Apr. 13, 2016 — A team of researchers demonstrate that location-tagged posts on just two social media apps are enough to link accounts held by the same person and identify him or her, raising new concerns about ... read more

Apr. 13, 2016 — Researchers who are working to develop wearable electronics have reached a milestone: They are able to embroider circuits into fabric with 0.1 mm precision -- the perfect size to integrate electronic ... read more

Turning Cities Into Innovation Engines

Apr. 8, 2016 — Can smartphones improve our quality of life and make cities run more efficiently? A researcher is working towards this ... read more

Apr. 7, 2016 — Physicists have combined light and sound to control electron states in an atom-like system, providing a new tool in efforts to move toward quantum-computing ... read more

Apr. 7, 2016 — Engineers have shown a new approach for making transistors and other electrical devices: sequentially depositing their components in the form of liquid nanocrystal ... read more

Travels With My Smart Phone

Apr. 6, 2016 — The more we rely on our smart phones being connected to the Internet, the greater the anxiety we feel if we lose that connection when traveling, according to new ... read more

Apr. 6, 2016 — Researchers have devised and configured a new 5G radio access system for intervehicular communication. The system is intended to improve road safety in a future scenario where 5G technologies are ... read more

Apr. 6, 2016 — Graphene is both transparent and opaque to radiation. A microchip that filters out unwanted radiation with the help of graphene has been developed and tested. The invention could be used in future ... read more

Apr. 5, 2016 — Emergency physicians used a patient's personal activity tracker and smartphone to identify the time his heart arrhythmia started, which allowed them to treat his new-onset atrial fibrillation ... read more

Fashion, Function Conflict in Creating Wearable Technology

Apr. 5, 2016 — The wearable technology industry is often hampered by communication breakdowns between technology engineers and fashion designers. These breakdowns can hurt company ... read more

Apr. 4, 2016 — A big step has been taken toward the practical application of 'valleytronics,' which is a new type of electronics that could lead to faster and more efficient computer logic systems and ... read more

Control Algorithm Developed for More Accurate Lab-on-a-Chip Devices

Apr. 4, 2016 — A novel control algorithm has been developed to resolve critical problems induced from a Proportional-Integral-Derivative (PID) controller by automatizing the technical tuning process. The team ... read more

Apr. 1, 2016 — In manganese monosilicide, microscopic magnetic vortices -- skyrmions -- may behave as 'collectivists' or 'individuals,' i.e. they are able to create a single structure, or they ... read more

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