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Electronic Nose Can Help Customize Asthma Treatment

September 9, 2014 9:05 pm | by European Lung Foundation | News | Comments

An electronic nose can be used to successfully detect different sub-groups of asthmatic children, according to a new study. The new research, presented at the European Respiratory Society (ERS) International Congress in Munich on September ...

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Phosphorus a Promising Candidate for Nano-Electronic Applications

September 9, 2014 8:51 pm | by Mike Williams, Rice University | News | Comments

Defects damage the ideal properties of many two-dimensional materials, like carbon-based graphene. Phosphorus just shrugs. That makes it a promising candidate for nano-electronic applications that require stable properties ...  

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The Industrial Internet Will Monitor a Vast Pipeline Network

September 9, 2014 8:46 pm | by GE Reports | News | Comments

Getting shale gas out of the ground is one thing. But taking it to customers is quite another. American pipeline operators are investing as much as $40 billion every year to maintain, modernize and expand their networks. The shale gas boom is ...

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You Won’t Be Replaced By a Robot

September 9, 2014 8:40 pm | by Steve Tally, Purdue University | News | Comments

Advances in artificial intelligence and robotics mean that machines will soon be able to do many of the tasks of today's workers. And not just blue collar jobs in areas such as manufacturing, but even in such white collar occupations as ...

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New Remote-Sensing Instrument to Blaze a Trail on the ISS

September 9, 2014 8:25 pm | by NASA | News | Comments

The Cloud-Aerosol Transport System, a new instrument that will measure the character and worldwide distribution of the tiny particles that make up haze, dust, air pollutants and smoke, will do more than gather data once it’s deployed on ...

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Doped Graphene Nanoribbons with Potential

September 9, 2014 7:24 pm | by Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology (EMPA) | News | Comments

Graphene is a semiconductor when prepared as an ultra-narrow ribbon – although the material is actually a conductive material. Researchers from Empa and the Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research have now developed a new method ... 

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Layered Graphene Sandwich for Next Gen Electronics

September 9, 2014 6:38 pm | by University of Manchester | News | Comments

In a recent issue of Nature Nanotechnology, researchers have demonstrated how combining two-dimensional materials in a stack could create perfect crystals capable of being used in next generation transistors. Hexagonal boron ...   

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Photo of the Day: Discover the Smart House: The Future Is Here

September 9, 2014 5:52 pm | by Mobile World Capital Barcelona | News | Comments

What will our houses be like in the future? Will the washing machines be connected? The light bulbs? The plants? Thousands of smart projects are being developed to automate the houses, to make them more efficient, more useful and easier for the users. We're showing you here some of the solutions to come...

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NXP Ultra Small Adapter Solution

September 9, 2014 4:29 pm | by NXP Semiconductors | Videos | Comments

GreenChip TEA1836 & TEA1892 controller ICs for ultra small 25-65 W adapters. Watch the video to see the solution for worlds first truly portable power adapter, that is as cool as it looks...              

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Photos of the Day: GE Leaves the Home

September 9, 2014 11:15 am | by Jonathan Fahey, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

General Electric, a household name for more than a century in part for making households easier to run, is leaving the home. The company is selling the division that invented the toaster in 1905 and now sells refrigerators, stoves and laundry ...

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GE Gives Up On Consumers

September 9, 2014 10:42 am | by Jonathan Fahey, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

General Electric, a household name for more than a century in part for making households easier to run, is leaving the home. The company is selling the division that invented the toaster in 1905 and now sells refrigerators, stoves and laundry ...

Amazon Slashes Price of Its Fire Smartphone

September 9, 2014 10:27 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Amazon slashed the price of its Fire smartphone Monday, a day before Apple is expected to unveil its latest version of the iPhone. The online retailer said the Fire with 32 gigabytes of memory will now cost ...     

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Letting Your Car Find a Spot, Park Itself

September 9, 2014 10:20 am | by Tom Krisher, AP Auto Writer | News | Comments

With a thumb swipe on a smartphone, your car one day will be able to drive into a parking deck, find an open spot and back into a space — all by itself. Technology being honed by French auto parts maker Valeo uses a dozen ultrasonic ... 

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Apple to Reveal Its Next Big Thing

September 9, 2014 10:14 am | by Michael Liedtke, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Apple is poised to reveal its next big thing Tuesday in a crucial attempt to prove its technological tastemakers still have the power to mesmerize the masses. The trend-setting company is expected to rouse the still-slumbering market for ...

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First-Ever Look Inside a Working Lithium-Ion Battery

September 9, 2014 12:10 am | by Ohio State University | News | Comments

For the first time, researchers have been able to open a kind of window into the inner workings of a lithium-ion battery. Using a neutron beam, chemists and engineers at The Ohio State University were able to track the flow of lithium atoms ...

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