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Remote Control Targets without Wires, Implants, or Drugs

December 16, 2014 9:58 am | by Zach Veilleux, Rockefeller University | Comments

A team at Rockefeller University and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is developing a system that would make it possible to remotely control biological targets in living animals -- rapidly, without wires, implants or drugs ...                  

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Sony Threatens to Sue for Publishing Stolen Emails

December 16, 2014 9:44 am | by JACK GILLUM, Associated Press | Comments

A lawyer representing Sony Pictures Entertainment is warning news organizations not to publish details of company files leaked by hackers in one of the largest digital breaches ever against an American company ...                

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Stanford Faculty Awarded Seed Grants for Innovative Energy Research

December 15, 2014 12:23 pm | by Stanford University | Comments

Stanford University's Precourt Institute for Energy, Precourt Energy Efficiency Center andTomKat Center for Sustainable Energy have awarded eight seed grants totaling about $1.5 million for promising new research in clean technology and energy efficiency. "Seed funding supports early work on concepts that have ... 

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Control on Shape of Light Particles Opens the Way to 'Quantum Internet'

December 15, 2014 11:42 am | by Eindhoven University of Technology | Comments

In the same way as we now connect computers in networks through optical signals, it could also be possible to connect future quantum computers in a 'quantum internet'. The optical signals would then consist of individual light particles or photons. One prerequisite for a working quantum internet is control of ... 

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Stanford Combines Logic and Memory to Build a 'High-Rise' Chip

December 15, 2014 11:36 am | by Stanford School of Engineering | Comments

For decades, the mantra of electronics has been smaller, faster, cheaper. Today, Stanford engineers add a fourth word - taller. At a conference in San Francisco, a Stanford team will reveal how to build high-rise chips that could leapfrog the performance of the single-story logic and ... 

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Photo of the Day: Smart Appliances and the Kitchen of Tomorrow

December 15, 2014 9:22 am | by WDD Staff | Comments

Experts predict that by 2019 the market value for smart appliances is set to exceed $25 billion. Some of those smart appliances are on the market today, with more to come. Pennywell, a distributor of granite countertops in Ireland, offers this infographic that examines some of the best ... 

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Photos of the Day: Stunning Drone Images

December 12, 2014 12:21 pm | by Dronestagram | Comments

Here are the best photos that drones took in 2014 all over the world ...                               

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ElectRx Has the Nerve to Envision Revolutionary Therapies for Self-Healing

December 12, 2014 11:36 am | by DARPA | Comments

DARPA’s Electrical Prescriptions (ElectRx) program is seeking innovative research proposals to help transform neuromodulation therapies from last resort to first choice for a wide range of diseases ...                      

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Stanford Professors Named IEEE Fellows for Engineering Achievements

December 12, 2014 11:17 am | by Chris Cesare, Stanford Engineering | Comments

Thomas Lee, Sanjay Lall, Boris Murmann, and Christos Kozyrakis, all members of the electrical engineering faculty at Stanford, have been named IEEE fellows in recognition of their extraordinary achievements in engineering ...          

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Fuel Cells A Long Way From Mainstream, Despite Toyota Launch

December 12, 2014 11:10 am | by Neil Winton, Forbes Contributor | Comments

You would think that when an automotive giant like Toyota declared its fuel cell car ready for prime time, questions about hydrogen technology had been laid to rest. You’d be wrong. The loudest critics of fuel cells may have axes to grind. Electric car maker Telsa Motors’ CEO Elon Musk says hydrogen is more suitable for the upper stage of rockets than ... 

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How Can We Build Safer Infrastructure?

December 12, 2014 11:04 am | by Brigham A. McCown, Forbes Contributor | Comments

The excavation and construction efforts required to maintain and manage the complex web of underground infrastructure is a laborious activity, invisible to most. This work helps ensure the reliability of infrastructure vital to bringing the natural gas, electricity, and data services to homes and businesses in every ... 

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Nintendo Wii Helps Stroke Victims with Physiotherapy

December 12, 2014 10:51 am | by Lancaster University | Comments

Stroke survivors can have “significant” improvement in arm movements after using the Nintendo Wii as physiotherapy according to researchers ...                                                 

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Blrt App Helps You Get Work Done Without Unnecessary Meetings

December 12, 2014 10:11 am | by Jason Lim, Forbes Contributor | Comments

Work often gets done through meetings, whether they are face to face or over programs like Skype. Meetings help us share and present ideas, debate topics and get in sync. But many times, you are probably sitting there wondering why you need to be there, some of you may have even fallen asleep. According to research by ... 

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New Theory Could Make for More Flexible Digital Communication

December 12, 2014 9:57 am | by Larry Hardesty, MIT | Comments

Communication protocols for digital devices are very efficient but also very brittle: They require information to be specified in a precise order with a precise number of bits. If sender and receiver — say, a computer and a printer — are off by even a single bit relative to each other, communication between them breaks down ... 

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Photo of the Day: Real-Time Information of Brain Damage

December 11, 2014 4:16 pm | by Alex Reid, Tufts University | Comments

Coherent hemodynamics spectroscopy (CHS), developed and published by Tufts Professor of Biomedical Engineering Sergio Fantini, measures blood flow, blood volume, and oxygen consumption in the brain. It uses non-invasive near infrared (NIR) light technology to scan brain tissue, and then ...                     

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