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GE Helps Ireland’s Top Telecom Provider Deliver Faster Speeds

September 24, 2014 11:21 am | by GE | Comments

GE’s Smallworld Network Inventory solution has been selected by eircom, Ireland’s national telecommunications provider to roll out its new broadband network across Ireland. eircom chose the Smallworld Network Inventory solution to manage its entire physical network in a single system, enabling them to replace multiple disparate systems, including their legacy geospatial platform...

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Taking Advantage of Graphene Defects

September 24, 2014 10:32 am | by Springer | Comments

A potential application in security screening: new theoretical model for estimation of electric current rectification in graphene Electronic transport in graphene contributes to its characteristics. Now, a Russian scientist proposes a new theoretical approach to describe graphene with defects—in the form of artificial triangular holes...

New Formulation Leads to Improved Liquid Battery

September 24, 2014 10:29 am | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | Comments

A physical model of the liquid metal battery at room temperature, in a glass container. The bottom layer is the positive electrode. In the real battery this is an alloy of antimony and lead, represented here by mercury. The middle layer is the electrolyte — in reality, a mixed molten salt; here, a solution of salt in water...

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Island to Get 1st German Drone Delivery Service

September 24, 2014 10:19 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Deutsche Post DHL says it is starting Germany's first drone package delivery service, a test program transporting medicine to a pharmacy on a North Sea island. The company said the quad-rotor "DHL Paketkopter 2.0" will begin daily flights Friday, bringing a maximum load of 1.2 kilograms...

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Samsung to Launch New Phone in China before Apple

September 24, 2014 10:17 am | by YoukYung Lee, Associated Press | Comments

Samsung Electronics Co. said Wednesday its latest Galaxy Note 4 smartphone will go on sale in China and South Korea later this month as its flagging mobile business tries to defend sales from Apple's new iPhones. Samsung said all three South Korean mobile operators will begin Galaxy Note 4 sales on Friday...

Inrad Optics Receives SBIR Phase III for Fast Neutron Detection

September 24, 2014 9:18 am | by Inrad Optics | Comments

Inrad Optics announced that it has been awarded a Small Business Innovation Research Phase III contract from the Domestic Nuclear Detection Office of the US Department of Homeland Security to support continued development of neutron detection materials...

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Nanotubes Help Healing Hearts Keep the Beat

September 23, 2014 4:34 pm | by Rice University | Comments

Carbon nanotubes serve as bridges that allow electrical signals to pass unhindered through new pediatric heart-defect patches invented at Rice University and Texas Children's Hospital. A team led by bioengineer Jeffrey Jacot and chemical engineer...

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Photo of the Day: 'Bendy' LEDs

September 23, 2014 4:28 pm | by American Institute of Physics | Comments

"Bendy" light-emitting diode displays and solar cells crafted with inorganic compound semiconductor micro-rods are moving one step closer to reality, thanks to graphene and the work of a team of researchers in Korea. Currently, most flexible electronics and optoelectronics devices are fabricated using organic materials...

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Bendable Optoelectronics One Step Closer to Reality

September 23, 2014 4:23 pm | by American Institute of Physics | Comments

"Bendy" light-emitting diode displays and solar cells crafted with inorganic compound semiconductor micro-rods are moving one step closer to reality, thanks to graphene and the work of a team of researchers in Korea. Currently, most flexible electronics and optoelectronics devices are fabricated using organic materials...

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Artificial Intelligence That Imitates Children’s Learning

September 23, 2014 1:20 pm | by University of Gothenburg | Comments

The computer programs used in the field of artificial intelligence (AI) are highly specialized. They can for example fly airplanes, play chess or assemble cars in controlled industrial environments. However, a research team from ...  

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Future Flexible Electronics Based on Carbon Nanotubes

September 23, 2014 1:16 pm | by American Institute of Physics | Comments

Researchers from the University of Texas at Austin and Northwestern University have demonstrated a new method to improve the reliability and performance of transistors and circuits based on carbon nanotubes (CNT), a semiconductor ...  

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Superfast Computers That Don't Overheat

September 23, 2014 1:10 pm | by University of Utah | Comments

University of Utah engineers discovered a way to create a special material - a metal layer on top of a silicon semiconductor - that could lead to cost-effective, superfast computers that perform lightning-fast calculations but don't ...  

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LEGO-Like Components Simplify Building 3D 'Labs-on-a-Chip'

September 23, 2014 1:07 pm | by University of Southern California | Comments

Thanks to new LEGO-like components developed by researchers at the USC Viterbi School of Engineering, it is now possible to build a 3D microfluidic system quickly and cheaply by simply snapping together small modules by hand. Microfluidic systems ...

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New Computer Model to Aid Greener, Leaner Aircraft Design

September 23, 2014 1:04 pm | by Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) | Comments

A computer model that accurately predicts how composite materials behave when damaged will make it easier to design lighter, more fuel-efficient aircraft. Innovative computer codes form the basis of a computer model that ...    

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Promising Chip for Tumor-Targeting Research

September 23, 2014 10:30 am | by Emil Venere, Purdue University | Comments

Researchers have developed a chip capable of simulating a tumor's "microenvironment" and plan to use the new system to test the effectiveness of nanoparticles and drugs that target cancer. The new system, called a tumor-microenvironment-on-chip ...

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