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A Closer Look: Stream-Box Gaming is a Mixed Bag

September 30, 2014 | by RON HARRIS, Associated Press | Comments

As gaming consoles such as the Xbox and the PlayStation diversify into video, social media and other non-gaming apps, it seems only fair that streaming TV devices start nudging into gaming territory...                           

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Finnish Researchers Developing Digital Maternity Kit

October 1, 2014 5:24 pm | by VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland | Comments

Every Finnish expectant mother can choose to receive a free of charge maternity package containing baby clothes and other useful items. VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland is currently developing a digital maternity package with ... 

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DARPA Tech Identifies Counterfeit Microelectronics

October 1, 2014 5:21 pm | by DARPA | Comments

Advanced software and equipment to aid in the fight against counterfeit microelectronics in U.S. weapons and cybersecurity systems has been transitioned to military partners under DARPA’s Integrity and Reliability of Integrated Circuits ...

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'Smart' Bandage Emits Glow for Healing Below

October 1, 2014 5:15 pm | by Angela Stark, The Optical Society | Comments

Inspired by a desire to help wounded soldiers, an international, multidisciplinary team of researchers led by Assistant Professor Conor L. Evans at the Wellman Center for Photomedicine of Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and ...  

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Raytheon Awards Lansdale Four Stars for Excellence

October 1, 2014 5:14 pm | Comments

Lansdale Semiconductor received a 4-Star Supplier Excellence Award from Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems business. The prestigious award was presented to R. Dale Lillard, Lansdale’s president...

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Building a Helmet to Peer Deep into the Brain

October 1, 2014 5:10 pm | by GE Reports | Comments

GE scientists are working on a wearable, high-resolution imaging “helmet” that would allow doctors to observe our brains on the cellular level. The portable device could also allow doctors to study motor activity in the brain, since patients will ...

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Photos of the Day: SkyOrbiter UAVs Give Internet to Everyone

October 1, 2014 11:03 am | by ECN Staff | Comments

The SkyOrbiter HA75 UAV operates at 22,000 meters with a 75 meter wingspan. And it can fly for 5 years, covering 5 million km without stopping. Quarkson plans to use unmanned aerial vehicles to transmit internet access to every inch of the planet....

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'Autotune' Software Makes it Easier to Model Building Energy Use

October 1, 2014 10:56 am | by Oak Ridge National Laboratory | Comments

There are many ways to save energy in residential and commercial buildings. There are products that use less energy for lighting, heating and cooling; materials that better insulate and seal building envelopes; and architectural and engineering ...

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From Diamonds to Supercomputers

October 1, 2014 10:50 am | by Investigación y Desarrollo | Comments

By exchanging specific atoms inside the mineral structure, quantum bits, required to process complex operations faster, could be stabilized. Gustavo López Velázquez, researcher at the University of Guadalajara (UDG), proposes to construct a ...

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Airlines Look for an Edge with Weather-Radar Systems

October 1, 2014 10:44 am | by David Koenig, AP Airlines Writer | Comments

As their plane climbed away from Belize City, American Airlines pilot Brian Will and his co-pilot were ready to detour several hundred miles to avoid a wall of bad weather in front of them. Then, looking at the display on a new ...  

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Where Humans, Animals & Robots Meet

October 1, 2014 10:38 am | by IMDEA Networks Institute | Comments

To meet our everyday needs in an increasingly multifaceted technological world is a challenge that pushes researchers to find innovative tools using a multidisciplinary approach. We inhabit a globalized planet, made up of complex systems ...

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A New Dimension for Integrated Circuits: 3-D Nanomagnetic Logic

October 1, 2014 10:18 am | by Technische Universitaet Muenchen | Comments

Electrical engineers at the Technische Universität München have demonstrated a new kind of building block for digital integrated circuits. Their experiments show that future computer chips could be based on three-dimensional arrangements of nanometer-scale magnets instead of transistors...

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App Teaches Kindergartners Basic Computer Coding

October 1, 2014 9:36 am | by Rodrique Ngowi, Associated Press | Comments

This computer programming app is so easy to use that even a kindergartener can do it. Researchers in Massachusetts have created a basic computer coding app that they say is the first designed specifically for children as young as 5. Kids who haven't yet learned to read can use the app to craft their own interactive stories and games...

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Photos of the Day: Football-Size Robot Searches for Hidden Contraband on Ships

September 30, 2014 10:47 am | by Larry Hardesty, MIT News Office | Comments

Originally designed to look for cracks in nuclear reactors’ water tanks, the robot could also inspect ships for the false hulls and propeller shafts that smugglers frequently use to hide contraband. Because of its small size and unique propulsion mechanism — which leaves no visible wake — the robots could, in theory, be concealed in clumps of algae...

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Underwater Robot for Port Security

September 30, 2014 10:46 am | by Larry Hardesty, MIT News Office | Comments

Last week, at the International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, MIT researchers unveiled an oval-shaped submersible robot, a little smaller than a football, with a flattened panel on one side that it can slide along an underwater surface to perform ultrasound scans...              

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Radiation Detection for Medical Safety and Homeland Security

September 30, 2014 10:44 am | by Traci Peterson, University of Texas, Arlington | Comments

A University of Texas at Arlington research team says recently identified radiation detection properties of a light-emitting nanostructure built in their lab could open doors for homeland security and medical advances...                 

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