Jan 17, 2019 08:21 AM EST
Researchers from Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, have discovered a simple new tweak that could double the efficiency of organic electronics. OLED-displays, plastic-based solar cells and bioelectronics are just some of the technologies that could benefit from their new discovery, which deals with "double-doped" polymers.
Jan 14, 2019 02:46 PM EST
First-of-its-kind system pairs artificial neural networks with infrared imaging to run small-scale chemical reactions with big impact.
Jan 14, 2019 02:34 PM EST
A team of researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) reports in the American Journal of Managed Care that virtual video visits, one form of telehealth visit used at the hospital, can successfully replace office visits for many patients without compromising the quality of care and communication.
Jan 14, 2019 02:28 PM EST
A robot created by Washington State University scientists could help elderly people with dementia and other limitations live independently in their own homes.
Dec 11, 2018 09:46 PM EST
Sun-soaking device turns water into superheated steam
Nov 27, 2018 11:05 AM EST
Drones offer ability to find, ID and count marine megafauna
Oct 08, 2018 05:06 PM EDT
Its innovative camera makes video chats look like they were filmed by a professional camera operator.
Oct 08, 2018 04:56 PM EDT
Citing "significant challenges," failed social network will be put out to pasture.
Oct 07, 2018 05:25 PM EDT
Turbidity currents have historically been described as fast-moving currents that sweep down submarine canyons, carrying sand and mud into the deep sea.
Oct 06, 2018 05:54 PM EDT
Researchers from Linköping University and the Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden propose a new device concept that can efficiently transfer the information carried by electron spin to light at room temperature - a stepping stone towards future information technology. They present their approach in an article in Nature Communications.
Oct 06, 2018 05:44 PM EDT
Global sustainability is important now more than ever due to increasing urban populations and the resulting stress it can have on natural resources. But increased populations in cities may lead to greater efficiency, as a team of Penn State researchers discovered when they analyzed the water footprint of 65 mid- to large-sized U.S. cities.
Oct 04, 2018 01:55 PM EDT
A KAIST research team led by Professor Keon Jae Lee from the Department of Material Science and Engineering has developed a machine learning-based acoustic sensor for speaker recognition.
Oct 03, 2018 05:35 PM EDT
The Global Precipitation Measurement mission or GPM core satellite passed over Typhoon Kong-Rey moving through the Northwestern Pacific Ocean and found heaviest rainfall occurring in the storm's eyewall.
Oct 03, 2018 05:27 PM EDT
Engineers at the University of California San Diego have developed a super-hydrophobic surface that can be used to generate electrical voltage.
Oct 03, 2018 05:25 PM EDT
IBM researchers designed a new computer architecture with co-located memory and processing. In studies, their prototype ran 200 times faster than conventional computers