The company Victorinox, celebrating this year the 125th anniversary of his famous Swiss knife, unveiled the latest version of the multi-purpose devices at the annual Consumer Electronics Show CES 2009 in Las Vegas.
In today’s world the number of people with poor vision caused by damage to the retina, is growing every day.
A group of Japanese scientists from the Laboratory of Neural computation of the International Research Institute for Fundamental electricity and communication technology (ATR Computational Neuroscience Laboratories) under the leadership of Yukiyaso Kamitani (Yukiyasu Kamitani) for the first time in history has managed to visualize the process of human thought..
Chinese scientists and engineers have completed the modernization of its electron-positron collider (Beijing Electron-Positron Collider II).
The familiar computer mouse may one day just disappear from the set of peripheral functions required to control the computer.
Global warming.Reliance on imported fuel.Infrastructure vulnerable to natural and man-made disasters.
If you believe the words of the representative of Ericsson Lansteda Jonas (Jonas Lundstedt), the mobile phones of the future will be equipped with cameras at 12-20 megapixels with support for Full HD and gigahertz processor.
Since the 90’s, scientists are increasingly paying attention to nanotechnology. Found all new, not previously known properties of nanotubes. However, to date no one think out check out their acoustic performance.
Sleep disorder - a very common phenomenon in today’s society.
It is known that lie detectors are used by security services around the world, is not very reliable.
Former Israeli paratrooper paralyzed for 20 years, walks down the street, emitting a faint mechanical hum.
Our tireless tongue already controls speech, helps to identify the taste, kiss and swallow and fights germs, etc. Now scientists hope to add one more talkative muscle power and turn it into an advanced control panel.
Swimmers from around the world set the world and Olympic records in Beijing, and most do it by wearing a swimming costume, made from a special fabric tested at NASA.
Hitachi has demonstrated the technical feasibility of magnetic recording density of 610 gigabits per square inch.
A collaboration of scientists from the U.S. and Japan has become a new type of cookware for a microwave. Made of special ceramic material, this ware greatly accelerates the process of cooking, allowing you to effectively save time and electricity.
Stethoscope listening to the heart - one of the most common procedures, which runs the patient in a medical office.
Physicists have carried out a revolutionary approach to the creation of a new type of renewable energy source.
By market analysts predicting a tenfold increase in the production of OLED displays by 2014, it is not surprising why the scientists and the government so strongly boost the study of so-called "Plastic electronics."
In ASA MAI has completed the development of the model grand aerostatic aircraft - "Lokomoskanera." The main project involves the creation of a unique, heavy-duty machine - "Lokomoskanera", which will be of a "dirigible" disk with a diameter of 250 meters and a height of 100 meters.
Although the glass outwardly like a solid body, its molecules do not constitute a regular crystal lattice and gradually move from place to place in a liquid. Until now, it was unclear why the glass behaves.
Transparent transistors and optoelectronics created by researchers at Oregon State University (OSU) and the company Hewlett Packard (HP), have found their first major industrial application of a new type of solar energy system, which, according to its creators, is four times more cost-effective than any existing technology..
Engineers at the University of Michigan (University of Michigan) reported about the invention of the most economical microprocessor that consumes 30,000 times less power in standby mode and 10 times less than in normal mode, than any commercially available chip..
Scientists presented the fastest supercomputer in the world, worth $ 100 million, the performance of which for the first time exceeded 1 petaflop (1,000 trillion) calculations per second.
Fantastic three-dimensional display technology Holodeck of the famous sci-fi movie "Star Trek" (Star Trek) has long worried about the minds of scientists.
Well aware that driving at night is the most dangerous, the company Toyota decided to make driving in the dark, more comfortable and safer. Now, in the new Toyota Crown Hybrid used night vision equipment.
When we think about the production of energy from the wind, we envision an open space, which have large wind turbines with giant slowly rotating blades.
Inspired by the grasshoppers jumping ability of researchers Intelligent Systems Laboratory at the Technical University of Switzerland EPFL (Laboratory of Intelligent Systems; Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, EPFL), reported on the creation of a new jumping microrobot and presented it at the International Conference on Robotics and Automation IEEE, running May 21 Pasadena (California)..
Oxford chemists have found a way to use carbon nanotubes to measure the severity of hot pepper sauce seasoned with chili. New technology may soon become cheaper and affordable tool for use in the food industry.
In the mid-twentieth century physics has been popular and even fashionable science.
Researchers from McGill University (McGill University) and the McGill University Health Centre (McGill University Health Centre, MUHC) have created the world’s first automated application of anesthetic drugs.
Studies of two scientists led to the development of the revolutionary process is almost instantaneous neutralization of dangerous toxic agents used in the manufacture of pesticides and chemical weapons.
Todd Ditmayr, a physicist at the University of Texas at Austin, said the invention of the laser is the most powerful on the planet.
Almost every house has modern electronics. TVs, video consoles, stereos, tuners ... and a set of remote controls for each device.
For the first time scientists have been able to turn a glass material in a three-dimensional data storage using a technique based on light.
The culmination of six years of research and finding the best solutions for electronics cooling was silent fan the size of a microchip that has no moving parts, but blowing hard enough to cool the laptop.
For a long time dream of every car owner was a "smart" car that can instantly assess the situation and to protect the driver and passengers in a critical moment.
Robot baby iCub, a one meter rise will soon become the first object of scientific experiments on the robot language rights. The experimental results show how fast the electronic brain can absorb humanoid characteristics of human speech.
Recently, LEDs are increasingly used in modern technology.Recently, Martin Schubert (Martin Schubert), a student of Polytechnic Institute Rensselaer (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute), has developed a new type of light-emitting diode, which will contribute to further dissemination of these devices in the production of light sources for liquid crystal displays, ranging from TVs to mobile phones and digital cameras ..
Until recently it has not been possible to obtain clear images of the electron. Its speed is so high that the picture is very blurred. To achieve high-definition images to equipment capable of producing a flash of light, an incredibly short duration.
According to the "International Journal of Nanotechnology", scientists have found a cheap and very effective way to filter drinking water: a tiny silica particles coated with a special active material that can purify water from chemical impurities, bacteria, viruses and other dangerous substances..