Technology

The Swiss Army knife has got USB and Bluetooth

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.

Colorado scientists have invented a "booster" of

In today’s world the number of people with poor vision caused by damage to the retina, is growing every day.

Scientists have learned to see the thoughts

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..

The Chinese have added power to his Collider

Chinese scientists and engineers have completed the modernization of its electron-positron collider (Beijing Electron-Positron Collider II).

The computer mouse may become an endangered species

The familiar computer mouse may one day just disappear from the set of peripheral functions required to control the computer.

The project "Hyperion": clean and safe nuclear reactors of the future

Global warming.Reliance on imported fuel.Infrastructure vulnerable to natural and man-made disasters.

Ericsson: what will be the mobile phone in 2012?

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.

Nanotechnologies have been applied to the speakers

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.

Mobile phones got smart and gentle alarm clock

Sleep disorder - a very common phenomenon in today’s society.

Infrared lie detector will not lie

It is known that lie detectors are used by security services around the world, is not very reliable.

Robotic legs help people suffering from paralysis of the lower limbs

Former Israeli paratrooper paralyzed for 20 years, walks down the street, emitting a faint mechanical hum.

Persons with disabilities will be able to control electronics through ... Language

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.

Olympic swimmers become champions thanks to developments NASA?

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 increased density perpendicular magnetic recording up to 610 gigabits / square inch

Hitachi has demonstrated the technical feasibility of magnetic recording density of 610 gigabits per square inch.

Superefficiently created dishes for microwave

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 thing of the past. Listen to the heart will now be computer

Stethoscope listening to the heart - one of the most common procedures, which runs the patient in a medical office.

Giant rubber snake - a renewable energy source of the future. Video

Physicists have carried out a revolutionary approach to the creation of a new type of renewable energy source.

Plastic electronics will lead to the emergence of flexible laptops

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."

Russian aeromodellers created a model of a giant balloon

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.

Solve the mystery of "duplicity" of glass

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 electronics has led to a breakthrough in solar energy

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..

The new chip set a record of energy consumption

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..

Petaflop per second for $ 100 million

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.

The debut of a new 3D display. Video.

Fantastic three-dimensional display technology Holodeck of the famous sci-fi movie "Star Trek" (Star Trek) has long worried about the minds of scientists.

The new Toyota Crown Hybrid has learned to see in the dark

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.

A new type of wind turbine that can be placed on the roof of the house

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.

Engineers have created a very jumpy microrobot

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)..

Chemists have learned to measure the severity of pepper with nanotubes

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.

On the prospects of nanotechnology in Russia

In the mid-twentieth century physics has been popular and even fashionable science.

Scientists have created a robot anesthesiologist

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.

Scientists have developed a new method of protection against chemical weapons

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.

Scientists invented the most powerful laser in the world

Todd Ditmayr, a physicist at the University of Texas at Austin, said the invention of the laser is the most powerful on the planet.

The Japanese taught the robot to work as a remote control

Almost every house has modern electronics. TVs, video consoles, stereos, tuners ... and a set of remote controls for each device.

Scientists have learned how to store information in three dimensions

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.

Created fan with no moving parts

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.

Developed an intelligent vehicle safety system

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.

Soon, robots could be taught to speak!

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.

Invented the first polarized LED

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 ..

Electron was the first to take video

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.

The water will be cleaner thanks to nanotechnology

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..


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