Microsoft's research arm is working on technology that would enable its engineers to build a user interface for the illiterate.
Stories by Sharon Gaudin
Hitting a major milestone in nanotechnology, IBM researchers have figured out how to measure the amount of force needed to move an atom.
Gartner predicts that worldwide radio frequency identification (RFID) revenue will eclipse US$1.2 billion (NZ$1.48 billion) this year, marking nearly a 31% increase over last year.
Toshiba, Sony and Sony Computer Entertainment have announced plans to form a US$924 million (NZ$1.16 billion) joint venture to manufacture high-performance computer chips.
A new energy-efficient chip designed by researchers at MIT may use so little power that someday human body heat will be able to charge implantable medical devices.
Researchers at MIT have created a new chip design that they claim will be 10 times more energy efficient than the processors currently used in mobile devices.
A new biochip could all but eliminate animal testing in the chemical and cosmetics industries, while drastically reducing it in the mega pharmaceuticals industry.
Scientists in the US and Japan have successfully used a monkey's brain activity to control a humanoid robot — over the internet.
Nanotechnology researchers have built the darkest material ever made by man.
Scientists at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory made a big leap in their research into all things small.
A former systems administrator at Medco Health Solutions has been sentenced to 30 months in federal prison for planting a logic bomb that could have taken down a corporate network that held personal health care information.
The University of Colorado Hospital is about to start using a robot to mix chemotherapy drugs for patients, which its developers say will eliminate human error and protect technicians from potentially dangerous drugs.
A former systems administrator at Medco Health Solutions has been sentenced to 30 months in federal prison for planting a logic bomb that could have taken down a corporate network that held customer health care information.
Researchers at Stanford University are using silicon nanowires that allow lithium-ion batteries <a href="http://news-service.stanford.edu/news/2008/january9/nanowire-010908.html">to hold 10 times the charge</a> they could before.
Anyone looking for a way to cut power costs for their supercomputer -- and feeling particularly energetic -- should take note of an experiment at MIT this week.