Scientists have leaped over a major hurdle in efforts to begin commercial production of graphene, a form of carbon that could rival silicon in its potential for...Zimbio Inc. From ACM News | March 11, 2010
The National Science Foundation (NSF) announced Tuesday (March 9) the selection of New York University's Subhash Khot, an associate professor at the Courant Institute...National Science Foundation From ACM News | March 10, 2010
An international team of scientists has developed a new type of semiconductor that could lead to faster and more efficient computers.The new research centers on...CBC News From ACM News | March 9, 2010
A new take on a centuries-old printing technique could shrink silicon chips and lead to advances in ultra-high-density computer storage.
Computer chips are made...New Scientist From ACM News | March 5, 2010
A new type of solder can be melted and shaped in three dimensions under the force of a weak magnetic field.
Using a magnet to pull the solder up through narrow...Technology Review From ACM News | March 5, 2010
Is it possible to build supercomputers that can replicate the human brain, or to develop nanotechnology that can lead to an implantable chip for interfacing with...The Kavli Foundation From ACM News | March 5, 2010
The Internet of the future is an intelligent network capable of proactively acting on our needs, following us wherever we go, helping provide us with focused health...CNET From ACM News | March 4, 2010
The goal of the Southern California Earthquake Center's CyberShake project is to accurately predict earthquake activity for the next 50 years. The CyberShake predictions...University of Texas at Austin From ACM TechNews | March 1, 2010
Exerting delicate control over a pair of atoms within a mere seven-millionths-of-a-second window of opportunity, physicists at the University of Wisconsin-Madison...University of Wisconsin-Madison From ACM News | March 1, 2010
Researchers are focusing on the so-called "removal chain" in an attempt to save landfill space, improve recycling rates, and trim the flow of toxic materials into...Samuel Greengard From Communications of the ACM | March 1, 2010
As Web technologies move beyond two-way interactive capabilities to facilitate more dynamic and pervasive experiences, the Web is quickly advancing toward its third...Kirk L. Kroeker From Communications of the ACM | March 1, 2010
A class of molecules whose size, structure and chemical composition have been optimized for photonic use could provide the demanding combination of properties needed...Georgia Institute of Technology From ACM News | February 24, 2010
Just a few miles east of Los Angeles International Airport, a Chevy Tahoe barreled its way through a residential neighborhood on a Sunday evening. The driver lost...ABCNews From ACM News | February 22, 2010
The going rate for a state-of-the-art chip factory is about $3 billion. The plants typically take years to build. And the microscopic size of chip circuitry requires...The New York Times From ACM News | February 22, 2010
Utilities have learned a lot about how smart meters can compel consumers to save electricity. Unfortunately, too often they aren't putting the knowledge to good...The Wall Street Journal From ACM News | February 22, 2010
Traffic had slowed to a crawl in Baghdad's Azamiyah district as drivers stopped to ogle the president. It was April 2003, and Saddam Hussein cheerily greeted his...Slate From ACM News | February 22, 2010
Mechanical fireflies could help create a new kind of 3-D display, say researchers at MIT.
Standing in for the bioluminescent beetles will be LED-fitted, remotely...Wired From ACM News | February 22, 2010
A decade from now, Google won't make us "stupid," the Internet may make us more literate in a different kind of way, and efforts to protect individual anonymity...MSNBC From ACM News | February 19, 2010
We may all like to consider ourselves free spirits. But a study of the traces left by 50,000 cellphone users over three months has conclusively proved otherwise...New Scientist From ACM News | February 19, 2010