News - 20 Feb 2014
Life can be messy at all scales, requiring different organizational strategies -- from cleaning the house, to removing damaged or expired cells from the body to avoid cancer progression.
In a messy...
News - 14 Mar 2008
Researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have created a road map that brings academia and the semiconductor industry one step closer to realizing carbon nanotube interconnects, and alleviating...
Article - 25 Feb 2013
Memristors, or memory resistors, are a kind of passive circuit element which can be used to create circuits which behave in a similar way to neurons in the brain.
News - 20 May 2013
Over the past few decades, neuroscientists have made much progress in mapping the brain by deciphering the functions of individual neurons that perform very specific tasks, such as recognizing the...
News - 26 Oct 2009
The world's fastest supercomputer, Roadrunner, at Los Alamos National Laboratory has completed its initial "shakedown" phase doing accelerated petascale computer modeling and simulations...
News - 24 Aug 2009
Most people would agree that arsenic, lead, mercury, benzene and carbon monoxide pose dangers to humans. Not many, though, realize that the average person is exposed to about 10,000 different...
News - 20 Jun 2008
Researchers at Purdue University are developing a miniature refrigeration system small enough to fit inside laptops and personal computers, a cooling technology that would boost performance while...
News - 2 Nov 2007
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is leading a $3 million research project that will pair two of the world’s most powerful supercomputers to boost the safety and reliability of next-generation...
News - 29 Oct 2009
Steven Pieper and Robert Wiringa, senior scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory, have won the 2010 Tom W. Bonner Prize in nuclear physics. The award will...
News - 16 Mar 2009
How does the human brain run itself without any software? Find that out, say European researchers, and a whole new field of neural computing will open up. A prototype "brain on a chip" is...