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MIT boffins promote solar-fuel cell combo

MIT boffins promote solar-fuel cell combo

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have combined solar and fuel cell technologies to create what is being hailed as a clean energy breakthrough..
Aug 6 2008 7:34AM
Nasa boffins reveal aurora trigger

Nasa boffins reveal aurora trigger

Nasa scientists have uncovered the precise event that triggers the auroras of light at the Earth's polar regions.
Jul 30 2008 8:14AM
Japanese boffins develop long-life Flash

Japanese boffins develop long-life Flash

Flash memory chips with a potential lifetime of hundreds of years have been developed by Japanese scientists.
Jul 15 2008 9:18AM
US boffins tout personal identity verification

US boffins tout personal identity verification

US engineers have developed software that can be used with Windows and Linux systems to perform log-ins, digital signing and verification.
Jul 15 2008 9:18AM
British boffins build electric speed machine

British boffins build electric speed machine

A British firm has developed a new electric sports car that can outrace a Jaguar XKR from 0-60mph.
Jul 10 2008 9:05AM
Boffins build artificial DNA

Boffins build artificial DNA

Japanese scientists claim to have created the world's first artificial DNA, a development that brings DNA computing much closer..
Jul 9 2008 9:07AM
Boffins promise flexible laptops

Boffins promise flexible laptops

Pioneering work to develop next-generation plastics could pave the way for electronic billboards, flexible laptops and high-definition television screens only 1cm thick.
Jul 3 2008 6:45AM
Dutch boffins work on open source smart card

Dutch boffins work on open source smart card

Dutch Boffins at Radboud University in Nijmegen are developing new privacy-protecting smart cards for public transport, using good old open sauce.
Jun 20 2008 10:39AM
Boffins tout computer models to save forests

Boffins tout computer models to save forests

Improved modelling methods and better ways of analysing information could help save the world's forests, according to scientists at Microsoft Research Cambridge, Princeton University and Universidad de Alcalá in Madrid..
Jun 16 2008 3:23PM
Boffins take Wi-Fi security back to school

Boffins take Wi-Fi security back to school

US academics are to examine live wireless network traffic across a university campus in an effort to learn how best to maintain data security..
Jun 12 2008 7:37AM
Boffins tackle random scanning worms

Boffins tackle random scanning worms

Scientists may have found a new way to combat random scanning internet worms such as the notorious Code Red and SQL Slammer infections.
Jun 5 2008 10:17PM
Boffins toy with carbon nano-ribbons

Boffins toy with carbon nano-ribbons

Chemists at Stanford University have developed a new way to make transistors out of carbon nano-ribbons, which could be used to make cooler and faster computer chips..
May 30 2008 2:09PM
Boffins find 'new class of superconductor'

Boffins find 'new class of superconductor'

US researchers believe that they have discovered an entirely new kind of superconductor..
May 30 2008 7:47AM
Boffins take gigapixel photos using ordinary camera

Boffins take gigapixel photos using ordinary camera

Scientists at Carnegie Mellon University have developed a device that lets a standard digital camera take pictures with a resolution of 1-gigapixel (1,000-megapixels)..
May 17 2008 3:04PM
Fujitsu boffins outline the future of IT

Fujitsu boffins outline the future of IT

Technologists at Fujitsu Siemens Computers are predicting that the computing power within a PC will have increased a million-fold in 25 years time.
May 16 2008 4:05PM
Boffins aim to mass produce nanowire circuits

Boffins aim to mass produce nanowire circuits

An international team of scientists has developed a new technique for fabricating nanowire photonic and electronic integrated circuits that could be suitable for high-volume commercial production..
May 12 2008 7:30AM
US boffins design 'iPod supercomputer'

US boffins design 'iPod supercomputer'

Researchers from the US Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory have suggested building a supercomputer based on low-power embedded microprocessors to improve global climate change predictions..
May 8 2008 7:18AM
Boffins grow nanowires at low temperatures

Boffins grow nanowires at low temperatures

US researchers have patented a "breakthrough" low-temperature, catalyst-free technique for growing copper nanowires..
Apr 30 2008 7:32AM
Boffins build military computing glove

Boffins build military computing glove

A US firm has developed a glove that allows soldiers to manipulate a computer and still be ready to fight..
Apr 30 2008 7:32AM
Boffins research 'fast and slow' light

Boffins research 'fast and slow' light

Scientists have come a step closer to super-fast optical computing thanks to European research into the mysterious properties of "fast and slow" light..
Apr 26 2008 10:22AM

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