Faster plastic-based semiconductors and a step toward lighter, nonsteel auto engines
Cooling data centers, speeding up secure data transmissions, making Internet phone calls clearer, and more
Safer genetic therapy and an imaging technique for monitoring the development of Alzheimer's disease
Short items of interest.
Wireless goes rural.
D-Wave Systems is building a 'quantum' computer to solve intractable real-world problems. The secret: cooling the chip to -269 C with liquid helium.
Taking blood pressure from the inside, and more
Open-source advocate Mark Gorton went from options-trading to file-sharing.
Digital maps marry past and present.
Digerati debate the wisdom of product placement in blogs.