February 5th, 2016 | by Stephanie Liverani
Researchers at Michigan Technological University (Houghton, Mich.) are “revamping the fundamental base of transistors and creating a series of stepping-stones that use an electron movement called quantum tunneling” to change the wearable tech game, according to a university news release
February 5th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
Researchers at Zhejiang University and South China University of Technology in China have created new glass-based composite materials that are really good at absorbing UV radiation.
February 3rd, 2016 | by Stephanie Liverani
Engineers at the University of California, Berkeley have developed a prototype for a flexible, wearable sensor system that can monitor a person's health through perspiration.
January 22nd, 2016 | by Stephanie Liverani
To better understand graphene’s potential when it comes to flexible electronics, researchers at Rice University in Houston, Texas, are testing how graphene layers interact under shear strain.
January 22nd, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
The 2016 edition of Electronic Materials and Applications—the meeting’s seventh annual installment—took place this week in sunny Orlando, Fla.
January 12th, 2016 | by Stephanie Liverani
Tech trends for 2016 seem focused on evolutionary rather than revolutionary. With that in mind, Apple released a new smartphone case that promises to extend battery life—but form may have been sacrificed for function.
January 6th, 2016 | by Stephanie Liverani
It may be a new year, but the buzz surrounding graphene and its potential across many applications continues to percolate. Check out the latest research from The University of Manchester in England, including a video that breaks down the magic of this versatile material.
January 5th, 2016 | by Stephanie Liverani
The 2016 Consumer Electronics Show kicked off in Las Vegas yesterday, and media outlets on the scene are already reporting on the latest tech to debut at the show. Here are five trends we're seeing.
December 23rd, 2015 | by Stephanie Liverani
Netflix has a technical solution to a very fundamental problem. The brand recently launched a kit for ambitious do-it-yourselfers to assemble their own pair of socks that detect when you’ve fallen asleep and pause your program so you don’t miss any of the action
December 8th, 2015 | by Stephanie Liverani
Researchers at the University of Belgrade, Serbia, have developed a graphene-based microphone concept that’s nearly 32 times more sensitive than standard microphones and has ultrasonic reach potential.