August 26th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
Researchers at North Dakota State University (Fargo, N.D.) in collaboration with Pacific Northwest National Lab (Richland, Wash.) have made important progress in an alternative strategy to incorporate silicon into the anodes of lithium-ion batteries: silicon nanowires.
August 24th, 2016 | by Stephanie Liverani
University of Washington researchers have a new channel of communication that allows devices like brain implants, contact lenses, credit cards, and even smaller wearables to talk directly to devices like smartphones and watches using wireless internet connectivity.
August 23rd, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley have developed a new type of next-gen implantable biomedical sensor that uses a piezoelectric crystal and ultrasound to wirelessly communicate within the body.
August 16th, 2016 | by Stephanie Liverani
In the past couple weeks alone, significant innovations in next-generation electronic devices have made news. Check out these recent buzzworthy developments in tech research that are helping transform electronics as we know them.
August 12th, 2016 | by Stephanie Liverani
Scientists at the University of Cambridge in England are taking an in-depth look at the way in which information is processed and transmitted in electronic devices. They've developed a miniature electro-optical switch that they say can boost the power and efficiency of small electronics.
August 5th, 2016 | by Stephanie Liverani
Many existing electronic devices use rigid, inorganic materials. So researchers at the Pohang University of Science and Technology in Korea are looking for ways to make electronic devices out of soft, organic materials instead.
August 3rd, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab is preparing to send CubeSats on their first interplanetary mission—a journey to Mars.
August 2nd, 2016 | by Stephanie Liverani
Researchers at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology have developed a novel method for creating skin-like transparent oxide thin-film transistors that they say will revolutionize wearable displays for consumer electronics.
July 29th, 2016 | by Stephanie Liverani
Scientists at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology in Japan are delving deeper into what it is about the perovskite fabrication process that enhances effectiveness—and adding water could be the key.
July 28th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
A team of scientists at Northwestern University has discovered that some ferroelectric materials are hiding a surprise. Layered perovskites don’t conform to conventional wisdom—instead, these materials completely turn off polarization if enough strain is applied to them.