A company tackles the wasteful data center industry with a new business model.
B2B sites are making it more efficient for wholesale buyers to order from designers and brands, and enabling new designers to be discovered.
Startup Hudl wants coaches and athletes worldwide to be able to stream video and edit it into highlights.
Quirky.com resurrects milk crates, re-designs them, and manufactures them in Vermont.
A company that specialized in analog mics for musicians adapts to the digital consumer market.
The University of Illinois engineering professor creates self-healing materials, and has successfully applied the idea to electronic circuits
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Meaningless job references spurred this company to create software that lets former employers anonymously respond to online questionnaires. And that's changing the recruiting business.
Universities are capturing faculty presentations--not just talking heads, but their Powerpoint presentations, eWhiteboard notes, and more.
To combate water pollution from dyeing, Air Dye is offering a printing method that saves water.
Surprised by the electricity usage of supercomputers, the Virginia Tech professor wrote software to cut their power consumption. Now it’s available for PC
Computer-science-professor-turned-entrepreneur Matt Ginsberg created a smartphone app that uses municipal traffic light data, GPS, and smartphones to trump snarled roads.
A thermoelectric semiconductor will convert waste heat into electricity, or channel it towards refrigeration.
Pressed for time, doctors are increasingly less amenable to face-to-face meetings with pharma reps. And academic institutions and the hospitals and medical practices they own have polices restricting access. San Francisco comany Viscira has found a niche with biomedical computer animations and other ways of communicating about medications to tech-savvy MDs.
A new polymer, an ink, that could advance printable electronics so that you fold your plastic magazine and carry it in your pocket. And it may revolutionize lighting so that you paint light onto your wall.
High school students around the world are using a robotic, digital camera to shoot panoramics of the environment. Then they zoom in on digital images, explore details, and chat with their peers about how to safeguard the planet.
A new technology for creating and viewing stunningly high-resolution panoramic images is becoming a power research tool.
How do vesicles, which carry neurotransmitters, release their cargo? And how quickly can these carriers reconstitute themselves for the next round?
A New Algorithim Could Soon Vanquish Go Pros
Adults who witnessed the attacks close-up have subtle changes in their brains four years afterwards. Their amygdalae, the center of the brain responsible for certain types of memory, are hyperactive. Children orphaned that day pump out above-normal amounts of cortisol, a symptom of stress.
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John Lasseter was a new Disney animator back in 1981 when two friends working on “Tron,” the first feature-length movie to employ computer animation, showed him dailies of a sequence in which motor cycles zoomed around a video game inside a computer. Lasseter was dazzled.
Suppose you manage a mall where visitors merely window-shop and rarely enter stores to make purchases. If your merchants can't survive, you lose, too. That is the phenomenon plaguing many Web retailers and portals today.
With some 12,000 computers humming away in various government branches in 1976, Abraham Ribicoff, then a U.S. Senator from Connecticut, sensed a tempting target for data defrauders and instituted an investigation into federal computer security.