Extreme growth in atmospheric CO2

A team of scientists has found that atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) growth has increased 35 percent faster than expected since 2000. The findings are published this week in the journal Proceedings o...

Microsoft wants to read your mind

Besides running your computer Microsoft now wants to read your mind too. According to Microsoft it is hard to properly evaluate the way people interact with computers since questioning them at the ti...

The Nobel Prize in Physics 2007

Giant Magnetoresistance (GMR) was independently discovered in 1988 in Fe/Cr/Fe trilayers by a research team led by Peter Grünberg of the Jülich Research Centre, who owns the patent, and in Fe/Cr mult...

Storing Power in a Sheet of Paper

Troy, N.Y. – Researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have developed a new energy storage device that easily could be mistaken for a simple sheet of black paper. The nano engineered battery is...

Data transferred 382km over WLAN

Venezuelan scientists recently sent and received data over a distance close to 400 km through WLAN. The distance probably qualifies as a world record for wireless (WLAN) data networks, beating the re...

Driver not included

STANFORDS HOPE: The robot car named Junior passed the first of many city test yesterday and qualified for Urban Challenge this autumn. Google is one of many companies sponsoring “Junior”....

Fun at work?

Carsten Höller has come up with an amazing slider for use anywhere. This might be the little extra that makes everyday at work a thrill. To date Höller has installed six smaller slides in other galle...

Body Worlds – Real Human Corpses!

An exhibition of human corpses is offering a new opportunity for life after death that’s as easy as filing in a simple form. Then you have to die, of course. Body Worlds, a controversial yet wi...

The greenest computer company

Sun Microsystems lives up to its name and puts energy efficiency at its core. Why? Computers draw 4-5 percent of total world power, its eco-boss tells Fortune’s David Kirkpatrick. Read more

Proposal to Adopt HTML 5

Representatives from Mozilla, Apple and Opera Software have sent a new proposal to the newly established HTML Working Group at W3C (World Wide Web Consortium) suggesting that the work the group is do...