How the sci-fi tech in Marvel movies influences real-world products

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The lines between fiction and reality are blurry for John LePore. As a futurist and creative director who works on both movies and products, LePore not only crisscrosses these borders — he helps shape them. Much of his work has been done with Perception, a New York-based design lab. The Emmy-nominated team creates future tech … Read more

Key to improved green tech efficiency found in simple acid treatment

Journal Reference: Wenjuan Bian, Wei Wu, Baoming Wang, Wei Tang, Meng Zhou, Congrui Jin, Hanping Ding, Weiwei Fan, Yanhao Dong, Ju Li, Dong Ding. Revitalizing interface in protonic ceramic cells by acid etch. Nature, 2022; 604 (7906): 479 DOI: 10.1038/s41586-022-04457-y But first, scientists must overcome several challenges, including how to make the cells more efficient … Read more

Technology Movies: The Ultimate Geek Guide for the Best Tech Movies and Shows You Need to Watch

Share Tweet Share Share Email Even before technology has started to take over our lives, movies envisioning its future have been popping up through the years. With the advent of the internet, social media, advanced robotics and hacker groups, the films dealing with these subjects have started to branch out and we now have more … Read more

Dengue detection smartphone tech shows new hope for low-cost diagnostics

Journal Reference: Sarah Helen Needs, Sirintra Sirivisoot, Sophie Jegouic, Tanapan Prommool, Prasit Luangaram, Chatchawan Srisawat, Kanokwan Sriraksa, Wannee Limpitikul, Dumrong Mairiang, Prida Malasit, Panisadee Avirutnan, Chunya Puttikhunt, Alexander Daniel Edwards. Smartphone multiplex microcapillary diagnostics using Cygnus: Development and evaluation of rapid serotype-specific NS1 detection with dengue patient samples. PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 2022; 16 (4): e0010266 … Read more

New technique offers faster security for non-volatile memory tech

“NVMs are an emerging technology that allows rapid access to the data, and retains data even when a system crashes or loses power,” says Amro Awad, senior author of a paper on the work and an assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at North Carolina State University. “However, the features that give NVMs these … Read more

New polymer membrane tech improves efficiency of CO2 capture

Journal Reference: Marius Sandru, Eugenia M. Sandru, Wade F. Ingram, Jing Deng, Per M. Stenstad, Liyuan Deng, Richard J. Spontak. An integrated materials approach to ultrapermeable and ultraselective CO 2 polymer membranes. Science, 2022; 376 (6588): 90 DOI: 10.1126/science.abj9351 “To demonstrate the capability of our new membranes, we looked at mixtures of CO2 and nitrogen, … Read more

Banchero bene, ma non basta. Duke, che delusione con Virginia Tech

Banchero bene ma non basta Duke che delusione con Virginia

L’azzurro, con 20 punti e 5 rimbalzi, è il migliore dei suoi nella finale persa del torneo Acc. La squadra di coach K si fa sorprendere dagli Hokies trascinati da Hunter Cattoor (31 punti) Al Barclays Center arriva un’altra delusione per coach K alla sua ultima stagione sulla panchina di Duke. I Blue Devils, dopo … Read more

Big Tech makes a big bet: Offices are still the future – Reuters

Big Tech makes a big bet Offices are still the

TEMPE, Ariz. – Early in the pandemic, when stores along Mill Avenue in downtown Tempe closed and students at nearby Arizona State University were told to return at home, the roar of construction continued to fill the air. Now, shining in the sun and filled with amenities, towering glass office buildings have sprung up throughout … Read more

Precision machining produces tiny, light-guiding cubes for advancing info tech

Journal Reference: Kevin M. Roccapriore, Shin‐Hum Cho, Andrew R. Lupini, Delia J. Milliron, Sergei V. Kalinin. Sculpting the Plasmonic Responses of Nanoparticles by Directed Electron Beam Irradiation. Small, 2021; 18 (1): 2105099 DOI: 10.1002/smll.202105099 The seeming wizardry of these structures comes from the ability of their surfaces to support collective waves of electrons, called plasmons, … Read more

Driven by Apple and other tech companies, Wall Street closed with gains and snapped a three-week losing streak.

Driven by Apple and other tech companies Wall Street closed

Economists work at the New York Stock Exchange (USA), in a file photograph. EFE/Justin Lane A turbulent week for the markets ended with a shopping late blast, breaking a streak of three weeks of losses and giving the major indices their biggest gains of the year. The Industry Average Dow Jones it gained 1.7%, to … Read more