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New Neurochip Listens Closer Than Ever To Brain Cells Communicating
An updated version of a neurochip can monitor brain cells’ communications at the clearest resolution yet, according to scientists in...
Limitless, Cheap Chips Made Out of DNA Could Replace Silicon
Silicon chips are on the way out, at least if Duke University engineer Chris Dwyer has his way. The professor...
Lay’s Changing Basic Shape of Salt Crystals for Healthier Potato Chips
In fourth grade science class, we learned that sodium chloride always, always forms simple cube-shaped crystals. That was before a...
With Processor Speeds Stagnating, Researchers Look Beyond Silicon Toward Computing’s Future
Should silicon stay or go?
Printable Nanocircuits Promise to Make RFID Tags More Ubiquitous Than Bar Codes
The product would also be the first to use printed nanotube transistors
How It Works: Upscaling 2-D Video to 3-D
3-D TVs are finally going on sale--sans content. So some sets are claiming the ability to add a third dimension to your 2-D broadcasts
World’s First Junctionless Transistor Could Revolutionize Chip Industry
Transistor junction, what’s your function now? Irish researchers at the Tyndall National Institute have fabricated the world’s first junctionless transistor,...
Miniature Sensor Perpetually Charges Self Using Environmental Energy
Scientistsu, engineers, and doctors yearn for tiny sensors to record a vast array of events in the world’s many hard-to-reach...
New Chip Provides Cheap At-Home Sperm Counting
As if having trouble conceiving a child wasn’t painful enough, the current method of male fertility testing adds to that...
How Much Power Does The Human Brain Require To Operate?
Simulating the brain with traditional chips would require impractical megawatts of power. One scientist has an alternative