This Fungus Could Lead to Better Rechargeable Batteries

In a first, researchers have shown that a fungus can transform manganese into a mineral composite with favourable electrochemical properties – paving the way for a better rechargeable battery in the near future. The findings suggest that fungus Neurospora crassa present in a red bread mold could be the key to producing more sustainable electrochemical […]

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Google Glass Helps Researchers Develop ‘Organs on Chips’

Using Google Glass, researchers from Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) in Massachusetts, US, have collected promising results as part of a technology known as “organs-on-chips”. Google Glass offers researchers a hands-free and flexible monitoring system, and enables them to give voice commands. The team first developed hardware and software to remotely monitor and control devices […]

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India, US to Sign MoU for Building LIGO Project

India and US will sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) Thursday for building a state-of-the-artLIGO (Laser Interferometer Gravitational – wave Observatory) project in the country, almost a month after the discovery of gravitational waves. The MoU will be signed between the National Science Foundation USA and India’s Department of Atomic Energy and Department of Science […]

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Exploring Video Social Network Trends

Video-to-video communications is about to become as ubiquitous as voice in the very near future. This is possible without any difficulty using fixed Internet access, but there are still some hurdles to overcome with wireless broadband. When 4G LTE and 5G networks are fully deployed however, video will be as standard as voice on mobile. […]

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Linksys Offers New Wireless Networking Without Costly Hardware

Wireless network services have now become a must for almost all businesses. Whether it is a coffee shop, a book store or large corporation, having wireless access gives employees and customers access to the Internet or company networks right away. Depending on the kind of setup you choose to deploy, it can be expensive and […]

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GoDaddy Launches Cloud-based Servers, Applications for Web Developers

GoDaddy, once known for the eccentric antics of its former CEO, Bob Parsons, racy TV commercials and cheap domains, is entering a new era of respectability, refashioning itself as a major player in the cloud computing industry. Announced this month, GoDaddy is expanding its hosting services to include two new offerings, Cloud ServerĀ and Cloud Applications, […]

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Lynda Video Training Beefs Up Note Taking Features

Lynda.com, the LinkedIn Company that offers thousands of video courses in software, creative, and business skills, has added new features including a new course page, new note taking features and a faster, slimmer player. The new note taking feature allows Lynda users to read or take notes directly next to the Lynda video training they […]

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Olympus OM-D EM-5 Mark II Review: A Mirrorless Camera Par Excellence

The DSLR vs Mirrorless camera debate is going to get fiercer this year since we’ve seen an influx of cameras with superior 5-axis sensor-shift optical image stabilisation (OIS). After Sony announced its Alpha 7 II full-frame mirrorless camera with 5-axis OIS late last year, Olympus immediately responded with a new addition to its OM-D series […]

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Japan Camera Makers Battle Smartphone Onslaught

Highschooler Nao Noguchi is a perfect illustration of why Japanese camera sales have plunged the past few years she uses her smartphone for everything and cannot understand why anyone would bother with a separate device for photos. “It is easy to take your smartphone out of your pocket if you want to take a picture […]

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