Electrical Engineering and Electronics News
New 3-D Camera Will Have 12,616 Lenses
Posted on March 22, 2008 at 01:15:19 pm
The camera you own has one main lens and produces a flat, two-dimensional photograph, whether you hold it in your hand or view it on your computer screen.
Tiny Sensor Developed To Detect Homemade Bombs
Posted on March 19, 2008 at 09:29:29 pm
Chemists have developed a tiny, inexpensive sensor chip capable of detecting trace amounts of hydrogen peroxide, a chemical used in the most common form of homemade explosives.
Hybrid And Electric Cars Could Triple Demands On Scarce Water Resources
Posted on March 11, 2008 at 10:35:18 pm
Eco-minded drivers in drought-prone states take note: A new study concludes that producing electricity for hybrid and fully electric vehicles could sharply increase water consumption in the United States.
New Highly Efficient Lithium-ion Battery Being Produced
Posted on February 25, 2008 at 11:04:55 am
Will deliver more powerful, longer lasting, safer and cost-effective batteries for laptops, PDAs, cell phones and other electronic devices.
Costs of Solar Photovoltaic Panels Substantially Eclipse Benefits
Posted on February 20, 2008 at 10:22:52 am
Despite increasing popular support for solar photovoltaic panels in the United States, their costs far outweigh the benefits, according to a new analysis by Severin Borenstein, a professor at the University of California, Berkeley's Haas School of Busines
Laser Beam Believed to Set Record for Intensity
Posted on February 17, 2008 at 01:00:17 pm
If you could hold a giant magnifying glass in space and focus all the sunlight shining toward Earth onto one grain of sand, that concentrated ray would approach the intensity of a new laser beam made in a University of Michigan laboratory.
New Hybrid Vehicle Given Its First Test Drive In The Ocean
Posted on February 12, 2008 at 10:44:52 am
Taking a page out of a science fiction story, researchers from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) and Webb Research Corporation (Falmouth, Mass.) have successfully flown the first environmentally powered robotic vehicle through the ocean.
Energy-efficient Microchip Could Result In Cell Phones Staying Charged 10 Times As Long
Posted on February 05, 2008 at 10:49:41 am
Researchers at MIT and Texas Instruments have unveiled a new chip design for portable electronics that can be up to 10 times more energy-efficient than present technology.
Computer Learns Dogspeak
Posted on January 20, 2008 at 10:35:17 am
Research shows that a new piece of software is able to classify dog barks according to different situations and even identify barks from individual dogs, a task humans find challenging.
Contact Lenses With Circuits, Lights A Possible Platform For Superhuman Vision
Posted on January 17, 2008 at 10:32:17 pm
Engineers have for the first time used manufacturing techniques at microscopic scales to combine a flexible, biologically safe contact lens with an imprinted electronic circuit and lights.