A team of students from Carnegie Mellon University is hoping to make headlines with some football wins in coming days. No, they're not part of the FIFA World Cup taking place in South Africa. This team is taking on contenders in the RoboCup 2010 world championship in Singapore.
A leading indicator portends good news for those seeking to grow the count of science and engineering experts in the United States, even though the indicator is two years old.
A design course at MIT has tapped a software donation from a company that sells interactive voice response systems to help students learn how to create voice applications.
The real purpose behind this scientist's research into the security of implanted medical devices is to examine the psychological impact and legal implications, as well as the technological possibilities.
Intel will soon go into production with a Many Integrated Core (MIC) architecture that uses the x86 instruction set to create high-performance computing platforms running at trillions of calculations per second.
Reflecting the White House's focus on performance metrics and accountability, a new initiative with an unwieldy name is about to begin measuring the impact of federal investment in the sciences.
A project out of the University of Virginia to get young children comfortable with engineering has been selected as one of 10 winners in a MacArthur Digital Media and Learning Competition. The project, called Fab@School, is intended to teach K-12 students about mathematical analysis and modeling, digital fabrication, and engineering by allowing them to fabricate 3D copies of objects that they've designed themselves.
Researchers at North Carolina State University have figured out how to add a sensor to a computer chip, enabling it to function under extreme situations.
A professor at the University of Toronto has created a distance-mapping video camera that can provide simultaneous focus of both near and far objects in high resolution.
Universities that tap into the technical content provided digitally through Knovel will soon be able to add the Materials Information Society--ASM--information to their data searches.