Looking for a way to continually shrink computer chips while still squeezing more transistors onto them, IBM scientists are working on a whole new way to build processors -- using DNA.
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Hitting a major milestone in nanotechnology, IBM researchers have figured out how to measure the amount of force needed to move an atom.
American Honda Motor is showing off a humanoid robot that can climb stairs, run 4 miles per hour and may someday help care for the elderly and disabled.
Think personal robots are still the stuff of sci-fi movies? Think again.
The fourth quarter of 2007 mirrored the entire year when it came to worldwide PC shipments.
The new energy efficient chip designed by researchers at MIT may use so little power that someday human body heat will be able to charge implantable medical devices.
Researchers at MIT have created a new chip design that they claim will be 10 times more energy efficient than the processors currently used in mobile devices.
Window Snyder has the somewhat offbeat title of "chief security something-or-other" at Mozilla, where she is responsible for overseeing efforts to boost the security of the company's open-source offerings, including the Firefox browser.
As Intel gets ready to reveal new information about its upcoming low-power Silverthorne processor at the International Solid State Circuits Conference this week, it's becoming clear that the technology is more than a new chip.
By 2020, instead of calling your boss and discussing a new project over the phone, a three-dimensional image of him simply will sit in your office and have a virtual discussion with you.
A new biochip could all but eliminate animal testing in the chemical and cosmetics industries, while drastically reducing it in the mega pharmaceuticals industry.
IBM researchers and a team of doctors are building a database of digital images that they hope will enable oncologists to diagnose and treat cancer patients faster and with more success.
Talk about bionic eyes and most people hearken back to the Bionic Woman or other sci-fi shows. Engineers at the University of Washington, however, say it's not all movie magic fantasy.
Nanotechnology researchers have built the darkest material ever made by man.
For the second quarter in a row, the global PC processor market hit a record number of unit shipments in the fourth quarter of 2007, according to IDC. At the same time, the market research company predicts that a slowing economy will likely lead to declining sales in the first months of 2008.