• UK spintronics expert wins Millennium Technology Prize

    April 16th, 2014

    Professor Stuart Parkin, a researcher in spintronics and pioneer of magneto-resistive random-access memory (MRAM) has been recognised by Technology Academy Finland with its 2014…

  • Seeing SDR in action

    April 14th, 2014

    Software-defined radio may look simple on paper, but implementation is more challenging. Californian-based Ettus Research explains its SDR peripheral design and then took it…

  • Conventional components in flexible skin sensor

    April 11th, 2014

    Engineers in the US have demonstrated soft diagnostic skin patches that use of-the-shelf ICs. The announcement follows a flexible patch with all-flexible components earlier…

  • Intel, SGI and 3M create liquid-cooled supercomputer

    April 8th, 2014

    A supercomputer developed by Intel and SGI uses a new type of  two-phase immersion cooling technology developed by 3M. The ’proof-of-concept’ distributed memory supercomputer, the SGI ICE X has its…