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8GB Raspberry Pi 4 on sale now at $75

“Raspberry Pi 4 is almost a year old, and it’s been a busy year. We’ve sold nearly 3 million units, shipped a couple of minor board revisions, and reduced the price of the 2GB variant from $45 to …

A new library of atomically thin 2D materials

“NUS researchers have created a whole new library of atomically thin, two-dimensional (2D) materials using a novel and powerful approach of engineering the composition of transition metal dichalcogenides. Materials that are atomically thin offer a platform to explore a wide …

Astronomers Discover New Class of Cosmic Explosions

“Astronomers have found two objects that, added to a strange object discovered in 2018, constitute a new class of cosmic explosions. The new type of explosion shares some characteristics with supernova explosions of massive stars and with the explosions that …

Cirrus Logic Launches Advanced Haptic and Sensing Technology Solutions for Richer, Immersive User Experiences

“New Haptic ICs Enable Increased Functionality and Sleek Buttonless Designs for Variety of Smartphones, PCs, Wearables, Gaming, Virtual Reality and Automotive Applications With the goal of elevating the user experience for a wide range of consumer devices, Cirrus Logic (Nasdaq …

Controlling Superconductors with Light

“New theoretical study shows how to use Terahertz light to peep in the secrets of two-dimensional superconductors A researcher at the Center for Theoretical Physics of Complex Systems, within the Institute for Basic Science (IBS, South Korea), Professor Ivan Savenko …

Cosmic bursts unveil Universe’s missing matter

“Astronomers have used mysterious fast radio bursts to solve a decades-old mystery of ‘missing matter’, long predicted to exist in the Universe but never detected—until now. The researchers have now found all of the missing ‘normal’ matter in the …

Developing a technology that can share tastes without the risk of infection: Prof. Homei Miyashita has developed a taste display that expresses an arbitrary taste

“Dr. Homei Miyashita, Professor at the Department of Frontier Media Science, School of Interdisciplinary Mathematical Sciences, Meiji University has developed a taste display that can express an arbitrary taste. In this study, a set of five gels, each of which …

Giving soft robots feeling

“In a pair of papers from MIT CSAIL, two teams enable better sense and perception for soft robotic grippers. One of the hottest topics in robotics is the field of soft robots, which utilizes squishy and flexible materials rather than …

Growing Anomalies at the Large Hadron Collider Raise Hopes

“mid the chaotic chains of events that ensue when protons smash together at the Large Hadron Collider in Europe, one particle has popped up that appears to go to pieces in a peculiar way. All eyes are on the B …

HENSOLDT and Nano Dimension Achieve Breakthrough in Electronics 3D Printing

“Sensor solutions provider HENSOLDT together with the leading Additively Manufactured Electronics (AME)/Printed Electronics (PE) provider, Nano Dimension, has achieved a major breakthrough on its way to utilizing 3D printing in the development process of high-performance electronics components. Utilizing a …