Electronics

New study could soon help Twitter run faster

Research from Carnegie Mellon University may soon help Twitter run faster and more efficiently. Juncheng Yang, a Ph.D. candidate in computer science, and Rashmi Vinayak,...

Scientists find new way to make security device harder to crack

As more private data is stored and shared digitally, researchers are exploring new ways to protect data against attacks from bad actors. Current silicon technology...

Scientist are building silver lining for extreme electronics

Tomorrow's cutting-edge technology will need electronics that can tolerate extreme conditions. That's why a group of researchers led by Michigan State University's Jason Nicholas is...

Future drones likely to resemble 300-million-year-old flying machine

Scientists have drawn inspiration from a 300-million-year-old superior flying machine - the dragonfly - to show why future flapping wing drones will probably resemble...

Scientists develop world’s first fully recyclable printed electronics

Engineers at Duke University have developed the world's first fully recyclable printed electronics. By demonstrating a crucial and relatively complex computer component (the transistor), the...

Scientists find new way to produce stable, low-cost, flexible electronics

Imagine a foldable smartphone or a rollable tablet device that is powerful, reliable and, perhaps most importantly, affordable. A new study has led to a...

Wireless power from 5G networks could replace batteries

Scientists have uncovered an innovative way to tap into the over-capacity of 5G networks, turning them into “a wireless power grid” for powering Internet...

New finding could help extend electronic device’s lifespan

Ferroelectric materials are used in many devices, including memories, capacitors, actuators and sensors. These devices are commonly used in both consumer and industrial instruments, such...

New digital fingerprints are almost impossible to hack

Researchers have found a way to use chaos to help develop digital fingerprints for electronic devices that may be unique enough to foil even...

This battery could charge ten times faster than lithium-ion battery

It is difficult to imagine our daily life without lithium-ion batteries. They dominate the small format battery market for portable electronic devices, and are also...