10 Best Low Budget Gifts To Help Friends With Back Pain9 December 2013, 11:36 pm
If you're over 30 you've probably suffered from back pain some time or
other in your life. In fact, 60 to 80 percent of adults suffer from
chronic or periodic back pain, so chances are you have a friend or
family member who could use some relief from his or her back pain when
not at the doctor, physical therapist, chiropractor, or acupuncturist.
Here are some of the highest-rated low-budget gadgets that can be used
solo, without the aid of others. ...
Cleverest New Product Ideas - Winners Of Walmart’s Get On The Shelf Contest!9 December 2013, 10:07 pm
It’s been a long time coming, but Walmart finally picked a pair of their
favorite new products as the grand prize winners for their “Get on the
Shelf” contest. It won’t be too long before you’ll be able to pick up a
set of SKRIBS Customizable Wristbands and the Elvis Presley Home Bedding
Collection for yourself!...
Need This New Invention? GoldieBlox9 December 2013, 6:37 pm
When it comes to girls, there has been a major problem with the toy aisle for decades, and most of it was colored pink. Many girls have long felt that they have been force-fed the toy industry's pink girl stereotype. Debbie Sterling wanted to change this and created GoldieBlox, a toy set for girls that encourages them to explore the world of engineering on their own terms. While some of the components are pink, it is not the major color of the toy to pointedly market it for girls only....
Chalktrail: Biking & Art Together At Last!9 December 2013, 5:02 pm
Who needs bike add-ons that require batteries, flashing lights and
complicated parts that require an adult to help? Just strap a Chalktrail
onto the back of your kid’s bike or scooter and the art makes itself!...
Could Transgenic Mosquitoes Help In The Fight Against Dengue And Malaria?9 December 2013, 1:00 pm
Dengue and Malaria are two dangerous diseases with the potential to cause death. In common, they also have the lack of a vaccine, even though there is research being made in order to obtain vaccines for both diseases. Recently, a new technique using genetic engineering in order to modify vector mosquitoes can be helpful to reduce the transmission of these two diseases....
Plant Trees While Searching The Web With Ecosia9 December 2013, 11:47 am
«End deforestation, one search at a time». This could well be the motto for Ecosia, a search engine which plants trees with user's searches. Even though Ecosia is not exactly new, being live a few years now, it recently has been getting attention and the user base has been expanding brutally in the last weeks....
Nelson Mandela Apps: An Icon's Footprints Across The Digital Landscape9 December 2013, 11:34 am
It's difficult to say good-bye to a man as formidable as Nelson Mandela.
TV, Radio and the blogosphere have been flooded with updates, and I
suspect this will continue for some time. Living in the digital age, as
mankind moves forward, it's apparent that we will all be memorialized
when the time comes with what we leave behind on the Internet....
Best Skis For The Beginner: Here's Some Recommendations For Women9 December 2013, 11:17 am
If you know me, you know that I like buying stuff. Whether it's athletic gear or perfumed soaps, it's my favorite pasttime. However let me just add that I don't go overboard. I don't have stuff I don't need and I use everything I buy. If you are still learning to ski, here is my guide on how to choose a new pair of skis and the best ones currently in the market for women. ...
Thirteen Oddest, Funniest And Strangest Holiday Ornaments9 December 2013, 3:03 am
Deck the halls with …. What in the world is that? Sometimes we wonder
what has gotten into some people. First, the Ugly Christmas Sweater
trend, the Turducken, and Christmas music piped into stores before
Halloween. Now it seems all rules are forgotten and the Christmas
decorating train has run off the rails. Here's 13 of the oddest, funniest and strangest Christmas Tree Ornaments to add fun to your tree: ...
Killer Snake Venom Provides Protein That Prevents Blood Clots9 December 2013, 12:30 am
The two top causes of death in the world are heart attacks and strokes,
and a research team in Toronto is onto a promising drug that could do
much to reduce or delay those death by reducing their number one cause -
blood clots. Ironically, the drug being tested, Anfibatide, is made
from a protein extracted from a snake's venom; the snake is one of the
deadliest in the world....
Kindle Fire HDX Is Coming In Hot8 December 2013, 11:56 pm
Amazon is back at it again, this time with the Kindle Fire HDX, an
updated version of the super popular Kindle Fire HD. Available in two
screen sizes, 7" and 8.9", and boasting a much higher pixel count; the
HDX is a strong contender this holiday season....
Make The Manliest DIY Invention Ever For Instructables “Manly Craft Contest”8 December 2013, 10:07 pm
Do you have an idea for a DIY project suitable for Chuck Norris, Han
Solo or Captain America? Then you’ll want to share it with Instructables
and Civilware for a chance to win some ultra-manly prizes from the Manly Craft Contest!...
IBM Teaches Nanotech ‘Ninjas’ to Take On Superbugs (Video/Infographic)9 December 2013, 9:36 pm
The cure for your next case of athlete’s foot may arrive by way of IBM. That may seem like an unlikely source, but according to a research paper set to be published in Nature today, the technology that Big Blue uses ... ...
How APIs Fuel Innovation9 December 2013, 7:30 pm
There has been so much talk about APIs and how they add additional revenue channels, create brand new partnerships, allow business partners to integrate with ease, and how they help with promoting your brand. But an important and under looked ... ...
Education 3.0: Getting to Know the Brain9 December 2013, 7:30 pm
I’m not a neuroscientist, but I do play one on TV. Well, maybe not on traditional TV, but I did explain some educational elements that were informed by neuroscience in the short-film entitled, “School of Thought” that we released last ... ...
CPU: The New Security Perimeter9 December 2013, 7:30 pm
Larger volumes of inexpensive memory are making it possible to move data from relatively slow disk storage into main memory, where CPUs can access it more quickly. This shift opens a wealth of sensitive information to a new category of ... ...
Hardcoding the Right to Privacy6 December 2013, 6:25 pm
Another day, another revelation from the NSA. The agency recently disclosed that it collects and stores more than 5 billion cellphone records daily. This may be a fraction of user data. But it’s enough to fill the Library of Congress, ... ...
With Watson API Public, Welcome a New Age of Software Development6 December 2013, 6:25 pm
APIs are crucial tools for today’s digital experiences. From Android controlled rice-cookers to ecommerce through Pinterest, APIs are valuable tools for technological innovation. And now that access to IBM Watson’s cloud-based API is open to the public, things are about ... ...
Dawn of the ‘Story Arc’: The Return to Storytelling in the Digital Age6 December 2013, 6:25 pm
The Internet has profoundly affected how humans collect and consume information — there is no debate about that. The manner in which humans share information remained remarkably static for thousands of years prior to the advent of the Internet. Storytellers ... ...
2014: The Year the Data Center Will Rule6 December 2013, 1:00 pm
The data center is the foundation of the IT stack — it’s the underpinning of global IT trends like Digital Business, Smart Machines and the Internet of Things, yet it is the only layer that has not evolved to meet ... ...
Compelling Design is About Psychology, Not Technology5 December 2013, 7:57 pm
Don’t get me wrong: No one who’s held an iPhone can deny the appeal of beautifully designed technology. But what really makes a product stick has more to do with the psychology behind its design than its physical or functional ... ...
Interrupting Business as Usual: What’s Next for the Cloud?5 December 2013, 7:57 pm
There’s no question the cloud has transformed IT and the way businesses work; yet it is just beginning to mature. According to Gartner, the public cloud service market is set to reach $131 billion in 2013, and company adoption of ... ...
Virtual Reality and Learning: The Newest Landscape for Higher Education4 December 2013, 7:34 pm
When you think of higher education, chances are that virtual reality is not something that immediately comes to mind. In recent years, online learning has changed the face of education by becoming a supplement to traditional methods, allowing people to ... ...
Wearable Tech: Will It Wear Out the Network?4 December 2013, 7:34 pm
With the introduction of wearable technology like Samsung’s Galaxy Gear, Sony’s Smartwatch and Google Glass, it would appear that we are on the cusp of another era of gadgetry. With these powerhouses thundering into the wearable technology market, industry analysts ... ...
Harnessing Energy from Noise10 December 2013, 12:00 am
Two separate teams of researchers have been developing a way to use piezoelectric materials to harness the energy in loud sounds, potentially leading to quieter engines and new way to harness wind power....
Odor Transformer Captures Cooking Smells9 December 2013, 8:00 am
Designed with small kitchens in mind, the Odor Transformer concept eliminates cooking odors and helps to reduce the spread of bacteria and mold....
Hangbag is a Combination Clothes Hanger and Shopping Bag9 December 2013, 6:00 am
The Hangbag combines the usefulness of a shopping bag and a hanger into one device, offering a unique and eco-friendly use for paper shopping bags....
Polemo Fruit Inspires Stronger Aluminum9 December 2013, 12:00 am
Taking inspiration from the heavy, yet burst-resistant polemo fruit, researchers have create an aluminum composite that is stronger than pure aluminum....
NAVIGATE Jacket Lets You Wear Your Map8 December 2013, 6:00 pm
The NAVIGATE Jacket pairs with a smartphone to give directions via its integrated LED lighting and haptic feedback, ensuring you'll never get lost again....
Body Heat-Powered Spacesuit8 December 2013, 6:00 am
Researchers are working to develop a spacesuit powered by the wearer’s body heat, which would power sensors and electronic components without the need for batteries....
Upcoming USB Connector Has No Right-Side-Up8 December 2013, 12:00 am
The USB 3.0 Promoter Group has announced the development of a new USB connector that plugs in correctly not matter which side is up....
Dye-Fed Silkworms Spin Colored Silk7 December 2013, 6:00 pm
Researchers have refined a technique of feeding silkworms dyed leaves in order to cause the worms to produce colored silk, saving energy and reducing the amount of wastewater normally created during the dyeing process...
Mood Sweater Changes Color with Your Mood7 December 2013, 6:00 am
Developed as a tool for people with sensory disorders, the GER Mood Sweater changes color in response to the wearer’s mood....
K5 Robotic Security Alarm7 December 2013, 12:00 am
Created as a security tool, the cheery K5 Autonomous Data Machine will monitor the activity along a designated route and sound an alert if it detects any suspicious activity....
Copenhagen Wheel Adds Power Boost to Any Bike6 December 2013, 6:00 pm
The self-contained Copenhagen Wheel can be fitted onto the back wheel of an existing bike to provide an electric boost, and it is ready for the consumer market....
CapStrap, LLC6 December 2013, 12:00 pm
CapStrap is a patented and one of a kind invention that falls under the category of an eye wear retention system. It consists of an elastic cord with a hook at each end which allows it to attach to the brim of any type of baseball cap or visor....
Your phone is talking behind your back to your doctors6 December 2013, 4:34 pm
Your phone knows everything about you - how much you walk, talk and what level of Candy Crush you're stuck on - but soon it could be spilling secrets to your doctor....
A more natural sense of touch is brought to prosthetic hand (w/ Video)6 December 2013, 10:40 am
(Phys.org) —The challenge in medicine to improve the lives of those in need of prosthetic limbs continues to motivate scientists, engineers and doctors. One newsworthy sign of progress is from a team of scientists and engineers at the Cleveland Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Case Western Reserve University. Their work is focused on a prosthetic hand capable of more natural feelings to the point where test subjects are able to find success in manipulating objects thanks to a better sense o...
Smart composite human-computer interfaces follow consumers' actions and offer help when needed5 December 2013, 1:17 pm
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland recently coordinated a pan-European initiative called SMARCOS, which focused on developing technology based on internet sharing between devices. The technology allows the interfaces of various smart devices to follow consumers' actions and react immediately to their needs. The smart coaching service, for example, can use all the user's digital devices for motivating his/her behaviour towards the goals or for reminding medication....
Your smartphone as a 3D scanner: Scientists present new software4 December 2013, 4:22 pm
3D scanning aims to capture the geometry of the 3D world. However, most existing solutions require a complicated setup, are often hard to use and might not always work outdoors. Marc Pollefeys, professor at the Institute for Visual Computing and his group found a way to develop a software that works with existing smartphone technology that allows the user to scan a 3D model almost as easy as taking a photograph. The technology was demonstrated publicly for the first time today at the Internation...
Startup rolls out earlybird offer for Copenhagen Wheel (w/ Video)3 December 2013, 10:02 pm
Superpedestrian, a Cambridge-based start-up, started making the Copenhagen Wheel available for preorders on Tuesday. According to the company, shipping begins spring 2014. For those following the development of the Copenhagen Wheel, this is news, as the wheel, which is designed to turn ordinary bicycles into smart electric hybrids, first made its debut in 2009 at the UN Climate Change Conference. A key feature of the device is that it can compensate with additional power whenever needed. Riding ...
Sweden joins race for self-driving cars2 December 2013, 3:55 pm
A hundred self-driving Volvo cars will roll onto public roads in and around the Swedish city of Gothenburg in 2017, the Chinese-owned car maker said Monday....
Virtual electromobility: Research project simulates electric vehicles2 December 2013, 3:53 pm
A fleet of 130 virtual electric cars is set to commence on the roads of Munich, Germany. Technische Universitaet Muenchen provides participating companies with smartphones that will be installed in taxis and commercial vehicles to track their movements. The smartphone's software records and processes the driving data to reveal how electric vehicles would perform the corresponding operational cycles in environmental and economic terms....
A smart walker that guides its users2 December 2013, 2:00 pm
As part of the EU-funded DALi project, Siemens' global research unit Corporate Technology is developing a high-tech walker that can safely guide people with cognitive impairments through public buildings. Airports and shopping centers can pose problems for elderly people, as they might suffer an accident because they have difficulty seeing structural obstacles and signs in the crowded buildings. However, the new system is designed to not only make senior citizens' everyday life easier but also b...
Amazon.com sees delivery drones as future (Update)2 December 2013, 8:54 am
Amazon.com is working on a way to get customers their goods in 30 minutes or less—by drone....
British project uses 3D printing for prosthetic eyes30 November 2013, 1:50 pm
(Phys.org) —A collaboration between UK's Fripp Design and Research and Manchester Metropolitan University has resulted in 3D printed prosthetic eyes/ The eyes are another advancement from Fripp, a product design and research consultancy having gained special attention recently for its work in harnessing digital modeling technologies to create facial prostheses. The eyes now are making news: Fripp is said to be able to make 150 eyes in an hour, and at a fraction of the cost of eyes traditionall...
'Smart' wig navigates by GPS, monitors brainwaves28 November 2013, 8:16 am
Are you both bald AND lost? Then the new "SmartWig" from Japan might be just what you need....
Nissan's first public road test of autonomous drive25 November 2013, 1:54 pm
Nissan has carried out the first public road test of Autonomous Drive on a Japanese highway. A Nissan LEAF electric vehicle equipped with the revolutionary technology took to the Sagami Expressway in Kanagawa prefecture, southwest of Tokyo, with the prefecture's Governor, Yuji Kuroiwa, and Nissan Vice Chairman Toshiyuki Shiga, on board. The vehicle operated fully automatically on the highway. Journalists witnessed the tests and later had the opportunity to experience the car on the highway thems...
iPhone 6 rumour rollup for the week ending December 910 December 2013, 3:45 am
The iOSphere sizzled as heated speculation and anticipation of the iPhone 6 being able to detect and recognize your face kept spirits buoyant....
Inventor or Artist? An Interview with Tim Jenison of Tim's Vermeer9 December 2013, 11:40 pm
Born in Delft in 1632, Johannes Vermeer was not a prolific painter; scholars can only definitively attribute roughly 35 paintings to him....
45 Years Ago, We Saw The Mouse For The First Time9 December 2013, 7:26 pm
But one presentation in San Francisco that year, while unacclaimed at the time, would only come to rock the world over the ensuing decades....
The Gigaom interview: Bill Ford on the new golden age of automotive innovation9 December 2013, 3:16 pm
There's no American family name more associated with the automobile than Ford, In a wide-ranging interview, Bill Ford - Henry's great-grandson and executive chairman of Ford Motor Company - says car companies need to be more like tech companies....
Champagne widows stamped grand legacy on wine9 December 2013, 11:01 am
For Champagne to become the tipple it is today - popped at weddings, quaffed in casinos, sprayed by racing drivers and smashed against ships - a few men had to die....
Catching Up On Readings: 10 Inventions to Watch For9 December 2013, 9:01 am
CNN features a fun and thought-provoking list of inventions ranging from a camera that bounces to a light that is powered by gravity....
5 Inventions by the Irish that Changed the World9 December 2013, 4:52 am
In our countdown to the Delray Beach Emergency Services St. Paddy's Day parade , I invite you to explore everything Irish with me....
Students show off computing, engineering inventions9 December 2013, 2:47 am
Grand Valley State University showcased projects created by engineering and computing students at its Dec. 3 Project Day....
Make The Manliest DIY Invention Ever For Instructables "Manly Craft Contest"8 December 2013, 10:32 pm
Do you have an idea for a DIY project suitable for Chuck Norris, Han Solo or Captain America? Then you'll want to share it with Instructables and Civilware for a chance to win some ultra-manly prizes from the Manly Craft Contest ! Instructables' Manly Craft Contest is an open ended search for truly macho inventions and projects, and it's up to you ... (more)...
I'm a Celebrity: Amy Willerton, Joey Essex, David Emanuel and the other best bits of 20138 December 2013, 9:28 pm
The girl was taken into care in Wales having reached one of the heaviest figures ever recorded for a five-year-old girl in the UK As the Welsh regions bid to resolve their differences with WRU this week, the clubs across the border have backed plans for them to join the English set up After a busy year travelling across the globe, Katherine Jenkins ... (more)...
TEDWomen 2013: In Innovation, Age Is Nothing But A Number8 December 2013, 5:08 pm
At 64, the inspirational long-distance swimmer says she's in her prime. At the TEDWomen conference in San Francisco Thursday, she recounted her successful fifth attempt to swim from Cuba to Florida....
Bolton celebrates Samuel Crompton's 260th birthday8 December 2013, 1:03 pm
BOLTON this week celebrated the birth 260 years ago of arguably its most famous son, and helped create a legacy for the future....
The Inaugural Hong Kong ICT Awards 2014 for Best Student Invention Award Registration is Now Open9 December 2013, 8:36 pm
Jury members will include University of Hong Kong's Department of Computer Science Professor Francis Chin Yuk Lun, well-known Hong Kong Junior inventor Mr. Chan Yik Hei, a number of ICT industry CEOs, as well as many other leading international ......
Mohawk Valley Area News for Dec. 109 December 2013, 8:01 pm
A SUNY Best Event, “Bringing Your Inventions to Life,” will take place from 8 to 10 a.m. Wednesday at SUNYIT, 100 Seymour Road. Abstract-local serial inventor Andrew Putrello Jr. will describe the inventive process from concept to market....
Exploring an Inventor’s Cartoons in ‘The Art of Rube Goldberg’9 December 2013, 4:42 pm
And like any good cartoonist, he was also an excellent amateur sociologist and anthropologist. This generously illustrated and well-designed appreciation captures all those facets of his career and more, and includes essays by the New Yorker ......
Global Patent Filings At 18-Year High: UN Report9 December 2013, 2:52 pm
Intellectual property patent filings worldwide grew at their fastest pace in almost two decades in 2012, according to the United Nations agency charged with protecting inventions, trademarks, industrial designs and copyright. The UN World Intellectual ......
Contra Vision Makes it Into, and Onto, the Travelling Museum of British Invention9 December 2013, 9:51 am
Golf, Football, Light Bulb, Toothbrush, Thermos Flask, Rubber Band, Lawnmower, Pencil, First flushable toilet, Chocolate Bar, ATM, Electric Telegraph, Telephone, Radio, Wind up Radio, TV, Stereo, Marshal Amplifier, Tuning Fork, The Computer, World Wide Web ......
5 Inventions by the Irish that Changed the World8 December 2013, 9:42 pm
Next week join me for some of the most unusual secrets about the St.Paddy's Day parade that you can share with family and friends before you go! And you will join us we hope, at the 2014 Emergency Services St.Paddy's Day parade. Learn even more about the ......
MSU, WMU Events Feature Student Engineers’ Inventions, Innovations8 December 2013, 1:24 pm
SOUTHFIELD (WWJ) – There are days I love my job, and days I really really REALLY love my job. Friday was one of the latter, as I got to drive around Michigan and meet with tomorrow’s engineering leaders at displays of new product inventions ......
KIPA: Seoul International Invention Fair 2013 (SIIF 2013), Successful Exhibition of More Than 700 New-Generation Inventions from 31 Countries7 December 2013, 6:16 pm
KIPA: Seoul International Invention Fair 2013 (SIIF 2013), Successful Exhibition of More Than 700 New-Generation Inventions from 31 Countries The Korea Invention Promotion Association (KIPA) announced that the Seoul International Invention Fair ......
Inventions that improve lives are winners at the 2013 Newark Innovation Acceleration Challenge5 December 2013, 2:46 pm
Sensor equipment to help the visually impaired navigate more safely and a system for recycling computers efficiently were among the seven inventive business concepts to win seed funding from Capital One Bank and a spot in an intensive NJIT accelerator ......
Military Inventions Gone Wrong: Animals4 December 2013, 12:00 am
To many of us the dog is a faithful companion; however to the Soviet army he was their secret weapon. As the colossal Battle of Kursk drew near the USSR desperately needed a way to try and knock out the German tanks – and they found it in dogs....
Inventing the Perfect Umbrella9 December 2013, 10:13 pm
Will a Japanese designer's new take on umbrellas catch on where others have failed?...
What is the Trick to Making the Most Waterproof Stuff on Earth?6 December 2013, 10:05 pm
It's all in the texture. An MIT-led team of mechanical engineers is creating a super water-resistant material inspired by the wings of butterflies...
This Wheel Turns Your Bicycle Into An Electric Hybrid5 December 2013, 9:45 pm
The Copenhagen Wheel can be snapped onto just about any bicycle to boost your pedaling power by up to 10 times...
This Device Lets People Video Chat With Their Pets4 December 2013, 8:19 pm
Who says you can't Skype with your cat or dog? With PetChatz, owners alleviate separation anxiety and even give their furry friends a special treat...
When Drones Get Personal4 December 2013, 3:28 pm
So we've seen how a drone can deliver a package, but can one become a buddy with a camera?...
Insect Farming Kit Lets You Raise Edible Bugs3 December 2013, 9:24 pm
The Tiny Farms setup comes with everything to cultivate one of the world's most sustainable (and popular) sources of food...
A Potato Battery Can Light Up a Room For Over a Month2 December 2013, 10:08 pm
A crop-based power system coming out of Israel is significantly cheaper than batteries, but why isn't anyone interested?...
Is the Future of the Internet in Iceland?2 December 2013, 9:06 pm
With free air cooling and 100 percent renewable electricity, does it make sense to outsource our data to Iceland?...
Can This Water-Recycling Shower Save $1,000 in Bills?27 November 2013, 4:09 pm
A Swedish industrial designer hopes his unique filtration system is the answer for rising water costs...
10 Things We’ve Learned About Taste27 November 2013, 1:45 pm
Do following rituals before a meal make the food taste better? What about the ambience of the room in which you're eating it?...
Animated Google Doodle computes the 107th birthday of Grace Murray Hopper9 December 2013, 10:22 am
An animated Doodle on the Google homepage honours American computer scientist and US Navy rear admiral Grace Murray Hopper, one of the first programmers of the Harvard Mark I computer and the woman credited with the development of COBOL....
European Investment Bank injects €100m into University of Limerick expansion9 December 2013, 8:36 am
A €100m boost by the European Investment Bank to the University of Limerick’s Capital Development Plan 2014-2018 is to create 1,000 jobs over the five years, including 290 full-time high-value positions and 710 construction-related jobs....
DemonWare manager’s game plan keeps IT projects on track6 December 2013, 7:00 am
Nicola Colleran combines her love of IT and business to keep projects running smoothly at Irish company DemonWare. She spoke to Claire O’Connell....
Seismic stations in Ireland and Wales pick up earthquake off Cork coast5 December 2013, 10:36 am
Seismic stations in Dublin, Wexford, Valentia, Co Kerry, and as far away as Wales picked up a 2.6-magnitude earthquake off the coast of Co Cork yesterday morning....
Europe’s top cancer research agency locates new facility at UCD5 December 2013, 9:54 am
Top European research agency the Cancer Systems Biology Research group has opened a new facility at UCD to advanced personalised medicine and targeted cancer treatment....
Go-go-Google droids – Andy Rubin to lead tech giant’s robotics division4 December 2013, 7:30 am
Google’s former head of Android Andy Rubin is to head up a new robotics division at the internet search giant. Having already made several acquisitions in this area and with an eye on the future, could droids be the reason Google decided to dominate the smartphone world?...
Camara Education seeks computer sponsors4 December 2013, 6:00 am
Camara Education is appealing to individuals and organisations to sponsor a computer that will be sent to Kenya to be installed in an e-learning centre for disadvantaged children....
Ireland showed the most improvement in science – OECD PISA study3 December 2013, 11:33 am
Ireland showed the most improvement in science, moving up five places to ninth position amongst 34 OECD countries, according to the latest OECD PISA study....
Ireland strengthens tech ties with Japan3 December 2013, 11:15 am
Ireland’s technological and scientific ties with Japan have been strengthened this week during a trade mission led by Taoiseach Enda Kenny, TD, that saw a €1.2m scientific co-operation deal signed and the expansion of Irish tech firm Cubic Telecoms’ operations in Japan and Asia-Pacific....
Demand for next gen in-car technology will stabilise motor industry2 December 2013, 5:14 pm
Demand for next-generation in-car technologies in emerging countries will provide the automotive industry with a sustained revenue stream, new research from Accenture indicates....
Chris Hadfield to touch down at BT Young Scientist2 December 2013, 1:45 pm
Col Chris Hadfield, who captured the public’s imagination by sharing on social media photos of Earth taken from the International Space Station (ISS), is to drop in on the BT Young Scientist...
NASA competition seeks students worldwide to create space rovers30 November 2013, 8:00 am
US space agency NASA is inviting second-level and college student teams worldwide to create a vehicle that can travel across the simulated surface of another world and contribute to the design of NASA’s next-generation space systems....