19 Feb 2018

An Ultrathin, Super-Stretchy Nanomesh Skin Display is the Future of Wearables

IN BRIEF The tech, which was brought to life through an academic-industrial collaboration led by Professor Takao Someya at the University of Tokyo’s Graduate School of Engineering, will be displayed and discussed today, February 17th, at the AAAS Annual Meeting in Austin, Texas. Japenese researchers have created a stretchy, ultrathin electric “skin” that can read and display […]

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12 Feb 2018

Scientists Tease Out How the Brain Processes Sensory Experiences

Building a World Our raw sensory experiences — what we see, hear, feel, taste, and smell — make up our construction the world around us. But how? How does this continuous stream of raw data translate into a seamless understanding of our existence? Two recent studies from researchers at the International School for Advanced Studies explore how a […]

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10 Feb 2018

Want a World Without Blackouts? Power the Future With Renewable Energy.

Renewable and Sustainable Whether at the national or corporate level, an integral part of most plans to combat climate change is making the shift to renewable energy sources. With solar and wind power leading the charge, renewables are steadily finding their way into the energy infrastructure of a number of countries and companies. Some have already […]

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03 Feb 2018

Quantum Video Call Displays the Future of Secure Communication

IN BRIEF In 2017, a year after China launched the Micius satellite, a quantum video conference was held between China and Europe. The 75-minute call was secured using quantum technology, and serves as a demonstration of the practicality of such communications. SECURE QUANTUM COMMUNICATIONS China launched its Micius satellite in 2016, and in the time […]

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