Research

Apple Says to Add Two More R&D Centers in China

March 18, 2017

Apple will set up two new research and development centers in Shanghai and Suzhou in China, it said in a statement in its Chinese website on Friday.

A biocompatible stretchable material for brain implants and 'electronic skin'

March 16, 2017

Stanford chemical engineers have developed a soft, flexible plastic electrode that stretches like rubber but carries electricity like wires - ideal for brain interfaces and other implantable electronics, they report in an open-access March 10 paper in Science Advances.

5G and beyond: National Science Foundation plunks down $6 million for advanced wireless research

March 09, 2017

The National Science Foundation today announced that it would hand out a total of $6.1 million in research funding for Northeastern University and US Ignite, Inc in a partnership designed to hasten the development of advanced wireless technologies.

State and Local Support for University R&D (2011-2015)

March 05, 2017

State and local governments invested $3.8 billion in R&D at institutions of higher education in FY 2015, with the top ten states accounting for $2.3 billion – roughly 59.4 percent of overall spending, according to an SSTI analysis of NSF data.

Cory Gardner: Making science bipartisan again

February 21, 2017

The American Competitiveness and Innovation Act is a much-needed and long-awaited update to the America COMPETES Act, a comprehensive bill aimed at ensuring America remains a global leader when it comes to science, research, and technology.

NASA selects proposals for first-ever space technology research institutes

February 21, 2017

NASA has selected proposals for the creation of two multi-disciplinary, university-led research institutes that will focus on the development of technologies critical to extending human presence deeper into our solar system.

Taxpayer-Funded Scientists Caught Plagiarizing Were Allowed To Keep Researching

February 14, 2017

The primary government agency for funding scientific research gave researchers caught plagiarizing light punishments and allowed them to continue receiving government grants.The Office of the Inspector General (OIG) found no fewer than 23 incidents of plagiarism by government-funded researchers,

Beneficial AI conference develops 'Asilomar AI principles' to guide future AI research

February 07, 2017

At the Beneficial AI 2017 conference, January 5-8 held at a conference center in Asilomar, California -- a sequel to the 2015

These may be the last glasses you will ever need to buy

January 31, 2017

Don’t throw away your bifocals or multiple glasses yet, but those days might soon be over. A team led by University of Utah engineers has created “smart glasses” with liquid-based lenses that can automatically adjust the focus on what you’re seeing, at any distance.

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative: Top 8 facts

January 25, 2017

With the launch of the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, the organisation aims to invest in the long-term future of communities by undertaking vital research in areas such as science, technology and education to ensure each individual can reach

Pages

Subscribe to Research