Scientists Create Possible Precursor to Life
Posted October 20, 2014 by in News
How did life originate? And can scientists create life? These questions not only occupy the minds of scientists interested in the origin of life, but also researchers working with technology of the fu...
Understanding ERP Deployment Choices
Posted October 20, 2014 by in Editorial
Companies now need to evolve quickly, which means being able to move some or all business operations to an existing or new ERP instance quickly and inexpensively, anywhere in the world. Small companie...
New Catalyst Could Improve Biofuels Production
Posted October 17, 2014 by in News
Washington State University researchers have developed a new catalyst that could lead to making biofuels cheaply and more efficiently. Led by Voiland Distinguished Professor Yong Wang, the researcher...
6 Things You Want to Have in Your Desktop PCB Design Library
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Posted October 17, 2014 by in Editorial
Accurate and up-to-date library data are the foundation for a successful and high-quality PCB design project. Discovering that your prototype can’t be manufactured because of an incorrect footprint,...
Researchers Develop World’s Thinnest Electric Generator
Posted October 16, 2014 by in News
Researchers from Columbia Engineering and the Georgia Institute of Technology report today that they have made the first experimental observation of piezoelectricity and the piezotronic effect in an a...
10 Critical Questions Manufacturers Should Ask Before Choosing a Cloud-based ERP Solution
Posted October 16, 2014 by in Editorial
Over the last few years, Software as a Service (SaaS) has become a compelling and credible delivery model for business applications. SaaS, also referred to as “On-Demand” or “Cloud Computing”,...
How the Fruit Fly Could Help Us Sniff out Drugs and Bombs
Posted October 15, 2014 by in News
A fly's sense of smell could be used in new technology to detect drugs and bombs, new University of Sussex research has found. Brain scientist Professor Thomas Nowotny was surprised to find that the ...
How to Eliminate Design Re-spins with HyperLynx DRC
Mentor Graphics
Posted October 15, 2014 by in Editorial
SI, PI and EMI simulation are commonly used in pre-layout and post-layout simulations. However, recent complex designs require more accurate simulations, which require more accurate simulation models ...
First Observation of Atomic Diffusion Inside Bulk Material
Posted October 14, 2014 by in News
Researchers at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory have obtained the first direct observations of atomic diffusion inside a bulk material. The research, which could be used to giv...
Improve Scheduling, Production, and Quality Using Cloud ERP
Posted October 14, 2014 by in Editorial
The software as a service (SaaS) model of application delivery, more commonly known as ‘cloud deployment’, in which software features are accessed through a Web browser, is an excellent way for ma...
Variable Glass Coatings to Stop Condensation on Windows
Posted October 13, 2014 by in News
Thin-film coatings impart new properties to glass in applications as diverse as window glazing, solar cells and touchscreens. With the Megatron sputtering system, it is now possible for the first time...
The Jitter-Noise Duality and Anatomy of an Eye Diagram
Mentor Graphics
Posted October 13, 2014 by in Editorial
Within this paper we discuss the proper way of finding BER, as a function of the sample time and voltage, explain the effect of jitter introduced at the driver and receiver on the eye diagram and comp...
Flying Robots to Save Lives in the Alps
Posted October 10, 2014 by in News
Scientists at the University of Twente are working on robots that are expected to save lives in calamity situations in the Alps. The emphasis within this SHERPA project is on cooperation between human...
Making Window Glass Visible — but Only to Birds
Posted October 9, 2014 by in News
Ultraviolet patterns can make window glass visible to birds, thus preventing fatal collisions. However, it has now been shown that such windows are not likely to work for all species, but only for bir...
Bio-Nanotechnology: Smallest World Record
Posted October 8, 2014 by in News
Scientists from the University of Leeds have taken a crucial step forward in bio-nanotechnology, a field that uses biology to develop new tools for science, technology and medicine. The new study, pu...
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