New inks and tools allow 3-D printing of lithium-ion technology.By making the basic building blocks of batteries out of ink, Harvard materials scientist Jennifer Lewis is laying the groundwork for lithium-ion batteries and other high-performing electronics that can be produced with 3-D printers.
Kateeva says its new manufacturing equipment can produce affordable displays based on organic light-emitting diodes.Color-rich, energy-efficient, and flexible displays based on organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs) could soon be churned out more economically on giant ink-jet printers.
The appearance of indium gallium zinc oxide transistors in iPads shows that the display industry is poised to begin churning out a new breed of high-performance screens.One of the most important innovations in Apple’s latest iPads lies behind the screen. In many of the tablets, the pixels in t
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In this age of social media, self-promotion is the name of the game. We all have our little avatars, our little pictures and texts that we put out into the electronic world, that we hope get “liked.” Walt Whitman too was a self promoter, a performer, a p
Back in 2009, a couple of judges in Pennsylvania were found guilty of one of the most reprehensible schemes I’ve ever heard of: they were paid bribes—a total of $2 million over four years—in exchange for sending kids to newly built detention facilities for relatively petty
For three weeks, hundreds of thousands of Ukrainian protesters have been flooding the streets of Kiev, occupying government buildings and taking over the city's Independence Square. Initially, the demonstrators were expressing discontent at President Viktor Yanukovych's decision to pull out of a
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