ITworld Science http://www.itworld.com/taxonomy/term/48/all en If you're thinking of buying Google Glass, think twice http://www.itworld.com/consumerization-it/414520/if-youre-thinking-buying-google-glass-think-twice On tax day, April 15th 2014, Google is making its Glass project available for purchase to everyone. While it sounds exciting and tempting event at $1,500, I’d caution you to reconsider before taking the leap.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/consumerization-it/414520/if-youre-thinking-buying-google-glass-think-twice" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/consumerization-it/414520/if-youre-thinking-buying-google-glass-think-twice#comments Cloud Computing Consumerization of IT Development Hardware Internet Mobile & Wireless Personal Tech Science Unified Communications Opinion glass wearables Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:46:01 +0000 mombrea 414520 at http://www.itworld.com Samsung promises a game changer in chip design http://www.itworld.com/science/413480/samsung-promises-game-changer-chip-design If graphene can do everything Samsung claims, silicon might fall out of favor.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/science/413480/samsung-promises-game-changer-chip-design" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/science/413480/samsung-promises-game-changer-chip-design#comments Science hardware News graphene IBM Materials Samsung silicon Mon, 07 Apr 2014 21:43:22 +0000 Andy Patrizio 413480 at http://www.itworld.com Scientists battle cancer with nanoballoons and lasers http://www.itworld.com/hardware/413070/scientists-battle-cancer-nanoballoons-and-lasers Scientists are working with nanoballoons that are popped by lasers to target chemotherapy treatments directly at cancerous tumors. <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/hardware/413070/scientists-battle-cancer-nanoballoons-and-lasers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/hardware/413070/scientists-battle-cancer-nanoballoons-and-lasers#comments Hardware Science News emerging tech nanotechnology Fri, 04 Apr 2014 15:12:12 +0000 IDGNS staff 413070 at http://www.itworld.com In space, nobody can hear you poop http://www.itworld.com/internet/412516/space-nobody-can-hear-you-poop Reason #47 why I never want to go to space.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/internet/412516/space-nobody-can-hear-you-poop" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/internet/412516/space-nobody-can-hear-you-poop#comments Internet Science Video NASA space videos viral videos Tue, 01 Apr 2014 18:42:59 +0000 keithshaw 412516 at http://www.itworld.com Researchers 3D print micro trusses as strong as steel, lighter than water http://www.itworld.com/hardware/411547/researchers-3d-print-micro-trusses-strong-steel-lighter-water Using 3D laser lithography, a team of German scientists have created micro-truss and -shell structures from ceramic polymer composites that exceed the strength-to-weight ratio of all engineering materials, with a density below 1,000 kg/m. <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/hardware/411547/researchers-3d-print-micro-trusses-strong-steel-lighter-water" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/hardware/411547/researchers-3d-print-micro-trusses-strong-steel-lighter-water#comments Hardware Science News 3D printing Wed, 26 Mar 2014 16:05:52 +0000 IDGNS staff 411547 at http://www.itworld.com Research on bendable glass could lead to flexible mobile phones http://www.itworld.com/hardware/408248/research-bendable-glass-could-lead-flexible-mobile-phones Los Alamos scientists are working on a &#039;metallic&#039; glass that could be used in tablets, spacecraft and golf clubs. <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/hardware/408248/research-bendable-glass-could-lead-flexible-mobile-phones" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/hardware/408248/research-bendable-glass-could-lead-flexible-mobile-phones#comments Hardware Mobile & Wireless Science News Thu, 06 Mar 2014 16:16:52 +0000 IDGNS staff 408248 at http://www.itworld.com Scientists achieve nuclear fusion with giant laser http://www.itworld.com/hardware/404814/scientists-achieve-nuclear-fusion-giant-laser Researchers at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory have achieved a first: A nuclear fusion system has produced more energy than it initially absorbed. <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/hardware/404814/scientists-achieve-nuclear-fusion-giant-laser" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/hardware/404814/scientists-achieve-nuclear-fusion-giant-laser#comments Green IT Hardware Science News energy Thu, 13 Feb 2014 20:13:19 +0000 IDGNS staff 404814 at http://www.itworld.com NASA asteroid plan won't include Ben Affleck, Bruce Willis http://www.itworld.com/science/403265/nasa-asteroid-plan-wont-include-ben-affleck-bruce-willis Spacecraft plans to grab sample from asteroid in 2018 - this video shows how it will be done.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/science/403265/nasa-asteroid-plan-wont-include-ben-affleck-bruce-willis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/science/403265/nasa-asteroid-plan-wont-include-ben-affleck-bruce-willis#comments Science Video Armageddon asteroid astronomy audition videos Ben Affleck Bruce Willis NASA space Tue, 04 Feb 2014 15:48:13 +0000 keithshaw 403265 at http://www.itworld.com Science! Debunking faster-than-light theories http://www.itworld.com/science/401555/science-debunking-faster-light-theories Video explains why we still can&#039;t figure out how to go faster than the speed of light. Curse you, Einstein!<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/science/401555/science-debunking-faster-light-theories" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/science/401555/science-debunking-faster-light-theories#comments Science Video Einstein explainer videos physics science speed of light Thu, 23 Jan 2014 16:49:51 +0000 keithshaw 401555 at http://www.itworld.com Researchers plan to use nano-satellites as space traffic cops http://www.itworld.com/hardware/401316/researchers-plan-use-nano-satellites-space-traffic-cops Scientists at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory are working on a project that envisions a team of small satellites acting as traffic cops in space <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/hardware/401316/researchers-plan-use-nano-satellites-space-traffic-cops" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/hardware/401316/researchers-plan-use-nano-satellites-space-traffic-cops#comments Hardware Science News Thu, 23 Jan 2014 20:01:28 +0000 IDGNS staff 401316 at http://www.itworld.com 3D graphene-like material could lead to super electronics http://www.itworld.com/hardware/401189/3d-graphene-material-could-lead-super-electronics Researchers at the University of Oxford have discovered a new material that could someday turn a 1TB hard drive into one that can store 10TB of data on the same volume. <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/hardware/401189/3d-graphene-material-could-lead-super-electronics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/hardware/401189/3d-graphene-material-could-lead-super-electronics#comments Hardware Science Storage News Thu, 23 Jan 2014 20:25:33 +0000 IDGNS staff 401189 at http://www.itworld.com The Earth is hot! The Earth is cold! NASA videos play both sides http://www.itworld.com/science/401177/earth-hot-earth-cold-nasa-videos-play-both-sides Two new videos courtesy of NASA showcase global warming visualizations and the January chill felt across much of the U.S.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/science/401177/earth-hot-earth-cold-nasa-videos-play-both-sides" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/science/401177/earth-hot-earth-cold-nasa-videos-play-both-sides#comments Science Video global warming NASA Polar Vortex videos weather Tue, 21 Jan 2014 18:41:31 +0000 keithshaw 401177 at http://www.itworld.com I talked with 5 diabetics and they want Google's smart contact lenses, STAT! http://www.itworld.com/401116/i-talked-5-diabetics-and-they-want-googles-smart-contact-lenses-stat There&#039;s no question about it: Diabetics are excited about the prospect of a tiny little contact lens simplifying their lives. <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/401116/i-talked-5-diabetics-and-they-want-googles-smart-contact-lenses-stat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/401116/i-talked-5-diabetics-and-they-want-googles-smart-contact-lenses-stat#comments Personal Tech Science News Google healthcare wearable technology Tue, 21 Jan 2014 17:59:50 +0000 IDGNS staff 401116 at http://www.itworld.com Does Gangnam style really exist? New research using Azure aims to find out http://www.itworld.com/cloud-computing/400434/does-gangnam-style-really-exist-new-research-using-azure-aims-find-out Microsoft Research announced 45 recipients of a new program that awards free Azure usage for scientific and academic research projects. <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/cloud-computing/400434/does-gangnam-style-really-exist-new-research-using-azure-aims-find-out" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/cloud-computing/400434/does-gangnam-style-really-exist-new-research-using-azure-aims-find-out#comments Cloud Computing Science cloudcomputing Opinion Azure research Thu, 16 Jan 2014 21:04:10 +0000 Nancy Gohring 400434 at http://www.itworld.com See-through, organic transistors are 'world's fastest' http://www.itworld.com/hardware/399615/see-through-organic-transistors-are-worlds-fastest Researchers at Stanford and University of Nebraska-Lincoln say latest organic semiconductors approaching silicon in performance. <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/hardware/399615/see-through-organic-transistors-are-worlds-fastest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/hardware/399615/see-through-organic-transistors-are-worlds-fastest#comments Hardware IT Management Science News transistors Mon, 13 Jan 2014 18:07:38 +0000 IDGNS staff 399615 at http://www.itworld.com