Their exceptional properties open up an increasing number of applications. Some of them are now leaving the labs.
Dramatically speeding the process gives researchers in pharma, chemistry, agriculture access to more high-quality DNA. / Emily Leproust
Studying metals at a mesoscopic scale is both a major scientific breakthrough and a competitiveness challenge for the aeronautics industry.
Numerous applications are expected in the areas of health, energy, materials, environment and agriculture.
A slew of product introductions indicate VR technology is coming into its own - but the sector is still waiting for a killer app.
At the dawn of 2015, digital technologies are about to enter another new and awaited field: our relationship with ourselves.
MIT's Technology Review regularly cites this technology as being one that could change the world. Why?
With the Glass project, Google has captured the imagination of techies and consumers, while also raising social and privacy issues.
What kinds of benefits will it bring, and is it worthy of the current hype? Discussion with David Spencer (SAP) and Don Huesman (Wharton).
Enterprise mobility is poised to fundamentally change the IT landscape. How to manage the associated security risks, costs, and organizational challenges?
How can increases in demand for bandwidth continue to be met? New approaches of network management require a pragmatic idea of the network neutrality.
To understand tsunamis or locate oil slicks, scientists are running ever more complex models in ever more powerful machines.
Intel's breakthrough “vertical” chip means that computer capacity will keep increasing. What will all that new firepower mean for technology and society? And what happens after that?
When it comes to technology, making the right call is surprisingly rare -even among its inventors.
GreenTouch, a global consortium organized by Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs, is spearheading an initiative to innovate and create technologies that will allow networks to achieve an increase in energy efficiency by a factor of 1000.