LED lamps and lightbulbs are solid-state devices that use light-emitting diodes as the source of light. LED lighting offers longer service life and high energy efficiency than incandescent or fluorescent bulbs, but as an emerging consumer technology, remains more expensive than both.
A wirelessly-enabled pillbox sends email and text message alerts when it's time to take a medication.
January 27, 2013 1:07pm |
The European Commission has selected the two winning proposals: one to model the entire brain using a supercomputer and another to push graphene into the marketplace. Half a billion euros each.
2 | January 24, 2013 11:14pm |
Country's post-Fukushima energy pendulum is slowly swinging back to nuclear.
7 | January 24, 2013 6:02am |
San Francisco's Bay Bridge will soon be the host for a new light sculpture designed by artist Leo Villareal.
January 23, 2013 3:13am |
MELBOURNE -- A production company's secret cinema concept paves the way to new business.
January 23, 2013 2:30am |
Siemens, Nissan, Hyundai rumored to be interested in acquiring Molycorp. But don't count out the very country that already controls the market, says one expert.
1 | January 18, 2013 5:24am |
At only 12 watts, the "Nanolight" provides the brightness of a 100-watt incandescent light bulb and can last decades.
9 | January 17, 2013 4:28am |
Could the land of Bob Marley be poised to stir it up against China's dominance of rare earths? After a recent find, Japan thinks so.
4 | January 17, 2013 12:43am |
ELF, a pint-sized hybrid electric vehicle powered by both you and the sun, has secured enough investment to make its future a real possibility for urban commuters.
10 | January 15, 2013 1:03am |
BUENOS AIRES -- Former luxury brand design director Pablo Reinoso has returned to his roots in the fine art world. So why do his benches and frames crawl up walls?
January 11, 2013 1:49am |
You might have been on Christmas break and not noticed when China tightened its stranglehold on the metals vital to everything from missiles to iPhones.
5 | January 9, 2013 5:28am |
"Breakthrough" live footage of the elusive creature was made possible by innovative technologies that may soon revolutionize deep sea exploration.
2 | January 9, 2013 4:15am |
It's not innovative, but one supermarket is bucking an industry trend and saving millions.
18 | January 3, 2013 12:54pm |
The University of California recently earned an "F" on its new university-wide rebranding. What should it have already learned from similar missteps in the business world?
18 | January 3, 2013 3:00am |
It's thin! It's light! It's vibrant! It's yours, for only $10,334! LG is now taking orders for its 55-incher.
January 2, 2013 7:16pm |
Leaking current could turn housing "live" after 30 minutes.
4 | December 22, 2012 3:58am |
The marquee message: Alternative, safer nuclear reactors are the key to a carbon-free energy future.
5 | December 18, 2012 5:18am |
It's now conceivable that marijuana could be legalized throughout more of the U.S., so we sought answers about who would profit from the end of its prohibition
31 | December 13, 2012 8:19pm |
Two U.S. utilities - Pacific Gas and Electric, and Florida Power & Light - are considering adding a modular reactor at renewables sites to assure 'baseload' electricity.
9 | December 13, 2012 4:30am |
Will we see commercial mind reading, an end to the digital divide and junk mail becoming priority mail in the next five years?
December 13, 2012 3:21am |