On Oct. 28, 2016, the University of California San Diego will host the annual Contextual Robotics Forum, a one-day event featuring talks by world leaders and local researchers developing robotics for the benefit of society. This year’s theme is “Shared Autonomy: New Directions in Human-Machine Interaction”. In just one day, attendees will get a big picture […]

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Nanotechnology could dramatically improve energy storage for electronics, cars, and buildings. By Wendy Koch, National Geographic Published November 17, 2014 Tiny is big in the quest to build batteries that store more energy for cars, buildings, and personal electronics. Nanosize batteries that are 80,000 times thinner than a human hair represent a promising new front. […]

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By Colin Jeffrey, October 13, 2014 Artist’s impression of an electron wave in a crystal of nuclear-spin-free silicon-28 atoms (Image: Dr Stephanie Simmons, UNSW) In what are claimed to be new world records, two teams working in parallel at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) in Australia have each found solutions to problems facing […]

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