Researchers have turned science fiction into reality with their development of a super-compact high-resolution microscope
When creativity and epochal intellect intersect Randy C. Hice Kalamazoo Central High School (KCHS) graduated two people of whom you may have heard: Derek Jeter, star shortstop for the New York Yankees, and James McDivitt, Gemini/Apollo astronaut. However, the KHCS alumnus who has had the greatest impact on the planet is George Gerpheide.
A new respect for old skills Randy C. Hice I’m happy to report that my new exercise regimen is paying unimaginable dividends. I have been hopping up and down two flights of stairs in my home on one leg several dozen times a day
It is well-known that Vincent van Gogh often painted over his older works. A new non-destructive technique allows this type of hidden painting to be revealed in unprecedented detail
In science fiction stories, it is either the inexhaustible energy source of the future or a superweapon of galactic magnitude
Scientists seeking to protect the soldier of the future may learn a great deal from a primitive 'dinosaur' fish
SeaGen, the world’s first commercial-scale tidal turbine has delivered electricity into the grid for the first time
What will things be like in 20 years? Rob Farber I recently had the pleasure of attending a pioneering work-shop in San Francisco titled, "Computing of the Future," which discussed the question, "What will computing be like in 20 years?
Utilizing a layered architecture is key to optimization Jennifer Schwartz A common test system management challenge is adding new technologies while balancing longevity and scal-ability
If this column is vaguely reminiscent of my last column and seems a bit like shameless pandering to Wolfram Research, well...it is! Whether finding a site on my own or being pointed in that direction by others, upon see-ing something that is not only informative, non-trivial and interesting, but also easy-to-grasp, colorful and fun, there is a compulsion to share with colleagues.
web exclusive Tools regarding Internet Radio broadcasts (part 2 of 2) John R. Joyce, Ph.D. (audio intro) Last time we looked at tools for receiving Internet Radio broadcasts. This time we'll take a look at how you can create your own Internet Radio broadcasts
OM CP Rugged Temperature and Humidity Logger 2000 The OM CP RHTEMP 2000 is a wall mountable humidity and temperature data logger with the ability to simultaneously display remote readings of environmental parameters, including temperature and humidity. The eight button,
When working with Laboratory Informatics systems you are, by default, going to be working with databases. In industry, despite Microsoft's best efforts, this is likely to be some flavor of the Oracle relational data base system. Most users will, with relief, be restricted to accessing this database only through the application. This both masks the complexity of the system and helps ensure the integrity of the data.
Resources to help in your ongoing quest John R. Joyce, Ph.D. In the field of laboratory informatics, there is perhaps no area more neglected than that of system validation