Inspired by natural materials such as bone — a matrix of minerals and other substances, including living cells — MIT engineers have coaxed bacterial cells to produce biofilms that can incorporate nonliving materials, such as gold nanoparticles and quantum dots.
Imagine an electronic display nearly as clear as a window, or a curtain that illuminates a room, or a smartphone screen that doubles in size, stretching like rubber. Now imagine all of these being made from the same material.
Twitter's seized the moral high ground by giving control of its patents to its staff, and promising never to become a patent troll.
An astonishing one in seven computer users may have received phone calls from scammers posing as support engineers, Microsoft is warning.
Did you know that China is governed by scientists? Yes, both the Chinese President and his Premier are engineers. In addition, 8 out of China’s top 9 government officials are scientists.
A mole may have informed Google that Twitter was attempting to poach two of its senior engineers.