Team takes control of mouse's memory

Scientists say they've been able to control specific memories in mice in research that they hope could help treat diseases such as schizophrenia and post traumatic stress disorder.

Study - doorways may cause memory lapses

Have you ever walked into a room and forgot what you were doing? It turns out there may be a psychological reason for this mini-mental breakdown everyone is somewhat familiar with.

Team makes memory breakthrough

Researchers are developing a new type of computer memory that could be faster than existing commercial memory and use far less power than flash memory devices.

'Jell-O' memory device works inside human body

Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a soft, flexible memory device that can  function well in wet environments – perfect for electronic devices designed to work in and with the human body.

Google's replacing our memory, study finds

We've all suspected it, and apparently it's true: search engines such as Google are destroying our memory.

IBM makes phase-change memory breakthrough

IBM researchers have for the first time found a way of enabling phase-change memory to store data for longer, opening the way for low-cost, faster and more reliable memory applications.

Phase-change memory device knocks SSDs off their perch

A University of California, San Diego team will next week demonstrate a phase-change memory solid state storage device that's thousands of times faster than a conventional hard drive.

Nanomagnets give food for thought about computer memories

Scientists have developed egg-shaped nanomagnets that could be used for making future low-power computer memories.

New memory device could cut power consumption

Scientists at the University of Edinburgh say they have created fast, low-energy memory for MP3s, smartphones and cameras.

Device could revolutionize computer memory

Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a new device that they say represents a big advance for computer memory, making server farms more energy efficient and allowing computers to start more quickly.

IBM details next-gen Racetrack memory specs

IBM is developing a new class of memory that could eventually allow portable devices to store thousands of movies and run on a single battery for weeks at a time.

World's tiniest memory created in atomic nuclei

University of Utah physicists have stored information for 112 seconds in atomic nuclei and then been able to read it back.

Neuroscientists wipe specific memories, permanently

In Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, two people undergo a procedure to erase the memory of one another from their minds. And now love-lorn mice, at least, can experience the same relief from upsetting memories.

HP and Hynix tout ReRAM as Flash memory replacement

Hewlett Packard (HP) and Hynix are teaming up to promote the use of ReRAM in future electronic devices. The next-generation chip - which is based on memristor technology - could eventually replace flash memory used in today's mobile phones and MP3 players.

Intel and Micron sample 3bpc 25nm NAND flash memory

Intel and Micron have successfully sampled the first batch of 3-bit-per-cell (3bpc) NAND flash memory produced with 25-nanometer (nm) process technology.

Rambus optimizes DDR3 memory controller for HDTVs

Rambus has introduced a high-performance, low-cost DDR3 memory controller for HDTVs, Blu-ray players and digital set-top boxes.

Team develops read-once holograms using quantum light memory

An Australian team says it's developed the most efficient quantum memory for light ever, and has used it to create read-once holograms.

AMD touts expanded ATI FirePro lineup

AMD has expanded its ATI FirePro lineup with the introduction of five new graphics cards: the V7800, V5800, V4800, V3800 and 2460 (Multi-View).

Micron touts 2-Gigabit DDR2 memory for ARM-based smartphones

Micron is currently sampling a monolithic 2-gigabit(Gb) low-power DDR2 (LPDDR2) memory device designed to facilitate improved battery life and optimized system performance for ARM-based smartphones. 

OCZ touts next-gen SATA II SSDs

Wicked! OCZ has introduced the Vertex 2 and Agility 2 SATA II 2.5" Solid State Drive (SSD) series.