"Heart disease-on-a-chip" could usher in an age of personalized medicine

Posted in Hardware on 26th May, 2014
by Alex Muller

Harvard scientists have created the world's first lab-grown sample of functioning human heart tissue that has a cardiovascular disease.

Single-chip device to provide real-time ultrasonic 3D images from inside the heart and blood vessels

Posted in Medicine on 24th Feb, 2014
by Alex Muller

Real-time 3D imaging from inside the heart.

Insect Nervous System Copied to Boost Computing Power

Posted in Science on 29th Jan, 2014
by Alex Muller

Brains are the most powerful computers known. Now microchips built to mimic insects nervous systems have been shown to successfully tackle technical computing problems.

An AI Chip to Help Computers Understand Images

Posted in Hardware on 5th Jan, 2014
by Alex Muller

Hardware designed specifically to run complex neural networks could let personal devices make sense of the world.

Google wants to make its own server chips, taking big biz from Intel

Posted in Business on 14th Dec, 2013
by Alex Muller

Google is a software company. Google is a services company. But its not really a hardware company, at least not yet.