Innovation must cut across all sectors, European Commission President José Manuel Barroso told the Innovation Convention 2014, an event organised by the EU to enable people to discuss new ideas.
Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin are a new form of electronic money independent of traditional banking, with the bitcoins that started circulating in 2009 becoming the most prominent of several such fledgling digital currencies.
For most of us, music is emotional. In other words, we can't help but listen to a classic without shedding a tear or wanting to dance in place. Yet for some, this simply doesn't happen. There's just no feeling attached to the beat or lyrics of their favorite song.
Boston Medical Center has conducted a study examining parental mobile phone use while out at a restaurant eating with their children. The results suggest that the focus on cellular devices is inhibiting healthy family interactions with children.
A challenge for university researchers is to make the best use of any funding on their projects and anything that can save money should be welcomed.
In the last 12 months more than 13,000 people have run simulations and 309,000 have made use of tutorials, lectures, or seminars at nanoHUB.org, a science and engineering gateway made up of community-contributed resources.
EU scientists have found that the new car coolant at the centre of a dispute that has pitched regulators against Germany and its luxury carmaker Daimler does not pose any serious safety risks, the European Commission said on Friday.
Using an emerging class of magnetic material called multiferroics, a team of U.S. researchers have made improvements in computer processing.
High-tech robots called PackBots will be unleashed during the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil to help boost security and examine suspicious objects.
Over 800 million people worldwide use the social media website Facebook. Unsurprisingly, the social media site been the subject of much debate in recent years because personal information has been exposed to many advertising and Internet tracking companies.
Last week's event Cloudscape VI in Brussels, Belgium, which had the tagline ‘cloud for a smart economy and smart society’, featured much discussion of the policy aspects of cloud computing, as well as the potential benefits of cloud computing for both business and scientific research.