Big Bangs, big TOEs, ICT and ‘doing’ science

Approximately 15 petabytes of data will be recorded, catalogued, managed, distributed and processed each year. It would take a stack of CDs 20 kilometers high to record this much data.

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Obama team consults IBM on plan for smart grid

IBM found that a $10 billion investment to boost America’s smart grid infrastructure would create 239,000 new jobs.

Obama team consults IBM on plan for smart grid

New rainforest mapping technology gets huge support

The new technology called High-fidelity Imaging Spectroscopy (HiFIS) is part of the Carnegie Spectranomics Project. A unique airborne mapping system that can inventory and probe rain forest vegetation over nearly 40,000 acres per day.

New rainforest mapping technology gets huge support

IBM bares next five tech innovations

SOLAR technology in clothes, “talking” to the Internet and personal “digital shopping assistants:” these innovations will take place in five years or less, IBM said.

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New Technology Promises Compact High-Intensity Therapeutic Ultrasound

A Cornell graduate student in biomedical engineering built a pocket-sized high-intensity therapeutic ultrasound. The researchers hope that the new technology, now undergoing animal trials, one day will make it into portable clinical devices that could “stabilize a gunshot wound or deliver drugs to brain cancer patients.

New Technology Promises Compact High-Intensity Therapeutic Ultrasound

Torrance traffic signals getting smart

A $2.5 million Intelligent Transportation System that uses wireless computerized traffic signals that “talk” to each other to improve traffic flow should be operational in Torrance by late summer.

Torrance traffic signals getting smart - ContraCostaTimes.com