What Do You Hate Most About Your Cell Carrier?

Everyone moans about their cell carrier. According to a brand new Pew survey on that very topic, 77 percent of us are dissatisfied with with download speeds; 72 percent gripe about dropped calls; and 69 percent are annoyed at the amount of text message spam we receive. But what annoys you most about your cell carrier?… » 8/03/12 5:14am 8/03/12 5:14am

Scientists Use Skin To Replace Brain Cells Destroyed By Parkinson's

Parkinson's is a horrible degenerative disorder of the central nervous system which is sadly incurable. But now a team of scientists from Johns Hopkins has been able to grow the brain cells which are usually destroyed by the disease from skin stem cells—and they're confident it will help them develop new treatments. » 7/18/12 8:36am 7/18/12 8:36am

World's Fastest Camera Catches Cancer at 36.7 Million FPS

There are plenty of insanely fast ways to acquire images, but in a lab in UCLA, engineers have created the world's fastest 2D camera. It's so fast, it can image 36.7 million fully-2D frames every second—and it could revolutionize the way screen for cancer. » 7/10/12 10:00am 7/10/12 10:00am

Cell Phone Radiation Could Interact With Human Tissues in a…

Los Alamos National Labs is often associated with bombs, and the one it dropped today is no less likely to stir up a firestorm. Figuratively speaking, of course. That simmering controversy surrounding cell phone signals' effect on biological tissue surfaced again today via a Los Alamos researcher who says the… » 4/29/11 12:00am 4/29/11 12:00am

This Chip Might Bring Perfect Reception to Your Home, Without…

So it's a quandary. Your house is in a service dead zone, and you don't want to shell out $150 more for something you're paying for already. What's worth more, principle or a functioning phone? That decision might be over. » 9/17/10 3:40pm 9/17/10 3:40pm

Toshiba Cell TVs Claim Real-Time 2D to 3D Conversion

The Cell processor that runs the show on Toshiba's new Cell TV is usually found in high-end PCs (and most notably the PS3). Now it's invading your living room, bringing real-time 2D to 3D conversion hype with it. » 1/06/10 2:03pm 1/06/10 2:03pm

The Cell Processor Is Going Extinct (Updated)

IBM's shitcanning the Cell processor line—you know, the chip that's in the PS3 and uh, Toshiba laptops and TVsaccording to their VP of Deep Computing, making the current PowerXCell 8i the last of its ilk. Updated. » 11/23/09 9:34am 11/23/09 9:34am