Taiwan Engineers Defeat Limits of Flash Memory

(—Taiwan-based Macronix has found a solution for a weakness in flash memory fadeout. A limitation of flash memory is simply that eventually it cannot be used; the more cells in the memory chips are erased, the less useful to store data. The write-erase cycles degrade insulation; eventually the cell fails. "Flash wears out after being [...]

By | December 2nd, 2012|News, Technology|0 Comments

The Link Between Fast Food and Depression Has Been Confirmed

According to a recent study headed by scientists from the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and the University of Granada, eating commercial baked goods (fairy cakes, croissants, doughnuts, etc.) and fast food (hamburgers, hotdogs and pizza) is linked to depression. Published in the Public Health Nutrition journal, the results reveal that consumers of [...]

By | March 30th, 2012|News|0 Comments

Nasa Examines ‘Tractor Beams’ for Sample Gathering

US space agency Nasa has funded a study of "tractor beams" to gather samples for analysis in future missions. The $100,000 (£63,000) award will be used to examine three laser-based approaches to do what has until now been the stuff of science fiction. Several tractor-beam ideas have been published in the scientific literature but none [...]

By | November 1st, 2011|Technology|0 Comments


By | July 24th, 2011|Uncategorized|0 Comments