Aug. 31- China and India have the biggest populations in the Asia-Pacific region, and the economic news coming out of both countries usually dominates world headlines. But it's their relatively small regional neighbors Japan and South Korea that dominate the Reuters Top 75: Asia's Most Innovative Universities, a list that identifies the educational...
LONDON, Aug 1- GlaxoSmithKline and Google parent Alphabet's life sciences unit are creating a new company focused on fighting diseases by targeting electrical signals in the body, jump-starting a novel field of medicine called bioelectronics. The new company, owned 55 percent by GSK and 45 percent by Verily, will be based at GSK's Stevenage research centre...
The Pentagon will partner with a consortium of 89 universities, manufacturers, non-profits, and other groups to establish an institute that would research materials "that can see, hear, sense, communicate, store energy, regulate temperature, monitor health, change color, and much more," Defense Secretary Ash Carter said on Friday. The Pentagon has awarded $75...
WASHINGTON, April 1- The Pentagon said on Friday it awarded $75 million for the creation of an institute organized by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to develop high-tech fibers and textiles. The Revolutionary Fibers and Textiles Manufacturing Innovation Institute will be based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and bring together a consortium of 89...
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Glenn Hutchins, North Island Advisory chairman, discusses the impact of Moore's law, as technical devices get smaller and smaller and become integrated into people's lives.
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IBM announced it will invest $3 billion in chip research and development in hopes of finding a game-changing breakthrough.
In the latest episode of "The Edge", CNBC takes a closer look at nano technology and potential industrial applications.
CNBC visits the University of Manchester, U.K., where the world's lightest, thinnest and strongest material is being produced: graphene.
Dato Jespal Deol, CEO of Graphene Nanochem, explains that the group produces nano-material for a number of global blue-chip companies.
Alex Gunz, fund manager at Heptagon Capital, discusses the advances in the nanotechnology sector and where to invest.
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