Archive for October 27th, 2009

A GPS cellphone for children, to be reassured at any time


As our faithful readers will certainly know, security of our children is one of the fields in which surveillance technology has taken giant leaps forward in recent years. The Mamorino phone, which has just been announced by the Japanese multinational Kyocera, is promising to be the standard of reference to which all other devices of […]

Cellular batteries: not for your handset, but… cells acting as batteries!


One day we might be able to see microscopic devices, operating on power coming from synthetic cells which work just like a real battery. A research project carried out by Yale University, in fact, is studying the way in which some natural cells generate some small electric voltage. During the course of these studies, researchers […]