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Millimeter scale computing systems could be used to monitor eye pressure

By Damir Beciri
One Comment22 February 2011

u-m-cubic-milimeter-computerNearly invisible millimeter-scale systems could enable computing to be used nearly in everything around us, and the researchers from the University of Michigan (U-M) claim that’s the future of the industry. They point to Bell’s Law, which says there’s a new class of smaller, cheaper computers about every decade. They plan to use their miniature… »

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Fruit fly nervous system biomimicry for faster computer networks

By Rob Aid
One Comment15 January 2011

ziv-bar-josephThe fruit fly has evolved a method for arranging the tiny, hair-like structures it uses to feel and hear the world. A team of researchers in Israel and at Carnegie Mellon University were inspired by that method and they think it could be used for more effectively deployed wireless sensor networks, such as environmental monitoring,… »