June 26, 2017

Researchers have developed a new nanoscale memory cell that holds tremendous promise for successful integration with superconducting processors. The new technology provides stable memory at a smaller size than other proposed memory devices.

May 25, 2017

Energy commodity prices increased by 2,7% in April, while non-energy prices declined by 2,4%.

May 24, 2017

The internet of things, artificial intelligence, networked production, smart homes – these are the magic words of digital transformation. While the big technology companies are already equipping their products and production with artificial intelligence, some medium-sized companies are not succumbing to its spell -- yet. Scientists report in a new article how they help companies implement Industry 4.0.

May 23, 2017

Oil prices may rise or fall in the short-term, but they will return to a range of $55 to $65 in the long term because that's the price of oil from fracking shale wells, the Goldman Sachs head of research said in Chicago Wednesday.

May 22, 2017

Roll-up computer screens and other flexible electronics are getting closer to reality as scientists improve upon a growing number of components that can bend and stretch. One team now reports another development that can contribute to this evolution: a low-cost conductive paper that would be easy to manufacture on a large scale.

April 28, 2017

All commodity price indexes fell in March, reversing February’s gains.

Energy and raw materials registered the biggest declines, falling 5,9 % and 2,9 % respectively.

April 26, 2017

Synthetic rubber and plastics -- used for manufacturing tires, toys and myriad other products -- are produced from butadiene, a molecule traditionally made from petroleum or natural gas. But those humanmade materials could get a lot greener soon, thanks to a team of scientists that has invented a process to make butadiene from renewable sources.