An MIT team has developed a paper stick that could someday be used as an inexpensive and accurate way to detect a range of cancers. It holds particular promise for the developing world.
The Solar Impulse starts the fourth leg of its flight across America, but it will have to make a pit stop in Cincinnati to avoid bad weather before landing in Washington, D.C.
The solar-powered airplane departs California on a tour that will take it across the nation ahead of a globe-circling journey in 2015.
Global sales of semiconductors rise nearly 32 percent in 2010, reaching a record level of $298.3 billion, according to new stats from the Semiconductor Industry Association.
Semiconductor sales for November inched down slightly from October but grew by 14 percent over November 2009, according to an industry group.
This story misstated the day the SIA made its announcement. It is Wednesday.
But the Semiconductor Industry Association says it expects chip sales worldwide to resume growth in 2010.
The Semiconductor Industry Association said Monday that global sales of chips declined by 2.4 percent in October.
Chip sales rose a healthy 5.9 percent in April, despite a sluggish economy, according to a report by the Semiconductor Industry Association